“Tab groups are customizable so you can decide how to use them,” Jung said.
(This writer’s trick is to open a new browser window for each story he is working on or when he hits a certain threshold of tabs, which means instead of having 36 tabs open he has three windows with 12 tabs each). (The editor of this story has 18 tabs open in one window right now).
The feature, which Google has been testing for months, is currently only available on Chrome’s beta version. The company will add it to the new version of Chrome starting next week, rolling it out gradually to avoid impacting the browser’s “stability and performance.”
One thing that won’t change no matter what Google does, however, is the joy of closing dozens of tabs when you’re done working on something.