Google Chrome hits century as Google Chrome version 100.0.48960 enters the Stable desktop channel.
The new update for the browser brings a new logo, security updates, and bug fixes.
Now, as Chrome version 100 is added to the Stable channel, Chrome 101 is the Beta version, and Chrome 102 is the Canary version.
To install the new Google Chrome update, you will have to head over to the browser’s settings tab then check for any newly available updates by clicking Help and then About Google Chrome.
Once, the Google Chrome browser identifies the availability of a new update, it will automatically install on the subsequent browser launch.
Besides the new features and bug fixes, Chrome 100 includes 28 security vulnerability patches, including nine high severity vulnerabilities. So, we suggest you install the update as soon as possible.
One of the major highlights of the Chrome 100 version is the new Chrome icon. Google has enlarged the blue circle in the center, and also the colours are brighter.
On February 4, 2022, Google Chrome designer Elvin Hu posted a Twitter thread explaining the changes made to Google Chrome’s icon.
Google Chrome’s user agent string now uses a three-digit number instead of a two-digit number.
After installing the Chrome 100 update, if you experience any kind of issues like the website getting crashed or showing unsupported browser messages, kindly report it to Google.
Lastly, the new chrome update adds Digital Goods API allowing the web application to make in-app purchases using the Google Play Store.
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