Chrome Users May Soon Be Able To View How Much Memory Each Chrome Tab Is Using

06 Mar 2023
5 min read

News Synopsis

According to reports, tech giant Google is developing a new feature for Chrome that will let users see how much Memory each tab is currently using. Leopeva64, a Chrome expert, tweeted the information, according to Android Police.

When the cursor is over an open tab, the new feature will provide detailed memory consumption information. Users who have numerous tabs open will find this feature useful because it will make it easier for them to select which tabs to close.

The tech juggernaut released the Memory and Energy Saving modes for Chrome last month for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chromebooks.

Chrome's Memory Saver automatically frees up memory from inactive tabs"  to make space on users' PCs for other apps and websites. Moreover, Chrome saves battery life by reducing background activity and visual effects while using Energy Saving.

The company is reportedly developing a new Chrome feature that will enable Android users to delete their most recent 15 minutes of browser history.

It's crucial to keep in mind that this feature is currently under development and might not even be released at all. It's imperative for Chrome to remain competitive and highlight fresh and cutting-edge initiatives for enhancing the user experience given that Microsoft Edge is built on the same Chromium code base as Chrome and continues its "marketing efforts" against Google to grab its audience. The inclusion of the functionality in the stable version of the browser remains to be seen, but for the time being, it's an intriguing development to follow.


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