How to view the source of Chrome extensions
August 29, 2015 – 07:41 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Flickr Tab displays great images on every new Chrome tab
March 24, 2015 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Flickr Tab displays great images on every new Chrome tab
Flickr Tab displays great images on every new Chrome tab

Flickr Tab is a simple Chrome extension which displays a popular Flickr image every time you open a new Chrome tab.
Interesting idea, we thought. Maybe you’ll be able to customise the images, perhaps define a …

Ra is a Chrome text editor/ file manager for your local storage
January 27, 2015 – 05:22 | Comments Off on Ra is a Chrome text editor/ file manager for your local storage
Ra is a Chrome text editor/ file manager for your local storage

Chrome apps are sometimes criticised as being strictly internet-only, virtually useless if you need to work offline.
There’s some truth in that, but it’s not always the case. Ra is a Chrome-based text editor which not …

Chrome 40 for iOS brings browser Handoff support, Material Design UI
January 20, 2015 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Chrome 40 for iOS brings browser Handoff support, Material Design UI
Chrome 40 for iOS brings browser Handoff support, Material Design UI

Google has today announced the release of Chrome 40 for iOS.
The big addition to version 40.0.2214.61 is Handoff support, which enables mobile users to continue from Chrome to their default browser on OS X.

Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools
November 25, 2014 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools
Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools

Comodo has unveiled a controversial new version of its Chromium-based browser with the release of Comodo Dragon 36.1.
The version number reveals that the browser is now based on version 36 of Google’s open-source Chromium browser, …

Google Chrome 39 FINAL goes 64-bit on Mac, promises performance, stability improvements
November 19, 2014 – 06:03 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 39 FINAL goes 64-bit on Mac, promises performance, stability improvements
Google Chrome 39 FINAL goes 64-bit on Mac, promises performance, stability improvements

Google has unveiled Chrome 39 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The big news with version 39 is the long-awaited arrival of a native 64-bit build for Mac users.
Unlike the Windows version, which offers both …