Window Tiler: Arrange Multiple Chrome Windows Into Non-Overlapping Tiles

To compare multiple webpages side by side, or to refer to something in one tab or window and type about it in another can be quite difficult, as you have to constantly switch tabs or windows. Sometimes, multi tasking can be a pain, specially when you’ve got to three or four websites open and need to access them all at the same time. This is where Window Tiler, a Chrome extension, comes in handy. This smart tool organizes windows on the screen into multiple non-overlapping tiles, with only a click or two. The extension adds a button to the toolbar that automatically arranges all your windows to occupy your screen, so all of them are visible. By creating these panels, you can browse two or more sites at once, side by side. Read More

ViewTube: Watch Videos On Social Websites In A Separate Popup [Chrome]

If you like watching videos on popular social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ then, ViewTube is a Chrome extension that will enhance your video watching experience by letting you watch videos in a new and unique way. The handy tool basically plays the video in a pop-up that can be moved around and placed anywhere on the page, so you are no longer stuck at the same part of the page until the video ends. With it, you can read posts and watch videos at the same time without losing focus. Moreover, you no longer have to stop commenting or reading your feeds, since you’ll always have the video in front of you. More after the break. Read More

FVD Speed Dial: Customizable New Tab Page With Powerful Options [Firefox/ Chrome]

FVD Speed Dial gives your new tab page a gorgeous layout consisting of bookmarks, custom background, custom dials, groups, most visited links and much more. The extension is highly customizable and allows you create your own speed dials, along with a Most Visited category that automatically populates the sites you visit most often. Each dial contains a group with the full list of URLs visited by you, related to that domain. Additionally, you can add any dial from the Most Visited category. Another great feature of the extension is that if you’ve closed a page or multiple pages earlier, you can always reopen them by clicking the Recently Closed category. You can block URLs from the speed dial, change the background color and more. Also, you can group speed dials in to different groups, such as default, work, home etc. Read More

Get Instant Facebook Notifications On Any Website With MyStatusBar [Chrome]

Facebook addiction can take reach astounding heights; some people are satisfied with just checking their feed once in the morning and once in the evening while others seem to think everything they do or are thinking of doing is worth sharing with the world. If you’re somewhere between these two spectrums  and are looking for an easier way to keep up with your feed, try MyStatusBar. It is a  Chrome extension that adds a bar at the bottom of your window and notifies you of all activity that takes place on your Facebook account. This includes friend requests, comments and likes on a picture, pokes, invitation to an event and messages. The extension also features a search bar but does not allow you to share directly to your account. It’s simply a way to keep up with new activity and not to interact with friends on Facebook. Read More

gleeBox: Complete Website Navigation Using Keyboard [Chrome]

gleeBox is the perfect tool for keyboard and command line lovers. This Chrome extension takes a keyboard-centric approach for navigating websites and provides alternatives to actions that are traditionally performed via the mouse, such as clicking, scrolling, selecting text fields and more. gleeBox comes with various commands that allow you to traverse through different elements on a page, perform different types of actions, such as scroll through the headings, select linked images, open articles in a clutter free reader or Google Reader and more. Gleebox offers a highly customizable and intuitive way to navigate web pages via keyboard. To start off, hit the G key, type a part or all of the link name into the search bar, gleeBox will then immediately highlight all the link on the page. You can then press Enter to go to the URL or press Shift+Enter to open the links in a new tab. Read More

Briteclick: Search, Reference & Shopping Through A Customizable Sidebar [Extension]

Wouldn’t it be great if we never had to leave our email or current webpage to access relevant information from various sources? Briteclick is an innovative search tool that makes finding information and completing tasks on the internet much easier and faster. After installing the extension, all you have to do is highlight keywords and get intelligent search results, neatly organized in a slick sidebar. This Chrome and Firefox extension lets you instantly view results from popular sources, like Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, eBay and much more. Briteclick tailors results based on the keywords you search and presents them in a convenient sidebar, so you never have to leave the current page to open multiple tabs. Read More

Add Custom Notes To Lengthy Articles For Easy Scrolling [Chrome]

