launched Chrome 54 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
This release is mainly focused on developers, but the improvements to
how the browser handles YouTube embeds is also noteworthy.
update to the latest version now using the browser's built-in silent
updater, or download it directly from google.com/chrome.
Chrome 54 rewrites YouTube Flash players to use the YouTube HTML5 embed style.
YouTube ditched Flash for HTML5 by default
in January 2015, but the old embeds still exist all over the web.
Google says the change improves both performance and security for its
The report adds that "Chrome also now provides support for the custom elements V1 spec,"
which allows "developers to create custom HTML tags as well as define
BroadcastChannel API will also be
implemented "to allow one-to-many messaging between windows, tabs,
iframes, web workers, and service workers."
You can read more about
Chrome 54 on Google's blog post.