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Chrome beta makes it easier to jump between search results

Chrome beta makes it easier to jump between search results

Google is announcing some new experiments available in the latest Chrome beta that aim to make it easier to find things and share interesting text on the web. If you want to jump on the Chrome beta to give these features a shot, download it for your computer here or for your Android device here. (Though as with all betas, use caution, as things may not work out perfectly.) And I'm going to mention enabling flags throughout — to do so, add chrome://flags to your address bar. add. Enter, where you can switch to Chrome's many available uses.

A cool new experiment in Chrome on Android lets you see some search results below the address bar after you've already navigated to a page.

Although you can't see the full URL in this additional bar, it looks like it could be a useful way to visit another site without having to go back to the full search results. You can try this experiment by turning on the #Continuous-search flag.

Another feature of Testing lets you create stylized images of text on websites, which can be useful for framing the text you want to share with your friends or on social media. (This feature seems ripe for some ridiculous memes, too.) It's available on Android phones and tablets if you flip to #webnotes-stylish. 

Another new feature adds cards to the new tab page, which makes it easier to return to sites you've visited before. In blog posts, Google gives examples of cards for recipe pages, shopping carts, or documents on Google Drive. If you want to give it a try, enable the #ntp-module flag on the computer.

Since these are experiments, there is always the possibility that not all errors have been fixed in them yet, and Google may decide not to take them beyond the experimentation phase. But they may be previews of upcoming features, and if you want to try them out early, check them out in Chrome beta.

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