It seems that Autumn Google is preparing for users a completely updated browser Chrome. By at least, about This is evidenced by references to Material Design 2 in code.
What will change
The first " sketches " of developers can be assessed already now in the the latest versions of Chrome Canary or Chromium. To do this, enter in the address bar chrome: // flags / # top-chrome-md and change the option to touchable, then restart the browser.
As you can see, the search string " rounded " , and controls and The indentation between them has increased. A all in order to use Chrome was convenient both on computer, and on tablet or laptop with touch screen. Perhaps in this way Google is preparing for the flow of tablets running Chrome OS .
Of course, this is far from being all innovations, but at the browser should get dramatic changes. Presumably, Material Design 2 will have common elements with the design of the operating system Android 9.0.
When to expect
It is expected that the updated Chrome will be released on September 2 - it is in this day the browser will celebrate its 10th anniversary. Change should and desktop, and mobile version.
Source: XDA Developers