Google ports Chrome data compression to PCs
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:45PM
Nicole Batac in Apps & Launches, Chrome browser, Data Saver, First Looks, Google, Google Chrome, News, web

Great news for you bandwidth-conscious users, Google is bringing its mobile data compression used on Chrome for Android and iOS to the PC. The Data Saver (beta) extension works similar to what is done with Google compressing the data on their servers first. This method is said to reduce data consumption of some pages to as much as 50 percent. Like in mobile, it doesn’t intercept SSL-protected or Incognito tabs to protect user’s privacy and security.

Source: Engadget | Download: Chrome Web Store (Free)

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