Sometimes, while reading lengthy articles online, we scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and tend to lose focus from the last read sentence. In such situations, it can be quite difficult and tiring to skim through articles to find the part where we left off. This is where Annotated Scrollbars, a Chrome extension, comes in handy. This smart tool remembers the position of your latest browsed articles, so that you can come back to it and continue reading with ease. Annotated Scrollbars helps you navigate through important sections of a lengthy documents by allowing you to mark specific parts of an article, so that you can scroll back to them at a later time. All you have to do is add sticky notes to the scrollbar using the context menu, and navigate between the notes by clicking them. Read More

Generate Playlist For All Videos On A Particular Webpage [Chrome]

Everybody loves watching videos from sites like Facebook and YouTube, but sometimes, searching for videos/tracks in unending lists and feeds can become frustrating. So, if you're sick of scrolling Facebook feeds and YouTube playlists for music or entertaining videos, then Moovu Video Clipper pulls all videos from a particular webpage and lets you play them in a beautiful interface, without any clutter. With it, you can literally transform any webpage into a playlist and turn your browser into an amazing platform for viewing, collecting and sharing videos. Moovu makes sure that you stay tuned with all the videos on the web and never miss one again, with the best part being the fact that you can listen to all of them sequentially, without having to open all those YouTube links or scroll back and forth through your feed. You may share videos with your Facebook buddies and even play them in a pop-up. The Chrome extension works perfectly on websites like Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and more. Read More

Pixable: Browse Facebook Photos In iPhone-Like Interface [Chrome]

When we browse through our Facebook newsfeed, we come across a massive collection of all kinds of photos, uploaded by our friends and family. To see all these images we need a lot of time, and with all the effort, it is still possible that we might miss out on the ones that actually matter to us. This is where Pixable, a Chrome extension, comes in handy. This smart tool organizes photos in a gorgeous way and lets you see all of them in one slick pop-up. The extension is fully customizable, and after you’ve connected your Facebook account with Pixable, it instantly pulls photos from Facebook feed and creates a photo stream that you can view right in the pop-up. Additionally, Pixable ranks and sorts your friends’ photos based on popularity and your connections, giving you a more personal viewing experience. With it, you can flip through feeds like New Cover Photos, My Likes & Comments, Top of the Day, New Profile Pics, Most Recent Photos and others. The extension makes sure that you enjoy your friends' photos by following them, and receive notifications when they upload or when they are tagged in photos. Read More

Switch: Transfer All Tabs In Current Window To Another Browser [Mac]

We’ve covered quite a few extensions that allow you to send your currently open tabs from one browser to another. These extensions, although not for the general web surfer, are nonetheless useful for developers and designers who need to check how their developments are rendered across different browsers. The slight drawback with these extensions is that not all browsers have one such extension available, not all extensions work the same, and you might have compatibility issues if any one of the browsers is updated. Switch is a free Mac app that goes above and beyond all this, (literally - it sits in the Menu bar) and allows you to send all open tabs in the current window to anyone of the browsers that you have installed. Read More

LockMyFavs: Add Password Protected Cloud-Based Bookmarks In Chrome

Often, while we browse the web, we come across pages that we would like to bookmark, but at the same time, we don’t want them to show up in the bookmark bar or folders due to privacy concerns. LockMyFavs is a Chrome extension that lets you easily add and manage bookmarks that nobody needs to see or know about, with the best part being the fact that the bookmarks don't get stored in your computer, but in the cloud. This means you can access these private bookmarks on any machine. It brings together fast one-click bookmarking through the right-click context menu, and lets you organize your favorites so you can view them later when you have time. All you have to do is right-click a webpage and add it to the pop-up list, or manually add the page by entering a URL and Alias. Once you’ve saved the webpages, click the cross at the bottom of the pop-up to log out. Read More

SearchMark: Search For Items Within Bookmarked Pages [Chrome]

If you have a massive collection of bookmarks stored in your Chrome browser, or a bunch of folders containing loads of bookmarks, manually sorting through your bookmark library to find a page you once bookmarked, can be a very difficult task. This is where SearchMark comes in handy. The Chrome extension does not only allow you to search your bookmarked pages by title or web address, but bookmarks can also be searched by page content. SearchMark makes bookmarking management a breeze, so you no longer need to waste time by manually searching multiple folders and your bookmarks bar. Read More

Clicker: Find Shows/ Episodes On Hulu, Amazon, Netflix & iTunes [Chrome]

