Streamified: Merge All Your Social & RSS Feeds With Google+ [Chrome]

It's always more convenient if, instead of opening social media websites in multiple windows or tabs, you're allowed to view all your social network feeds and updates from one central location. Streamified is an extension for Chrome that gives you an overview of your social networks as well as RSS feeds within Google+. It saves you the trouble of having to visit each social media website by letting you view all the activity from a single window. The extension supports Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram & Google Reader; feeds from all these networks and services can be added to your Google+ stream. This will not only simplify the process of sharing images and links with others, but also allow you to quickly update your status across all selected social media accounts. In short, Streamified provides a one-stop solution to keep tabs on all important social media feeds. More after the break. Read More

We Love Deals: Get Alerts For Price Changes On Amazon [Chrome]

Amazon is one of the leading names in online retail and since it delivers in different parts of the world, it’s an excellent service to use if you want to send a surprise gift to someone outside the country. Amazon isn’t just great for buying but also a good place to hunt for discounts and deals. The only trouble is, the number of items is large that you can’t possibly keep up with all the deals. At the same time, not all deals are important for you but you won’t know that unless you see it and that means a ton of browsing. If you're always looking for deals and ways to save cash while shopping online but don’t really have that much time to invest, then We Love Deals is what you need. This nifty little Chrome extension lets you find the latest deals on Amazon by displaying them with image thumbnails and price details, in a slick pop-up. If you like a deal or product, you can click its link to view or purchase it on Amazon. Each deal comes with a title, price, percentage off, date/time and category details. Additionally, the extension's button displays a count to alert you when new deals are added to Amazon. Read More

Select Multiple Gmail Messages via Mouse Click & Drag In Chrome

Gmail brought a lot of innovation to email, especially with its search features. However, one thing that remains traditional (akin to contemporary email services) is the method for selecting multiple messages, whereby requiring you to manually tick each check box for performing a batch action on multiple message threads/conversations. Click-n-Drag Checkbox For Gmail is an extension that aims to change that by letting you click and drag to select a bunch of items. This Chrome extension allows you to check/uncheck multiple checkboxes by clicking and dragging your mouse over their check marks. It is the perfect solution for selecting multiple emails in Gmail, especially when you don’t want to delete all of them. After you've installed the extension, click a checkbox and drag your mouse upwards or downwards to select a range of messages. This handy tool actually toggles the checkboxes, so it will check any conversation that is unchecked and vice versa. Read More

Schedule Google+ Posts For A Later Time With Do Share [Chrome]

Scheduling posts on social networks can lead to many benefits, and may have multiple uses. For instance, you may want to schedule a tweet announcing the launch of something important to you, or a Facebook post to wish your loved ones happy birthday. For the two most popular social media services, Twitter and Facebook, several tools exist that allow you to do just that. Unfortunately, one can't say the same for Google+. You'd be hard pressed to find similar solutions for the social network. If you're still looking for one, try Do Share. This smart Chrome extension helps you write Google+ posts, save them as drafts or schedule them for a later time. You can format posts, share drafts or delete them as well. Posts can be shared with specific circles, which can be added by clicking the +Add more people option within the extension. Also, note that as the network does not have a full API yet, the extension uses a method to automatically log in to your Google+ profile in the background to post scheduled messages. So, for the extension to be able to do so, you'll need to have your computer and browser running, and yourself logged in to Google+. Read More

Save Products From Any Online Store To Your Personal Shopping Cart [Chrome]

Impulse is a Chrome extension that puts you in control of your online shopping by letting you save and access products from any website. With Impulse, you can save items from various websites, store them in your personal shopping cart, make wishlists and share them with your friends. After you’ve installed the extension, you will notice that an expandable sidebar has been added to your browser. Next, all you have to do is drag & drop product images from any retailer to the impulse sidebar to save it, along with its title, image and price details, as well as a link back to the product's original location. With it, you will no longer have to return to a website and search for a product you’ve already liked or wanted to purchase. Impulse lets you grab products from all over the web and take them with you as you shop online. Read More

Generate Up To 64-Color RGB & HEX Palettes From Any Image [Chrome]

For web designers, one of the most daunting tasks is coming up with a color scheme from scratch. In this regard, other well-developed websites and apps can prove to be a great source of inspiration. Then there may be times when you'd just want to locate the exact value for a particular shade? Palette For Chrome is an extension that lets you create as many as sixty four color palettes from an image that you like. You can then use the RGB or Hexadecimal values for your website design. The extension adds a Palette For Chrome option to the right-click context menu, which contain further sub-options in the form of Create 16-color palette, Create 24-color palette and Create 32-color palette. You will also find a Create custom palette option in the menu, which lets you move a slider to adjust the number of colors you want in your output. Read More

thinkery: One Place To Take Notes, Save Webpages & URLs For Later While Browsing

With the massive amount of information online, sometimes we just can't keep track of all important and interesting content that we come across. This is where thinkery can help you out. This handy web application makes life easier by letting you focus on the important content, and access it instantly at any later time. Basically, thinkery is a bookmarklet available for all browsers (and an extension for Chrome) that allows you to quickly capture anything that comes to your mind, and save content that you come across on the web for future reference. With it, you can quickly save all important URLs to your thinkery account. Moreover, it lets you access or edit your saved content in a super-fast way, with instant search and tags. Read More

