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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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Chrome Toolbox, Improve Productivity In Google Chrome

Chrome Toolbox is a new extension for the Chrome web browser that aims to improve a user's productivity in numerous ways. All features of the extension become available after installation. A right-click […]

Improve Chrome Privacy By Whitelisting Cookies

Web cookies, like temporary files and the web browsing history, can reveal information to third parties that a Internet user may not want to share. For instance, which sites were visited in […]

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Google Chrome RSS Live Links

RSS Live Links is a handy Google Chrome extension for users who want access to selected feeds and their updates right in the Chrome browser. The extension adds a new button to […]

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Neat Bookmarks For Chrome, Search And Access Bookmarks Faster

If you want to have direct access to bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser, you either need to display the bookmarks toolbar, use the tools menu or install an extension that offers […]

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Chrome Update Notifier, Receive Notifications Of Google Browser Updates

If you compare how Google Chrome and Firefox handle browser and extension updates, you may come to the conclusion that Firefox is more transparent than Google Chrome, as it displays update notifications […]

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Video Viewer, Watch Linked Youtube Videos Directly

Sometimes, you do not want to open yet another page in your web browser to view a linked video that you have encountered. Maybe someone posted the video in chat on a […]

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Youtube Subscription Monitor For Google Chrome

Update: The extension does not work anymore. You find alternatives for it on the official Chrome Web Store. If you have a YouTube account you can subscribe to channels that you are […]

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Display Full Images With Hover Zoom For Chrome

Many websites and services on the Internet display image thumbnails on their pages which link to a larger version of the image on a mouse-click. Shopping sites like Amazon display small item […]

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McAfee URL Shortener

It is not really clear to me why url shorteners have become that popular on today's Internet. Sure, Twitter may have an impact on that, considering its 140 word limit per message, […]

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Google Chrome Extension Reveals Website User Agent Detection

Have you ever been to a website with one browser, and then later with another only to realize that the contents displayed were different? Or have you been to a site without […]

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Tab Sugar, Like Firefox Panorama, But For Chrome

Firefox Panorama is a new feature of the upcoming Firefox 4 browser which offers a new way of managing tabs in the browser. Among the features it offers are options to group […]

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Videos At A Glance, Chrome Video Thumbnail Previews

Video thumbnails offer a limited preview of a video before it is played. This can be helpful for getting a first impression and may sometimes even make the viewer skip the video […]

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Vimium, Speed Up Google Chrome With Keyboard Shortcuts

Vimium is a free browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that adds numerous new keyboard shortcuts to the browser. Using the keyboard of the computer instead of the mouse can […]

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Ultimate Boss Key / Panic Button Apps Listing

They come under many names, boss key, panic button or anti boss to name a few. Computer users can make use of these applications to quickly switch from their current desktop view […]

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Prevent Google Chrome From Exiting After Closing The Last Tab

A huge usability problem for some users in Google Chrome is the fact that the browser exits automatically when the last open tab is closed. While that may make sense sometimes, some […]

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Google Chrome Virtual Keyboard

A virtual keyboard provides two main advantages over a hardware keyboard. First, it defeats some keyloggers as the keys are not typed in but clicked on, and second it may offer faster […]

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How Is Google Chrome Handling Extension Updates?

The Google Chrome browser has supported extensions for quite some time now. Most extensions are installed directly from the Google Chrome Extensions Gallery website, while a handful are installed from other sources. […]

Google Chrome Extensions Gallery Gets Developer Signup Fee

A recent post on the Chromium blog revealed two changes coming to the Google Chrome Extensions Gallery. Both changes are introduced to increase the efforts made so far to protect Chrome users […]

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NotScript Brings NoScript Functionality To Google Chrome

Update: NotScript is no longer available. You can use ScriptBlock or uMatrix instead. You can check out our Firefox review of uMatrix which offers identical functionality to the Chrome version. The following […]

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Top Google Chrome Shopping Extensions

Shopping on the Internet offers many advantages over local shopping. One of the major advantages is price comparison and the ability to shop at multiple online shopping sites without leaving your home. […]

