Google Chrome extensions

Google Chrome extensions provide new functions to the popular browser, with new advanced tools to use across several platforms and web-based apps. We’ll review some of the top ones you can download while also sharing any essential updates and news.

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Gooce+, Add Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn To Google Plus

I find it rather difficult to spend time on all social networking sites that I have an account for evenly. The three dominant social networking sites that I use currently are Facebook, […]

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Google Related For Chrome Extension

Update: Google has discontinued Google Related. The extension is no longer available for Google Chrome. Additional information about the decision are available on the Google blog. Google Related is a brand new […]

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Popchrom, Create Text Shortcuts In Google Chrome

Do you have to write the same text multiple times per day? For instance when replying to business emails, writing blog posts or commenting on them on the Internet. If that is […]

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GTools+, Display Google Bar On All Web Pages

If you are a heavy Google user you may like the Google bar that is displayed on top of all the Google properties. The bar links to several Google properties and displays […]

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Block All User Comments On Google Plus

Update: The extension has not been updated since 2011 and is no longer working on Google+. The only option you have right now is to mute or block specific users on Google+. […]

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G+me for Google Plus, Better Google+ Stream Collapsing

Update: The G+me extension is no longer working. It was last updated in 2011 and it appears to have been abandoned by its creator. There is no comparable extension available at this […]

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Replies And More For Google+ Chrome Extensions

Google+ is probably the most hyped service on the Internet these days. This stems from the fact that many of the early adopters are first movers that run their own blogs, websites […]

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Surplus For Chrome Lets You Use Google+ From Anywhere

Update: The Surplus extension does not work anymore. It was last updated in 2011 and appears to have been abandoned by its developer. You may want to try Google's official Google+ Notifications […]

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Google+ Photo Zoom Extension For Chrome

I'm slowly getting the hang out of Google+. The coolest feature by far in my humble opinion is circles to group users and get filtered news streams. One thing that I think […]

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Improve Your RSS Feeds with NewsSquares

Not all RSS readers are the same. Indeed, some are far more useful than others and deserve to be pulled from the pack. One such reader is NewsSquares, a Chrome app specifically […]

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Search Google By Image Chrome Extension

Google recently improved their image search capabilities by adding reverse image search options to it. I have reviewed the Google Search By Image in detail and a follow-up guide on practical uses […]

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Like+1 For Chrome Combines Like and Google+1 Buttons

Update: The browser extension for Chrome has not been updated since 2011 and appears abandoned by the developer. It is no longer working and we have made the decision to remove the […]

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Unlock Reddit’s Full Potential with Chrome Add-Ons and Extensions

Thousands of internet users have discovered the joys of Reddit, a web portal that provides users with access to images, underground news and the latest memes through a simple and seemingly pre-2000 […]

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Avoid Ever Having to Visit Facebook or Twitter with Handy Chrome Extensions

Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way people use the internet. Blogs and websites provide links to share information on the sites, and advertisers have completely restructured the way they approach internet […]

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Create Google Chrome Shortcuts

Having an extension like Mega Button for Chrome to access often used features faster is nice and all, but it is not the fastest way to work with the browser. Shortcuts are […]

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Chrome Mega Button, Quick Access To Chrome Features

Both Google and Mozilla slim down the web browser interface with nearly every new browser version that the companies release. A downside to minimizing the interface is that less browser controls become […]

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Custom New Tab Page For Google Chrome

The new tab page of the Google Chrome browser offers little options to change layout or contents. The page displays the bookmarks bar, web apps, most visited websites and recently closed sites […]

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Single File: Save Websites To A Single HTML File In Chrome

Nearly every modern web browser has an option to save a web page as a HTML file. The only problem with that approach is that the websites do not get saved as […]

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Google Chrome Thin Scroll Bar

There is only that much that you can cut from a browser's interface. You got the header area with the title-, address and tabbar and the footer with a status bar. Especially […]

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Google Similar Pages Extension For Chrome

Unless you are running the new experimental search interface on Google, you can make use of a feature called similar pages directly on the search results page. This feature displays a list […]

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Get a better Google Chrome History page