Learn A New Language As You Browse The Web [Chrome]

Learning a new language is not an easy job, and can require a lot of effort. However, Language Immersion For Chrome aims to change that by providing you with a very easy and simple way to learn new words/phrases from a foreign language, as you browse the web. This nifty little extension switches certain words and phrases from English to a language of your choice on regular websites that you browse, letting you experience the language with a different perspective. With it, you can choose from a collection of sixty four languages currently supported by Google Translate. Novice, Intermediate and Fluent level settings control how much of the page is translated. For instance, when you select Fluent, entire sentences are translated, whereas the Novice option only translates a few phrases. Additionally, scrolling over a translated word or phrase lets you hear the pronunciation, and clicking the translation turns it back to English. More after the jump. Read More

GIF Scrubber: Media Player For Animated GIFs With Frame-By-Frame Scrubbing [Chrome]

Want to play GIF animations in different speeds, or extract some frames from them? GIF Scrubber is like a movie player for animated GIFs. Using this Chrome extension, you can play GIF animations with various speeds, and automatically scrub GIFs when they are opened. The extension's Options can be set to prevent the automatic starting and looping of animations. It also lets you use the Explode option to directly extract all frames from the GIF file, so you can easily save the frames that you want. Note that once the frames have been extracted, they cannot be downloaded all at once, but manually, one by one. Read More

Enjoy Clutter-Free Reading On The Web With InstaRead [Chrome, Firefox]

For someone who regularly reads online, be it articles, blogs, news websites, or even Wikipedia, chances are slim that Instapaper would be an unfamiliar name. The remarkable service goes a great distance to make your online reading experience enjoyable and smooth, removing all the clutter (ads, buttons, sidebars et all) and giving a customizable text and image view that goes easy on the reader's eyes. Instapaper offers a bookmarklet to achieve said purpose with ease, but if you are a user of Chrome or Firefox, InstaRead is perhaps a more convenient option. It's a browser extension/add-on that is built around the Instapaper bookmarklet, and enables its reading mode with just a click, making online reading much easier than it would've been otherwise. Furthermore, you may also customize the background color, font size and other attributes to your liking. Read More

Marginize Is Like Foursquare For Websites; Lets You Check In At & Comment On Any Site [Chrome]

Marginize is an innovative Chrome extension that acts as a hub for people to discuss websites. It adds a sidebar to the browser wherein users can check in at sites, view what others are saying about them and add their own comments. The extension even collects and organizes social media content (Tweets, Facebook updates, Google Buzz comments etc.) about a website within the sidebar. Another interesting facet is that users are awarded badges for check-ins. For example, a user who checks in the most at any particular website becomes the curator for that page. Sound familiar? That's right. The concept is very similar to that of location-based social network Foursquare and its 'Mayor' badge/title, awarded to users with the most frequent check-ins at a certain place. Read More

PasswordBox: Secure Online Password Vault & Manager [Chrome]

Passwords are perhaps the sole protectors of your identity in a lot of cases, and even more so when it comes to online accounts. We all have different passwords for our personal email, work email, Twitter, Facebook, Google accounts and what not, as using the same password for all services is practically suicide. On top of that, it's recommended that you regularly change your passwords, so they don't get compromised. Managing old passwords and remembering new ones can be a real pain, particularly if you use a lot of different services. This is where PasswordBox can help. This slick Chrome extension simplifies your life by keeping a record of all your login details, all protected by one master password, so in case you forget a password, you can always retrieve it with merely a couple of clicks. It even provides you with the option to set your passwords to be shared to an address of your choice in case something happens to you,. The extension comes with multiple categories, each having an extensive list of popular services. Another thing; if you're interested in giving PasswordBox a try, you should hurry on past the break and to the download link as the password manager will be absolutely free for the first million users. Read More

Instrumente: Format Text, Generate Random Passwords, Test Regex & More [Chrome]

Google Chrome comes with a nice set of developer tools built in that make your life easier, especially if you use the browser for a lot of developmental testing and debugging. However, there are also a number of extensions out there that let you add more features to the browser. One such extension is Instrumente that lets you perform multiple tasks, which would normally require you to switch between several applications. This extension offers a collection of tools that users - developers, in particular - might need once in a while, such as text converter, random password generator, regular expression tester, Grid calculator and more. The purpose is to save your time, by letting you perform all these tasks without leaving the browser. Read More

