If you’re still deciding whether Chrome device management is the best option for your business, you can today visit the Google Apps Admin console and “start a 60-day free trial of Chrome device management on up to 10 devices” announced google.
With Chrome device management, admins can manage and configure “more than 200 features, policies and settings” as well can buy new Chrome devices from Chrome Store. Features such as “set up Chrome devices to access specific Wi-Fi networks and VPNs, automatically install Chrome extensions and apps” and more can be easily configured. The setting can then be apply to specific sets of users and devices, or to everyone in the organization.
In addition public session devices where multiple users can share same Chrome device without the need to sign in with a username and password can be managed as well. “Public session configurations are ideal on Chrome devices used for kiosks, loaner devices, shared computers or any other purpose in which users don’t sign in,” explains google.
In other news, Google app for iOS bring new features to make app more private, video-friendly and stable.
More control with incognito mode
First up, you can now search privately with “incognito mode”, make sure you’ve incognito mode turned on in your settings. Even, you can enable Touch ID for incognito mode, thus ensuring “only you can re-enter your existing incognito session if you exit the app.”
Now, you can watch YouTube videos in search as well. Finally, some under the hood improvements making the app more reliable lets you do more searches.
Chrome on Android today bring some new features designed to help you do more on the web including:
“Data Saver” offer more content on the web while using less data by compressing images and text you load and saves up to 60% of data without changing the content, google said.
Now, available to videos, it saves up to 67% data when viewing MP4 videos through Chrome.
Additionally, Data Saver on slow connection automatically optimize HTTP websites to their essentials and save up to 90% of data, according to google.
And with new “downloads experience” you can tab the download button and save for later. When Chrome goes back online, the downloads you’ve started will automatically resume.
You can find all your downloads and access offline right inside Chrome’s new home.
New downloads is currently only available on Chrome Beta, but will soon come to Chrome users everywhere.
Additionally, yoy can now discover content easily, by “simply scrolling down on the new tab page to discover all your content in one place.” Thus, overriding current, where a new tab suggestining websites to visit.
According to Google, these smart suggestions will learn your like of contents as you use Chrome more. You’ll always have something interesting ready!