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Chrome's notification center is the latest casualty in the war against browser bloat

Ian Paul | Dec. 3, 2015
Google just stripped a major feature from Chrome—but it's one you’ll probably never notice is gone, and it's just the latest casualty in the new war on browser bloat.

If little-used features aren’t removed, browsers risk becoming slow, weighed down by useless bloat. That’s a problem Chrome has arguably had for a while on Windows with its noticeably long start-up times.

Hopefully, both browsers will continue to innovate with new features that better integrate the web with desktop PCs, while always keeping a watchful eye on just how big their feature lists are getting.


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