Google has released an update for Chrome browser that brings the Chrome OS experience to Windows 8 devices. With this update, users can open the browser in Windows 8 mode that brings an app launcher like the one found on Chrome OS. This allows users to get a complete Chrome OS look and feel by opening multiple windows that can snap into place and also open Chrome web apps. Also Read - Facebook Messenger becomes third non-Google app to garner five billion downloads on Play StoreAlso Read - Website notifications bothersome? Here's how to block them on Google Chrome
To get this users will have to set Chrome as the default web browser. By doing this, users will get an option to open Chrome in Windows 8 mode that enables Chrome to run as an app in Windows 8 UI. Also Read - Roku taken aback as Google adds YouTube TV to YouTube app
Apart from using Chrome as a trojan horse for Chrome OS on Windows 8, the new update also brings the ability to track down noisy tabs with a speaker icon on the tab as well as notifications for tabs that are using the webcam or those that are being cast to the TV.
Other new features include a new supervised user mode, where one can set a supervised user and track their browser usage and set restrictions. This is essentially a child lock feature for Chrome browser.