Arguably the most important addition pertains to the supervised users feature that’s designed to allow parents to help their kids learn how to use the Internet safely. Once you create a supervised user, you can review and manage browser history, manage permissions for websites, and more.
For any user, the new tab notifications will be a boon to daily use; with a glance, you can now see which tabs are playing audio, using your webcam, or casting to your TV. We’ve all had the experience of opening a bunch of tabs only to have one of them autoplay something, and the hunt for that one little window can be a pain. This update should alleviate that issue.
Chrome’s Safe Browsing malware warning has gotten stronger, and Google has spiffed up the look of the browser in Windows 8 “Metro” mode with an app launcher and easier handling of multiple Chrome windows.
There’s a complete list of changes available here.