Chrome Beta 48 for Android Adds Cast Presenting, Custom Notification Buttons

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Chrome Beta 48 has been announced at Google’s Chromium blog with a couple of specific features for Android users.

In the latest beta, Google has added in “presenter mode” when Casting, which is a way of displaying websites on your phone to nearby devices using Chrome in a presentation format. It’s basically like a slideshow that is controlled from your phone or tablet by connecting through a Chromecast or other Cast-ready device.

The update is also adding functionality to the notification alerts that were introduced in Chrome 42. This latest version of Chrome gives sites the opportunity to add custom buttons to those notifications, like a button to set a reminder or to jump into settings. Below is an example.

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Google didn’t say when Beta 48 would rollout to Android, but my guess is shortly. The Beta 48 has been released for desktops already.

Via:  Chromium Blog



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