Chrome 28 delivers rich notifications for apps, extensions on Windows

By Shawn Knight
Jul 10, 2013
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  1. Google recently released version 28 of Chrome for Windows as an automatic update which includes a couple of noteworthy features in addition to bug fixes. It’s the first version of the browser that ships with Google’s new rendering engine called...

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    It just keeps getting better.

    It does feels faster, especially in 'heavy' websites like The Verge.
  3. How exactly are notifications being delivered even if the app isn't running?

    Is there some other program running in the background after Chrome shuts down that handles notifications?

    If so, how does a user shut down that background program?
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I dont notice any difference.
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I did. I usually found Chrome didn't scroll as fast as Firefox when I went to The Verge. I then "tested" this by loading the page and as soon as anything is rendered I immediately began to scroll down.

    I noticed the browser doesn't wait for the page to be completely drawn now; perhaps is not even this, maybe the case is that its drawing much faster giving me such an illusion. I know it's not an empirical test, but that's what I saw.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +2,034

    Me either.
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Chrome 27 brought a 5% improvement, but nothing was mentioned about 28. If I am not mistaken, they are beginning to rollout the Blink engine.

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