Google Chrome Receives New Tab Page, Bookmark Manager

By | August 24, 2011 | 8 Comments


Google Chrome Receives New Tab Page, Bookmark ManagerAvailable in the latest Dev builds.

With all the upcoming changes, it looks like Google Chrome users will soon enjoy a new tab page, borrowing elements from Opera and Maxthon web browsers.

As you can see from the screenshots below, updated Tab Page groups data into the following categories: Most Visited, Apps, Bookmarks and Recently Closed.

Google Chrome Receives New Tab Page, Bookmark Manager

In addition to that, the new Bookmark Manager now displays sites in a Speed Dial like fashion, offering a much more refined experience for its users.

Google Chrome Receives New Tab Page, Bookmark Manager

Whether such updates are set for the upcoming Google Chrome 15 Stable release, remains to be seen.

Picture sources: ConceivablyTech, gHacks.

[Thanks, Shane Bundy!]


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  1. Rafael says:

    “the new Bookmark Manager now displays sites in a Speed Dial like fashion, offering a much more refined experience for its users” This is relative. http://my.opera.com/community/forums/topic.dml?id=1041172

  2. IE & Opera FanBoy says:

    Copy from Opera but in a better way. 

    • Rafael says:

      In which way it’s better than Opera’s Speed Dial?

      • IE & Opera FanBoy says:

        I meant the Grouping “Most Visited”, “Apps”, “BookMarks” & “Recently Closed”!!

        • Rafael says:

          It brings no new functionality. Bookmarks won’t get thumbnails, they’ll get only favicons so what’s the usefulness of all this? More work scrolling and searching for bookmarks only. If they get thumbnails, bandwidth = gone.

          Not sure about the applications tab, I don’t know where applications appear currently.

      • Anonymous says:

        They improve upon it for one.

        The grouping might not be to your liking but it does have its merits.

  3. IE & Opera FanBoy says:

    Copy from Opera but in a better way. 

  4. Anomaly says:

    How do you pin the sites now on the most visited section? The feature seems to have been removed. Before you just hovered over the thumb nail and there was an option to keep the site. 

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