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.


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 […]


Virus Scan Any Link With VirusTotal In Chrome With VTchromizer

I use the online virus scanning service VirusTotal on a regular basis, for instance to check files before I download them to my local computer system. Especially useful for programs that are […]

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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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