The tech large will likely be rolling out its subsequent replace, Chrome 110, on February 7. Nevertheless, the replace will solely be obtainable for units working on Windows 10 or later.
“You’ll want to make sure your machine is working Windows 10 or later to proceed receiving future Chrome releases,” Google mentioned.
The units with older variations of Chrome will proceed to perform, nonetheless, there will likely be no new or additional replace for customers anymore which might be nonetheless working on these techniques.
” If you’re at present on Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, we encourage you to maneuver to a supported Windows model to make sure you proceed to obtain the newest safety updates and Chrome options,” Google mentioned.
Google’s warning comes as Microsoft is reducing off Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 from safety updates and technical help from January 10.
Assist for WebView2, the software that permits builders to embed web-based content material into their apps, can even cease getting updates from January 10.
Final 12 months, Microsoft introduced the tip of help date for the Edge internet browser on each Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 on January 10.
A number of studies previously have warned in regards to the safety dangers that include utilizing an outdated browser and working system.
In the meantime, Google is at present engaged on a brand new function that can permit customers to renew media playback on completely different units whereas they’re on the transfer. The goal of the brand new media playback replace, which incorporates cross-device notifications, is to supply a greater listening expertise to customers.
The cross-device notifications will permit customers to renew the media content material, be it a playlist or a podcast that they had been listening of their automobile, on their cellphone or TV later, in response to studies.