Chrome for Android may start disabling JavaScript on 2G connections

Chrome for Android may start disabling JavaScript on 2G connections


Google has added countless features to Chrome, especially the Android version, that are designed to improve functionality on slow connections. It can automatically download articles for later reading, and the data saver feature continues to get better. Now it appears Google is taking more drastic steps - like disabling JavaScript entirely on slow connections.


If you're not familiar with it, JavaScript is what makes web pages interactive. While sites are supposed to still maintain basic functionality with JavaScript disabled, that's not really the case anymore - many sites completely break with JS turned off.

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