The New Tab screen contains convenient links to Google apps and the sites you visit most often. Chrome automatically customizes your New Tab page when you're logged in to your Google account. Chrome's New Tab page contains the following features:. You can change Chrome's homepage settings to open a specific page whenever you open a new tab. It resides next to your currently open tabs.
Google yanks option to restore Chrome's old-style new tab page, riles users all over again
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Google has removed the option that let Chrome users restore an older version of the new tab page, closing that loophole and showing the oft-criticized scheme to everyone. All browsers offer a similar new tab page that, at a minimum, shows thumbnails of the user's most visited websites. Last September, Google rolled out its redesigned new tab page with Chrome 29, featuring eight thumbnails of frequently-visited websites and a large Google search box, shifted the Web apps view to a button, and dumped other features, including the ability to view recently closed tabs. Users howled.