The updated Bookmark manager we’ve been talking about for several months known as Google Stars, finally launched as a standalone extension at the end of last month. Google has this morning announced that they will be bringing it to Chrome Beta to replace the existing bookmarks management system.
The update will be included in the latest Chrome Beta and to access, you’ll simply go to the Chrome Menu > Bookmarks > Bookmarks Manager to access it.
The default bookmark manager has always been fairly rudimentary, but the new Bookmark Manager offers a host of new functions, as well as some smarts to help you organise your bookmarks quickly. When you add a new bookmark, you can now assign an image or add a note or snippet which will help you find that bookmark more quickly later. Google will also suggest you add it to a folder if it matches an existing profile. Once you’ve signed into Chrome Beta, the list of features you’ll get includes :
To get a look at the new Bookmark manager, you can always install the Chrome Extension from the Chrome Webstore, or download Chrome Beta. You can also head across to the Google Groups discussion page to talk about your experience.