The standard history page of the Google Chrome web browser which you can access by loading chrome://history/ directly or through the menu is a mess. All visited web pages are listed in […]

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Repeat YouTube Videos Automatically With Auto Replay For Chrome

I sometimes like to view or listen to YouTube videos multiple times. To bad that there is not an option to repeat YouTube videos automatically. Sure, you can click the replay link […]

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Change Colors Lets You Replace A Page's Style In Chrome

You may stumble upon useful pages sometimes that have such an irritating design or page style that you have a hard time concentrating on the content that it offers. Maybe it is […]

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Google Cache Link Protector Improves Google Cache's Functionality Under Chrome

Google caches all websites and pages of a site when it crawls it with its bots. Most cached pages are then linked to from Google Search as well which can be handy […]

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Chrome Torrent Turbo Search Finds Downloads On Multiple Torrent Sites

Sometimes when you are searching for a specific file you may use Bittorrent indexers to find it. Most indexers allow you to search their index, and it happens that you have to […]

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Keep Your Chrome Plugins Up To Date with Plugin Updater

Update: Google is pulling the plug on NPAPI plugins in the browser. These plugins are already blocked by default and will be blocked completely later in 2015. Outdated browser plugins are a […]

The Difference Between Google Chrome Extensions And Web Apps

Google Chrome has supported extensions, sometimes called add-ons, for some time now. Recently the Google Chrome Web Store was added to the browser which has added web apps to the picture. The […]

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SaferChrome Protects Chrome Users Against Man In The Middle Attacks, Improves Security

Internet users who connect to the Internet out of a computer network have to be very careful about the data they send and receive, and how they do that. The Firefox add-on […]

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Post Sticky Notes On Websites With Note Anywhere For Chrome

Sticky notes are handy as a temporary means to remember information. They are usually plastered around the monitor and computer desk but Note Anywhere for Chrome takes them to the virtual realm. […]

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Search Engine Blacklist Removes Sites From Google Search

Google Chrome only extension Search Engine Blacklist can remove selected sites from Google's search result listing. The extension is especially useful for users who often stumble upon the same set of spam […]

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Click&Clean, Browser Add-On To Delete Temporary Data, Improve Privacy

One of the biggest privacy related problem on the Internet these days are information that are stored by the browser on the local computer. Most web browsers come with built-in tools to […]

Chrome Window Expander For YouTube

Chance is that your visit the popular video hosting site Youtube with different window sizes of the browser. Some users may always visit it maximized but the majority is probably visiting it […]

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Scroll To Top Button For Chrome

Some Internet users like to navigate web pages with the mouse and only the mouse. This can become a problem, or better a nuisance, on pages that are very very long, especially […]

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1-Click Web Proxy Extension For Google Chrome

It can sometimes be very handy to access a website or service through a proxy server. Why? It can be that the service is limiting access to users from specific countries or […]

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Disable Major Third Party Tracking Services With Disconnect For Chrome

Facebook Blocker which I reviewed yesterday made sure that some Facebook scripts cannot be executed on third party websites. That's helpful among other things to disable tracking by the popular social networking […]

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Power Twitter For Chrome

Update: The extension does not work anymore. It was last updated in 2011 and the most likely reason why it stopped working is that Twitter changed things around in the backend in […]

Widgetblock, Block Social Media Widgets In Google Chrome

The majority of blogs and a lot of websites display social media widgets on their pages. They display Facebook like buttons, Facebook user widgets, Twitter tweets, Disqus comments and a lot more. […]

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Pop-up History For Chrome, Display Browsing History In A Popup

What would you say that an extension with the name Pop-up History and the description Pop-up a History does? This one had me puzzle for a while. My first thought was that […]

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Safy, Run Links With JavaScript, Plugins Disabled In Google Chrome

Loading websites without scripts or plugins is one of the best security precautions, and the extension that I use for that is the excellent NoScript add-on which does that and a lot […]

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Bookmark Sentry For Chrome, Check For Dead And Duplicate Bookmarks

Every modern web browser offers to save bookmarks that act as a reminder and quick way to open websites. Internet users who save bookmarks regularly end up with hundreds, and sometimes even […]


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