“Google’s Chrome browser will soon load pages more quickly and use less data to do so, thanks to the introduction of the company’s Brotli compression algorithm,” Abhimanyu Ghoshal reports for TNW.
“Brotli was introduced last September; Google claimed that it could reduce file sizes by up to 26 percent more than its three-year old predecessor Zopfli,” Ghoshal reports. “It also said that Brotli could also help reduce battery use on mobile devices.”
Ghoshal reports, “If you’re keen to see Brotli in action, it’s currently available to try in Chrome Canary (Google’s browser for testing new features)…”
More info and links in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: And we’ll continue to happily use Safari, thanks.