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Google Changes its Releasing Schedule to Protect Users from Potential Bugs

Last year Google updated its release schedule to fasten things up a bit with Chrome 94. However, it isn't the best approach to be taken this time with the increasing instances of bugs and errors.

To combat the growing issue of bugs, Chrome is yet again tweaking its release schedules but a little differently this time. It was discovered that the updated and sped-up beta version has a lot of coding unaccounted for, with the codes being unstable. To overcome the instability, Chrome has adopted a new strategy to catch last-minute problems and smoothen out the launching process.

The strategy includes releasing the updated Chrome 110 to only a small number of users. The users will have access to the updated version a week before its release to spot potential bugs. The number of users selected is very limited as compared to the Beta users that usually get to test new features out. The version will also not be available for download to anyone except the selected users.

Google was quick to clarify that this new strategy does not replace the Beta users that usually test such features out. This is only to ensure that all potential bugs are identified before being released to a larger audience.

Google claims that it will release a Beta version first on 23rd January, followed by a slightly stable version on 1st February. The final and most stable version will then be released on 7th February.

Although Google's release schedule remains unstable, the tech giant promises to not let this affect the rolling out of new features now and then. Google claims to release promising updates every 4 weeks or so.

Google has specified everything concerning its release schedule however the features accompanying the new update remain a mystery. The only feature we know for sure is the ability to change the wallpaper similar to Google Canary.

We’re excited for the new feature to roll out, whether it rolls out today or 4 weeks later. We’re even more pumped to have a stable bug-free version that prioritizes safety over everything else!


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