Who would ever imagine that one day Microsoft would give hints to Google , to improve the performance of a web browser? The times are changing, and this scene is unpredictable, it is already a reality in the past few months, the company from Redmond has sent at least three ideas on how to make the Google Chrome to save on battery life.
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It may seem like a challenge, after all, Chrome is leading the market, Internet Explorer is a thing of the past, and on the Edge of the original is simply not gained. However, as you may already know, Microsoft has now is based on the most recent versions of its web browser on Chromium. It is on the basis of this experience, the company has decided to submit suggestions to Google.
And what are they? The first one, which was sent in August 2019 at the latest, aimed at the elimination of the use of the on-disk cache when a video is being played back in the browser. According to Shawn Pickett, a software engineer at Microsoft, this keeps the disk is in the active state, which, presumably, the power consumption is increased.
This suggestion led to the other two, starting with this one: the web browser has a mechanism that checks to see if the computer is plugged into an electrical outlet or using the battery, so as not to activate the cache in these circumstances.
The third proposal is to make the Chrome-to check the size of the content of the HTTP response, so don’t store it in the cache if more than the maximum limit. In this procedure, you should also cut down on the use of the hard disk.
It is clear that these changes will need to be tested before a decision is reached on their implementation. The developers of the Chrome will need to be sure that they will, in the performance of the browser, you will not be at a disadvantage, for example. The good news is that you are an engineer on the Chrome showed that Google has a vested interest in trying out these features, although I have not spoken to you in time.
It should be noted that the co-operation of Microsoft, it goes far beyond that. It is estimated that by 2019, the company has made more than 1,600 contributions to the code in Chromium.
Information: Windows Latest.