The world’s favorite browser, Chrome just received a major update worth picking our attention. Though it has nothing major like the new material design that came with Chrome 69, you will certainly appreciate the Picture-in-Picture (PIP) video playback in the new Chrome 70.
First, ensure you are running the latest version of Chrome. Then open any video online, and once the playback starts, right-click on the video and select Picture-in-Picture mode. You can then minimize your browser window and go on to use another application. That’s when all the PIP magic happens.
As you will be working on another application, your video playback will still continue as a separate window (mini-player) from the browser. Enabling you to multi-task; continue watching your video, all the while working on another application, without the distraction from the browser.
The PIP feature first rolled out on the Chrome mobile browser on Android and it became an instant hit with the users. Now, it has arrived on Chrome desktop browser, with Chrome 70. The video playback in PIP will continue as long as you do not close the browser (or the tab …read more