Articles Tagged tab indicators

Chrome Will No Longer Autoplay Video in Background Tabs

The sudden jolt of panic caused by a background tab playing a video unexpectedly... Yeah, it's something most of us are familiar with. But Google's pressing pause on auto-play media.

30 August 2015

How To Enable Chrome’s Hidden Tab Mute Feature

The tab audio indicator in Chrome can do more than simply show you which tab is playing sound. A hidden option turns the icon into a clickable mute button.

5 April 2015

Chrome 32 Hits Stable With Tab Indicators and Refreshed Metro Mode

After moving into beta a couple of months ago, Chrome 32 has finally made it to the Chrome Stable channel.

14 January 2014

Latest Chrome Beta Adds Chrome OS-Style Metro Mode on Windows 8

Google pushed out Chrome 32 Beta for Windows and Mac a few days back – a release that has some shiny new features in tow. All platforms get new ‘Tab Indicators‘.  As we explained recently, […]

14 November 2013

Which Tab Is Playing Music? New Chrome Dev Feature Lets You Know

Google Chrome's dev channel has upped the useful ante by adding a visual indicator to tabs playing music, video or accessing your webcam.

5 November 2013