Daily Links: Auto-Load A Defined Set Of Tabs On Specific Days [Chrome]

Most people have either a habit or the requirement of visiting a set number of webpages on a daily basis, be it news websites, social networks, or work related items. One option that you have is to use sessions in Chrome, while the other would be to manually reopen all those links every time you launch the browser. Daily Links is yet another solution. It is a Chrome extension that lets set a group of customizable links to open automatically on particular days, so that each morning, you're ready to do your routine reading without going through the same ritual on, say, weekends. The extension can be fully customized, and you may simply click the button in the toolbar to load your desired tabs every day. With it, you can keep track of news, blogs, or any website that you visit regularly. Moreover, the extension seamlessly integrates with your bookmarks folder, so you can import links directly from your bookmark collection. It also allows you to load tabs in a random order, or in an order that you’ve previously set, thus allowing you to surf the internet more effectively. Read More

PowerSwitch: An Alternative Way To Find & Switch Between Tabs In Chrome

When you’ve got lots of windows open with multiple tabs, finding a particular one can be a cumbersome task. PowerSwitch, a Chrome extension, makes things easier and lets you switch between multiple tabs via an on-screen list. It lets you you switch tabs instantly with a Ctrl+k keyboard shortcut, which displays a list of all your open tabs in a new window. You can then select a tab and hit enter to navigate to it. This eliminates the need to visually scan the tabs one by one in order to find the right one. PowerSwitch can be a handy utility for people who work with several tabs that often results in short tab sizes. Read More

Move Any Open Tab To A New Incognito Window [Chrome]

Every time you want to browse privately, mostly to browse YouTube or Facebook at work, you have to open an incognito window and manually move your browsing to it. Not only can you sometimes forget to switch the type of window you're browsing in, but moving your tabs to it can take time. Incognito This! is a Chrome extension that solves these problems by easily letting you switch from a normal window to an incognito one. The extension automatically moves any open Chrome tab to a new incognito window and vice-versa. Switching the active page to a private browsing mode and back to a regular tab is as simple as clicking the button in the toolbar. Moreover, the extension can be fully customized, and some additional functionality can be added to it that ensures you have a secure incognito experience. With it, inactive incognito windows are automatically closed after a certain amount of time and your desired websites will always be launched in an incognito mode. Read More

Quickly Delete Individual Or All Facebook Messages With One Click [Chrome]

When we click the cross icon to the right of a Facebook message, it simply hides the message and adds it to the archives category. These archived messages then reappear when the same user sends us a new message on Facebook. When Facebook introduced the chat history feature, many people might have been thrilled that they would no longer have to remember what they were talking about yesterday. The slight problem is with where Facebook decided to save the history to - in our messages! Now, deleting the simplest smiley face message means selecting and deleting it.  This leaves important messages mixed with smiley icons. This whole process can not only take forever, but can be a real pain particularly if you’ve got tons of messages in your Facebook inbox. This is where Facebook Fast Delete Message, a Chrome extension, comes to the rescue. The extension adds a direct delete button to message threads, next to the useless Archive button, and allows you to instantly delete messages, without having to deal with confirmation prompts. Additionally, you can delete multiple messages from different people at once by clicking the Delete All button. Read More

Citelighter Helps You With Research & Automatically Creates A Citation Page For Your Report [Web]

Extensively researching a topic is not an easy job, as you have to go through many articles, journals and websites. As if that were not enough, you are also required to cite references at the end, which can be a real pain. This is where Citelighter comes in handy. This is a fully automated bibliography, citation, research, and text highlighting tool that organizes content quickly and intuitively. Not only does it automate the whole process of gathering information, but also automatically generates a citation page for you. All you have to do is highlight text on a web page and click the Capture button in the toolbar or on the page to save it to your project. When you’ve collected all your information for a particular project, you can then view all your highlights on your personal account (signup is via Facebook), reorder them and add comments to create an outline. Read More

Control Music Playback For YouTube, Google Music, Rdio & Others From Chrome Toolbar

If you like listening to music from various popular services, such as YouTube, Google Music, Rdio, or Grooveshark, pausing or switching between songs can sometimes get difficult, specially when you’ve got a bunch of tabs open and are working on something else. Music Controller is an extension for Chrome that places a simple control panel on your toolbar that quickly allows you switch, pause/play songs or mute all background music at once, regardless of which tab the song is in. With it, you no longer have to be worried about whether you’re playing music in Pandora, Google Music, Grooveshark or any other service, as you may easily pause, skip or thumbs up for a song from the pop-up in your toolbar. The only requirement for the extension's working is that the music playing  tab should be in the same Chrome window. Read More

Quickly Bookmark Videos From Any Website To myVidster [Extension]

