Chrome has updated - and changed New Tab page showing recent websites.
Now it shows the Google's search box and recently visited websites.
Before Chrome update:
After the Chrome update:
Seriously, that is a problem and I have not found any Chrome based setting to change it.
With this update, I have to do extra clicks to open my Apps page.
If you have the same issues, here's how you can fix it using the New Tab Redirect extension
Awesome! Now when you open the new tab, the behavior is just as you wanted.
Share this if you found this useful. If you have found better options - place a comment below.