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 system is operating Windows 10 or later to proceed receiving future Chrome releases,” Google stated.
The units with older variations of Chrome will proceed to operate, nonetheless, there will likely be no new or additional replace for customers anymore which can be nonetheless working on these techniques.
” In case you are at the moment 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 stated.
Google’s warning comes as Microsoft is slicing off Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 from safety updates and technical help from January 10.
Help for WebView2, the software that enables builders to embed web-based content material into their apps, will even cease getting updates from January 10.
Final yr, Microsoft introduced the tip of help date for the Edge net browser on each Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 on January 10.
A number of studies prior to now have warned in regards to the safety dangers that include utilizing an outdated browser and working system.
In the meantime, Google is at the moment engaged on a brand new characteristic that can enable customers to renew media playback on completely different units whereas they’re on the transfer. The purpose 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 enable customers to renew the media content material, be it a playlist or a podcast that they have been listening of their automobile, on their cellphone or TV later, based on studies.