Video bookmarks is an extension that lets you save videos from any video host, website or blog to myVidster, a social video bookmarking service that lets you collect, share and search videos. The extension lets you save videos so you can watch them later, and also lets you explore video collections from other users. Moreover, the aforementioned service lets you organize your video collection by letting you tag them or by creating video channels. Since the extension works with a web service, you will have to sign up to it. After installing the extension, whenever you're watching a video that you would like to save, click the button in the toolbar, and it will instantly be added to myVidster, along with all the details. With Video Bookmarks, you will be able to access all your favorite videos from multiple services from a single website, and no longer worry about not being able to find it again. More after the break. Read More

Ginger: Arguably The Most Efficient Grammar & Spell Check Extension Available [Chrome]

Chrome as a browser wins mass appeal for its speed and cleaner interface. Most of the other features are like something extra. At the core of it, Chrome is preferred for its fast startup and being able to load pages faster. One of its somewhat less impressive features is the spell check, which relies on the open source Hunspell library and doesn’t always get all the words right. Additionally, it lacks a grammar check. Add to that the fact that when you use Chrome’s spell check via the right-click context menu, you have to go through a long list of non-spell check related options just to find the word suggestions. Ginger is a Chrome extension that adds a more reasonable spell check feature, less of a long menu to scroll through, and a reasonably good grammar check. Read More

Tab Grouper: Sort All Tabs Alphabetically And By Domain [Chrome]

Working with multiple tabs from the same domain can be quite confusing, specially when they all look the same. Won't it be nice if you could quickly locate your desired tabs without having to sift through all of them? Tab Grouper, a Chrome extension, solves this common problem by sorting and grouping tabs alphabetically. The extension has no buttons or options, and works automatically once installed. It arranges the tabs alphabetically, so you can quickly find the right one without wasting time. However, when you open a link, the new tab is moved from its default location to a new one, so you might want to wait a few seconds before you start browsing. Read More

My Episode Guide: Track Airing Dates For Your Favorite TV Shows [Chrome]

Do you watch loads of TV shows but find it difficult to keep track of all the different episodes? When we’re addicted to our favorite season, we just cant wait to watch the next episode, but sometimes our busy routines can easily make us forget the date and time for the next episode. This is where My Episode Guide comes in useful. This Chrome extension lets you keep track of as many shows as you like, with a fast, easy and user-friendly interface. The extension lets you gather all your favorite TV shows in one place, so you can easily browse a list of shows and then see when the next episode of each will be aired, along with the episode's name. Moreover, a day counter is displayed on the button in the toolbar that lets you view the number of remaining days until the next episode airs. Read More

Bookmark Text Within A Webpage For Later Viewing [Chrome]

Simple Text Bookmark is a smart Chrome extension that lets you annotate, archive and bookmark text from websites. With it, you can select or clip portions of a website and save them as bookmarks for later viewing. When you return to the resource at a later time, the notes and highlights are right where you left them, so you can quickly reference information according to your need. Using this handy tool, you can read faster and retain information more efficiently. It allows you to clip text from a webpage and add additional text or notes to specific highlights, except for dynamic pages. Once a bookmark has been saved, a (+) is added to the extension's button in the toolbar, which is visible every time you visit the page. Read More

Beta-Searchable: Highlight Text On Websites To Search On Google, YouTube & Current Page

Beta-Searchable is a Chrome extension that provides you with super fast search results for highlighted text on almost any website. It lets you save a lot of time when you have to search the same term on multiple websites. With it, you can get Google search results, Google images, YouTube videos and social results from Topsy. All you have to do is select some text on a website, and a tiny pop-up will appear with Google Search, YouTube, Google Images and other buttons. Additionally, you may also lookup the same term on your current domain. Clicking the tiny arrow at the top of the pop-up lets you switch to social pages that are retrieved from Topsy. Moreover, the extension lets you view most used, recent and related websites. Read More

Get Tree-View For All Bookmarks On Chrome’s New Tab Page

If you're managing enormous amounts of bookmarks in Chrome, finding the right one from the folders or the Bookmark Manager can sometimes be difficult, not to mention the extra step involved in navigating to the bookmarks bar or the manager itself. New Tab + Bookmark Tree is an extension for Chrome that customizes the new tab page and loads all your bookmarks whenever you open a new tab, so you can quickly open your favorite or most visited websites. It gives users quick access to all the saved bookmarked items, without having to open the bookmarks manager. The extension lets you customize the look and feel of the new tab page according to your choice, for instance, you can change the font color, size, background color, number of columns and other options. Read More

Browse The Web Without Actually Having To Click Any Links [Chrome]

