Chrome may get a new way to share tabs between mobile and desktop, plus incognito media notification changes

In the dark, dank, early days of Android, sending content from your phone to your desktop required either a third-party tool like Pushbullet or Google’s Chrome to Phone and companion Chrome to Mobile extension. Thankfully Chrome switched to a convenient “tab sync” multi-device history that allows you to share sites across devices easily. Even so, it’s not the most direct system, and according to Chrome Story, a “self share” feature that provides a more obvious workflow may be coming to Chrome. Read MoreChrome may get a new way to share tabs between mobile and desktop, plus incognito media notification changes was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Incognito mode in Google Chrome might become 'Private mode'

For privacy-conscious users, Incognito Mode has long been a favorite feature of Google Chrome. It lets you browse the web without maintaining a history or saving information like cookies and form inputs. Other browsers have tended to call it Private Mode, since that’s probably a term more people are familiar with, and it looks like Google might be planning to go down that route too.

A couple of tipsters have noticed that the ‘Open in incognito tab’ option when you long-press a link has been changed to ‘Open in private tab,’ which could signal that Google is about to change things up for everyone. Read MoreIncognito mode in Google Chrome might become ‘Private mode’ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.