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oGet Adds External Download Manager Support To Google Chrome

Using the build in downloader to download smaller files is usually not a problem in modern web browsers. It is however different if lots of files need to be downloaded, or if […]

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TabSense, Display All Chrome Tabs On A Single Page

TabSense is a free browser extension for Google Chrome that you can use to display all open Chrome tabs on a single page for easy management. Keeping track of all open tabs […]

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Tampermonkey, Blank Canvas Increase Google Chrome Userscript Support

As a Google Chrome user you probably know that the Google browser supports userscripts next to extensions. Userscripts are small JavaScript code snippets that change the behavior of a website. They can […]

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Stay Focusd Helps You Stay Work Focused

Some computer users have no problem completing their daily work chores on the computer without ever giving in to distractions while others might need a little extra help to keep on working. […]

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Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts Configuration

The Google Chrome web browser comes with a series of keyboard shortcuts that can be used to execute commands in the web browser. This ranges from opening new tabs with the Ctrl-t […]

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Preview Youtube Videos With Youtube Thumbs

Update: YouTube Thumb is not working anymore. Use the Chrome extension Video Preview instead which offers the same functionality and works in all recent versions of the Chrome browser. YouTube displays preview […]

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Incredible StartPage For Google Chrome

Incredible Startpage is a browser extension for Google Chrome that adds functionality to the New Tab page of Google Chrome. The standard blank tab page in the Google Chrome browser is already […]

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Skipscreen Ported To Google Chrome

Skipscreen is a popular Firefox add-on that will automatically skip unnecessary screens on file hosting websites like Rapidshare, Megaupload or Mediafire. It will automatically bypass those screens to make it easier for […]

Hide Extension Buttons In Google Chrome

Now that a stable version of Google Chrome with extension support has been released to the public it is time to concentrate on some of the usability issues of the web browser. […]

Google Chrome Website Monitor

Page Monitor Visualping is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and compatible browsers to monitor web pages for changes and notify you about them. Extensions that have once only been available […]

Popular Firefox Add-Ons And Their Google Chrome Equivalent

Google's Chrome web browser has developed into an interesting competitive browser ever since its first release. Part of this comes from features that Chrome supports but other browsers such as Firefox don't. […]

Discover Similar Pages With Google Similar Pages For Chrome

Google Similar Pages is an add-on for the Google Chrome web browser that can help you in the discovery of related or similar websites by suggesting these sites to you when you […]

Google Chrome History Manager

Google Chrome's web history manager displays a neat list of visited websites sorted by date, and with options to search for specific pages using the search form at the top of the […]

Where Do You Go For Declined Google Chrome Extensions

The release of the official Google Chrome extensions gallery was a big step for Google and the Google Chrome web browser. The Google browser lacked a central location for extensions, something that […]

Official Google Chrome Extensions Website Opens Its Doors

Google just launched the official website for extensions, themes, apps and other bits and pieces of the company's Google Chrome web browser. One of the things that kept Chrome extension development and […]

Finally: Google Chrome Extensions Turned On By Default In Dev Releases

Not many users understood why the Google Chrome development team decided to implement some functionality using startup switches. Google Chrome supports a number of startup parameters that add, remove, or modify features. […]

Google Chrome 3 Adds Better Extension And Themes Support

The latest developer release of the Google Chrome web browser introduces two important changes that change how extensions and themes are handled by it. You may remember that Google Chrome users had […]

Google Chrome Extensions Manager

Google Chrome features an extensions manager to change the status of extensions, uninstall them, access extension options, or load development extensions. Chrome users can open the extensions manager either by loading chrome://extensions/ […]

One Step Closer To Extension Support In Google Browser

One of the things that is keeping the Google browser from attracting a larger audience is missing extension support. While it is without doubt possible to work with a web browser that […]

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Send Free SMS To US Numbers with Firefox

I don't know how it is in the States but SMS are a phenomena in Europe. It's a very easy and foolproof way to send someone a short message without having to […]


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