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Chrome gets global media controls

6 monthes ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Here is a small but useful new feature in Google Chrome: global media controls that allow you to control all of the audio and video sources in your current tabs from a single widget. With this, you can switch to the next song from your favorite web-based music streaming service, start and stop a YouTube video that's playing the background or switch back and forth between what's playing in multiple tabs without having to hunt around your browser for the right tab. It's not going to rock your world, but it's a useful new feature.
Google started these media controls last year when it enabled...
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