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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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No More Http In Google Chrome

Many Internet users load websites by entering the prefix http:// and then the url (actual address) of the domain in the address bar of the web browser they are using. This is […]

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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 […]

Google Chrome DNS Fetching

The Google Chrome web browser makes use of a feature called DNS fetching (sometimes also called DNS pre-resolving, or preloading) to improve the user experience while using the browser. The idea behind […]

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How To Add Languages That You Speak To Google Chrome

The Google Chrome web browser has a handy translation feature that Google build right in to the browser. It can be used to translate web pages that are published in a language […]

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Google Chrome Native Flash Plugin Enabled By Default

Adobe Flash was natively integrated into the Google Chrome browser two weeks ago. As usual, the feature was disabled by default at first and had to be enabled with a startup parameter. […]

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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 […]

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Google Maps Locator For Google Chrome

Update: The browser extension is no longer working in recent versions of Google Chrome. We suggest you use the extension Send to Google Maps instead which offers a similar functionality and works […]

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Make Gmail The Default Email Client In Google Chrome

The Google Chrome browser and its open source counterpart Chromium do not have options currently to configure default programs. Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer ship with configuration options to set default programs […]

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Google Voice Extension For Google Chrome

Google Voice is a an invite only US-only service by Google that provides additional benefits to phones and voice communication. This includes voicemail transcriptions, notifications, a single phone number for all phones, […]

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Google Chrome Gets Snap Links Finally

Snap Links Lite is a free browser extension for the Google Chrome browser that enables you to load multiple links at once in the browser. There are only a few add-ons available […]

Chromium Gets Rid Of Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnails

The feature to display taskbar thumbnails in the Windows 7 operating system was recently added to Chromium and later on to Google Chrome. The taskbar thumbnails were enabled by default with no […]

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Google Chrome Bookmarks Manager

Google Chrome, like any other web browser, offers an option to save websites as bookmarks to open them again at a later point in time. Bookmarks are placed in the bookmarks manager […]

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Manage Google Chrome Sessions With Session Buddy

We took a look at a basic Google Chrome session manager back in January which allows you to save Chrome sessions, that is information about the open websites in the web browser, […]

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Google Integrates Adobe Flash Into Chrome

One of the first things that many users do after installing a web browser is to install Adobe Flash as it is needed to display many websites and most of the hosted […]

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Extension.Fm Play Music Comfortably In Google Chrome

Update: The browser extension is no longer available. There does not seem to be a comparable extension available for Google Chrome at this point in time. Check out the best music streaming […]

Google Chrome: Disable Tab Previews In Windows 7

One of the recent additions to the Windows version of the Google Chrome web browser was support for the Windows 7 taskbar to show preview thumbnails of all open tabs of the […]

Google Chrome 5 Beta

Google Chrome 5's development has reached a new milestone with the release of Google Chrome 5 Beta for Windows operating systems today. The official release version of the Google browser is still […]