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Google Chrome Update Brings Performance Improvements, Tab Search, and More

The world's most popular browser is getting a major performance update to end the year. Google detailed its new Chrome update in a blog post, which describes some internal changes that improve performance. Along with better performance, Chrome will also introduce some useful new features that make it easier to access some features. First are the performance improvements. The most significant change Google made is the way Chrome handles tabs: the browser will now prioritize users' active tab over others running in the background. According to Google, this change reduces CPU usage by up to five times while extending battery life up to 1.25 hours, although that's based on internal benchmarks. Usage in the real world could (and probably will) differ. Those interested in the essentia...