Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
December 8, 2015 – 04:22 | Comments Off on Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager

Chrome’s a great browser, but open too many tabs and it can turn into a real resource hog, grabbing vast amounts of RAM and maybe impacting your system’s performance.
Tabr is a new Chrome tab manager …

Shutterstock Tab brings beautiful images to every new Chrome tab
December 3, 2015 – 03:50 | Comments Off on Shutterstock Tab brings beautiful images to every new Chrome tab
Shutterstock Tab brings beautiful images to every new Chrome tab

Stock photo vendor Shutterstock has released Shutterstock Tab, a free Chrome extension which displays a gorgeous image as a background for every new Chrome tab.
As a bonus, there’s also a clock, a 5-day weather forecast, …

Watch YouTube as you browse the web
November 16, 2015 – 06:57 | Comments Off on Watch YouTube as you browse the web
Watch YouTube as you browse the web

You’re watching something great on YouTube, but you’ve also got real work to do elsewhere. Which do you choose? Decisions, decisions…
Sideplayer is a free Chrome extension which enables you to do both, watching YouTube clips …

Polarr 3 is a versatile photo editor for Chrome
October 22, 2015 – 08:27 | Comments Off on Polarr 3 is a versatile photo editor for Chrome
Polarr 3 is a versatile photo editor for Chrome

Polarr’s free online photo editor and mobile apps have generated a lot of interest this year, thanks to their well-judged mix of power and ease of use.
If you’ve not yet tried the editor for yourself, …

Copyfish: free OCR and translation for Chrome
October 19, 2015 – 07:04 | Comments Off on Copyfish: free OCR and translation for Chrome
Copyfish: free OCR and translation for Chrome

Copyfish is a free Chrome extension for extracting and translating text from images, videos, PDFs and more.
The package couldn’t be any easier to use. Click the Copyfish icon on your address bar, click and drag …

How to view the source of Chrome extensions
August 29, 2015 – 07:41 | Comments Off on How to view the source of Chrome extensions
How to view the source of Chrome extensions

You’ve found a great new Chrome extension. Installing it only takes a click, but if you’re not quite sure what it’s doing, whether it’s safe, you might want to take a look at its source …

Mixmax upgrades Gmail with email tracking, previews, surveys, more
August 28, 2015 – 06:26 | Comments Off on Mixmax upgrades Gmail with email tracking, previews, surveys, more
Mixmax upgrades Gmail with email tracking, previews, surveys, more

Mixmax is a free Chrome extension which upgrades Gmail with a host of useful extras.
You get instant visual previews for YouTube videos, Google Maps, Twitter timelines, Pinterest pins, and other links and attachments.

Cent Browser is a feature-packed Chrome remake
August 6, 2015 – 05:01 | Comments Off on Cent Browser is a feature-packed Chrome remake
Cent Browser is a feature-packed Chrome remake

Cent Browser is a free Chromium-based browser for Windows with a solid range of extras and enhancements.
A Firefox-like tab bar enables you to set the minimum width of a tab, then scroll the tab bar …

ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer
July 30, 2015 – 15:01 | Comments Off on ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer
ScreenOut is an always-on-top Chrome video viewer

You’re browsing with Chrome, and have found a great video. Ideally you’d watch it all, uninterrupted, but there’s other work to do, and so you have to resize all your various windows to fit.
ScreenOut is …

Google Chrome 43 FINAL adds web MIDI hardware support, improves permissions API
May 20, 2015 – 07:33 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 43 FINAL adds web MIDI hardware support, improves permissions API
Google Chrome 43 FINAL adds web MIDI hardware support, improves permissions API

Google has unveiled Chrome 43 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. Version 43’s main new feature is support for hardware MIDI instruments.
Chrome 43 also implements a couple of behind-the-scenes tweaks for developers that will help …

Highlight key text on web pages with Super Simple Highlighter for Chrome
March 28, 2015 – 09:43 | Comments Off on Highlight key text on web pages with Super Simple Highlighter for Chrome
Highlight key text on web pages with Super Simple Highlighter for Chrome

You’re working on some web research project, part way through a lengthy page, when it’s time to go and do something else. Annoying, because while you can bookmark the site, when you next return you’ll …