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Google Chrome will increase your battery life by preventing apps from loading in the background / World of digital information

It would not be wrong to consider Google Chrome as the most used and therefore the most popular browser in the world. But with the good comes some negative aspects related to the browser which consumes the battery life of the users.

But now it looks like Google has finally given in to all the demands and complaints about it. Soon, the tech giant plans to roll out a new update for its Chrome browser that prevents background apps from consuming excessive battery life.

The new flag will be part of the upcoming launch of updates which can be considered battery saving and nothing less.

This handy feature prevents all background pages from running excessively and non-stop, goodbye to high battery consumption.

We are aware of this new feature thanks to About Chromebooks who first spotted it on Chrome OS 105. However, make no mistake as it works equally well on a number of other platforms where you can easily access Google MacOS, Linux and even Chrome-like Windows.

The new update has been dubbed with the title “Quick Intensive Throttling” and it is seen as a hindrance to so many backend pages loading functionality from JavaScript after a short period of time, maybe ten seconds. In the meantime, we would like to mention how the last record was set at a staggering five minutes.

Pages that are loaded will no longer enable backgrounds as the built-in throttling starts kicking in after only ten seconds. Fortunately, the shortest default time is now 5 minutes. We may also benefit from fewer awakenings. There will no longer be tasks that run at fixed time intervals. And finally, we no longer have to worry about time-consuming and tedious planning tasks.

But you need to understand how battery savings will only happen at the right time and under the right conditions. For most of us, battery drain happens when we have too many tabs open at once.

So even if you have a tab open but you’re not interacting with it, that means it’s not loading any pages, so the feature won’t save your battery until you actually interact with the sites. Also, it has been found that most of the savings would come from pages that rely primarily on Javascript.

Google has already run a test with positive results and they have seen major improvements in battery life with this update which will be rolling out in a while.

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