A Quicker Way To Find The Best Flights, Hotels & Travel Packages In Chrome [Extension]

Travel Deals Advanced Search is an extension for Chrome that uses the Wego travel search engine to help you find the perfect flights, hotels, activities, guides or travel packages for your needs. Instead of searching multiple services and visiting a multitude of apps, this single 5-tab widget helps you find the perfect travel deals with just a couple of clicks, be it an airline ticket to Bangkok, or a hotel room for two in London. Not only does the app provide you with a comprehensive flight searching and filtering model for your trips, but also lets you discover entertaining activities. Moreover, the built-in price comparison and destination suggestions let you save a lot of time. Read More

OpinionCloud Creates A Word Cloud To Summarize YouTube & Flickr Comments [Chrome, Firefox]

Comments on popular services like Flickr and YouTube can be quite useful when you want to find out what the crowd thinks about a particular video or photo, but at the same time, too many comments can make things complicated, especially if they span multiple pages. OpinionCloud, a Chrome extension and Firefox Add-on, changes the way you read user comments on YouTube and Flickr. It does this by summarizing comments into a negative and positive word cloud of sorts, providing an overview of the overall public opinion. The bigger the word, the more common its occurrence is, and the colors denote positive or negative points of view. Moreover, clicking one of the words pulls up a list of related comments. All of this appears underneath the video, and you can easily toggle the keywords on and off by clicking the OpinionCloud button. With it, you can simply  and look at decent videos and photos that actually interest you. Read More

Control Google Music Playback From Chrome Toolbar

If you use Chrome and love listening to your favorite tracks on Google Music, then you should give GoogleMusic For Chrome a try. This nifty little extension adds a button to your toolbar that, when clicked, reveals controls for playing, pausing, and skipping to the next song within a pop-up. You can use these controls to conveniently control playback without having to constantly switch tabs. Moreover, it displays the track title and artist name at the bottom of the pop-up, and allows you to control playback through keyboard shortcuts, provided the pop-up is open. Read More

MyEmotions Adds A List Of Graphic Emoticons To Facebook Chat [Chrome]

Facebook chat has evolved over time. At first it was simple text chat with a few emoticons and now Facebook has integrated video and group chat. Although the chat feature has come a long way, many people still prefer to use the simple text chat. A while back, if you were using Facebook chat, chances were that you’d only discover the emoticons it supports if you typed in the smiley face symbol. With a little more investigation, you would likely discover that some of the most common emoticons are graphically supported. Facebook then introduced a small smiley button in the chat field that lets you see 21 common shortcuts. The thing is, it supports more than 21 emoticons.  If you love using emoticons to express your mood while you chat, then you will love MyEmotions for Chrome. This extension lets you quickly insert emoticons with a single click, enriching your chatting experience on Facebook. With it, you will no longer have to remember all those different emoticon codes, you can quickly view all the emoticons that Facebook supports, select one from the list, and it will be added to your chat field. Read More

Secure Bookmarks: Add A Password-Protected Bookmarks List To Chrome

Want to save your bookmarks in a private and secure way, so other people using the same computer cannot access them? It's quite possible to have content in your bookmarks that you would want to keep hidden from prying eyes. Secure Bookmarks is a Chrome extension that adds a password-protected bookmarks list to Chrome, so you can occasionally create bookmarks without having them displayed out in the open. The extension allows you to store such favorites in a separate list that is encrypted and saved on your hard drive. After installing the extension, you can save content with a click, and retrieve it later by entering your password within a tiny pop-up. Read More

Save A History Of YouTube Videos Viewed On Any Webpage [Chrome]

After watching several entertaining videos on YouTube, you might want to revisit a previously watched one. There are a couple of ways to do this; you can either search your browser history, or you can search YouTube’s own history, which requires that you're logged in. In the absence of the latter case, searching the browser history can be a difficult and time consuming task. Video History For YouTube makes life easier by keeping a track of your YouTube activity. Not only does it work on YouTube's own website, but also records embedded videos from other blogs/websites and saves them in a list for later viewing. Moreover, it notifies you when there are new items from your Subscribed channels. Also, the Popular Videos category lets you view videos by This Week, This Month and All Time options. Read More

Mysites: Get Windows 8 Metro Start Screen-Like New Tab Page On Chrome

MySites, a Chrome extension, adds a Windows 8 Metro-inspired new start page to your browser that is fully customizable, with the most visited websites, apps and bookmarks speed dials. This slick extension gives you a personalized, stylish and practical start page with large, colorful, attractive tiles, which you can click to instantly access your most frequented websites and bookmarks. Additionally, MySites lets you search the web directly from the start page. The tile sizes are directly related to the number of visits, so the design allows you to quickly get from the new tab page to your desired websites with minimal friction. Read More