Oddly enough, Repetitive Stress Injury, or RSI, can also develop through extensive clicking of the mouse. While gamers are generally more prone to such a condition, people who extensively use computers have also complained of RSI. If you're a regular web surfer and use Chrome, Click-Free Browsing is is an extension that takes of the clicking burden for surfing the internet. It lets you scroll pages and follow links without actually clicking anything. Click-Free Browsing adds fixed navigation controls to the right hand-side of the page that give you fast scrolling capabilities and speedier browsing. You can just hover your mouse over these controls to easily scroll the page, simulate the back/forward buttons, and for navigating through links, just place the mouse over the navigation icons displayed alongside the links, and you will be automatically redirected to the target page. More after the break. Read More

Account Bookmarks: Keep Track Of All Web Services That You’ve Signed Up For [Chrome]

Managing each online account and keeping track of login information becomes a difficult task, especially when you've signed up for quite a wide range of online services. For this reason, users opt in for online account managers like LastPass, that help manage all online accounts from their account vault. I've personally signed up for numerous online services, ranging from social media websites, email services, productivity apps and so on, and obviously, I have to keep track of each online service I've signed up for. If you don’t use an online account password manager, but are looking for a way to assist you in tracking all your online accounts, then Account Bookmarks may help. It's a web extension for Chrome that automatically bookmarks all your login accounts, so that you can easily remember the websites that you’ve signed up for. Read More

Bundle This! For Bundlr: Clip, Collect & Share Web Content [Chrome]

If you love to organize your favorite web content in one place, then you might've heard about Bundlr, an online service that allows you to organize web content in one place for easy access. It was basically developed to help users select relevant multimedia content and share it with friends and colleagues. Bundle This! is a Chrome extension that helps you create bundles and share web content using Bundlr. You need to have an account with the service. An account can be created using your Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus account. You need to log in to the service before the extension will start responding, or so it seems as per our tests. Read More

Google Offers For Chrome: Discover & Share Hot Deals In Your Area [Extension]

There are various applications and websites out there that can help you discover the best deals in your area, but wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to go through a multitude of apps to find the best deals? Google Offers is a deal-of-the-day web service from Google that lets users find and buy best deals in their local areas. There is now an official extension for Google Chrome called Google Offers that helps you quickly find the best, latest deals. The extension displays latest product/service offers in a slick pop-up with large thumbnails for each deal. Using this extension, you will never miss a deal, whether they're from Google or any of Google's partners, including Gilt City, kgbdeals and zozi. If you like a deal and think your friends might also be interested in it, you can share it on social media websites Read More

Hide Menus And Links On Wikipedia To Improve Readability [Chrome]

Wikipedia is a free, collaborative internet encyclopedia that has become the largest and most popular general reference work on the internet. Whenever we need to look up information regarding a topic, most of us directly go to Wikipedia. While it provides us with accurate, detailed information about almost anything, the large number of links in articles can clutter the website, which can also be a source of distraction. Beautipedia Modified, Chromified is a Chrome extension that solves this issue by restyling Wikipedia into a more readable and attractive site. The extension removes all the extra content, such as the left menu and other options displayed at the top of the page. Moreover, it transforms the links and makes them less distracting. Read More

Faviconize Google: Add Favicons Next To Google Search Results [Chrome]

Google is the most widely used search engine and we all love it, but sometimes finding the right link from the unending list of results can be quite boring. Most users give up after the first three pages and try a different search phrase but the fact is that there may be multiple credible sources of information on a particular topic and they can’t all fit on the first three result pages. Faviconize Google is a Chrome extension that enhances your Google search results by adding favicons of the target website next to each search result.  Not only does the extension add some life to the dull results page, but these favicons make it easier to browse through search results, allowing you to instantly recognize credible websites. Faviconize is a tiny but handy utility that lets you save both time and effort while you browse Google search results. Read More

Clipular: Capture & Catalog Parts Of Websites As Clippings & Bookmarks [Chrome]

Rather then copying or downloading images, text, links and other content manually when browsing, you're better off with Clipular, a Chrome extension that lets you pick tools such as scissors, camera and a clipboard so you can cut and paste the web in a new, fast and elegant way. You can use Clipular to collect and bookmark anything, such as a specific comments, photos, paragraphs from an article, or a screenshot of the entire webpage, for later viewing. Clipular lets you pick your scissors, camera and clipboard with a click, just like how you reach for those on your desk. Once you’ve clipped a part of a page or taken a screenshot, the clippings are saved and displayed with auto-generated titles and source links. You can then click these source links and view content at a later time. Moreover, quick notes and tags can be added to each clip, without any pop-ups or interruptions. Note that all links are encrypted for security and privacy. Read More