Chrome for Android is testing new widgets and RSS subscriptions

The Chrome web browser has faced plenty of criticism lately, especially over the browser’s plans for cookie replacements, but it’s still chugging along with new features being added all the time. Google began testing a new feature earlier this year for following news from your favorite websites (powered by RSS feeds), and now the functionality is rolling out more widely. Meanwhile, Chrome’s updated widgets have reached the Beta Channel.
Google Chrome on Android has offered the same basic search widget for a while, which was created mostly as the result of an antitrust lawsuit in Russia, plus another widget with a list of your bookmarks. Google is finally updating Chrome’s widgets in the Beta Channel (via Android Police), though if you don’t see them, you might need to activate #enable-quick-action-search-widget-android and #enable-quick-action-search-widget-android-dino-variant in the chrome://flags menu.
The two existing widgets are still present in Chrome Beta, but three more have…

Written By: Corbin Davenport

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