Reading a movie review and wondering if it’s available on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes or anywhere else online? Thousands of episodes from various shows and seasons, mixed among random clips and videos, can be found on different websites. With the massive amount of choices online, finding a show or an episode of your favorite season to watch online can be pain. Clicker, a Chrome extension, is a complete guide to internet television that makes it simple for you to find the right show at the right place. Clicker basically lets you find movie information, episodes and videos that are available online on various popular websites, such as Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, iTunes and more. It integrates all these sources into one slick interface, so you can easily discover what's available to watch online. Read More

Create Notes & Access Google Docs Through A Pop Up [Chrome]

Notebook Professional is a simple note editor that can be used to copy selected text from a webpage, create to-dos/notes or simply jot down your ideas for later use. With it, you can create, manage and organize notes with a simple, list interface. NoteBook Professional automatically saves the entered text along with the time and date, whereas notes that are created by selecting text and sending it to the extension view the context menu are saved with the first few words of the text as the title. You can also switch between the HTML and Visual Editor mode. You can clip both images and text, and open Google NoteBook, or Google Docs. Read More

Enhance YouTube’s Music Search With Filters & Artist Information [Chrome]

seevl For YouTube is a Chrome extension that lets you explore music in a contextual way, by providing you with intelligent music suggestions and connections between artists on YouTube. With it, you can tailor what you want to listen to by browsing artists, labels or genres, or by combining all these features together to find new ones. seevl uses relations between artists and gives you automatic recommendations based on your current music track. Additionally, it offers you with artist biographies, fact-sheets, information about collaborations, influences, genres, record labels, and lets you learn how everything is connected. Read More

Icon Badger: View Count Of Unread Items For Pinned Tabs [Chrome]

While pinning tabs is quite convenient, you might lose the ability to see the unread item notifications that many websites add to the favicon. This is where Icon Badger, a Chrome extension, comes in handy. It takes care of the problem for you by placing a count of unread messages or items to the favicons of various popular websites.  This nifty little tool provides an easy way for you to see new items at a glance, even when your tabs are pinned or when you’ve got a bunch of tabs open. The extension works for many popular websites, such as Google Reader, Gmail, Facebook, Twitter and more. Read More

Bookmark Sentry Scans & Deletes Duplicate/ Broken Favorites [Chrome]

If you have a lot of websites bookmarked in Chrome and find it difficult to manage the ever growing number, then Bookmark Sentry is a scanner that checks your bookmarks for duplicate and bad links. It checks for bad links and duplicates at intervals you specify, and displays a report. The extension can be scheduled to run a scan every day, week or month, or you can choose to manually scan the bookmarks. Moreover, it also retrieves bookmarks that have connection or 404 errors. Currently, the extension has no buttons or icons, but you can run a manual scan from the extension’s options. Read More

Search Wikipedia, YouTube, Twitter & Other Websites From Chrome Omnibar

Smarter Search, a Chrome extension, adds extra functionality to the Chrome omnibar and lets you search multiple search engines right through the omnibar. It works for a lot of popular websites, such as Twitter, Wikipedia, IMDB, YouTube and StackOverflow. Instead of opening new tabs, entering a website URL and then a search term, simply type s in the URL bar, hit the space bar and enter your search query. Smarter Search comes with an autocomplete feature that displays a list of websites in a drop-down menu. Select an option from the list and hit Enter to instantly open results for your query in a new tab. In addition to the auto-complete choices, there are a few other domains that can be searched, such as Amazon, Flickr, eBay and Delicious, using special key combinations along with the default s key. Read More

FullSearch: Search Any Text String Across All Open Tabs In Chrome

Going from link to link while researching a topic is nothing extraordinary, and you may soon find yourself with more open tabs than you can count at the end of your search spree. Then, it's also not uncommon to forget where we read a particular piece of information, and checking through over 50 open tabs one by one is plain frustrating (true story). This is where FullSearch, a Chrome extension, comes in handy. The extension allows you to search for text in all open tabs at once, and shows a list of search results right in the pop-up. Moreover, clicking any of the results takes you to the particular tab with the highlighted text. The extension's search options are very responsive and unobtrusive at the same time. Read More

Stash: Instantly Close & Save Opened Tabs To Reduce Clutter [Chrome]

Stash is a Chrome extension that makes it easier to save or stow away (close and save) all your open tabs or windows, and restore them all at once from within its pop-up menu. This can prove to be particularly useful when you have a large number of tabs or windows open and want to instantly reduce the load/clutter without losing articles or important webpages that you might want to go through later.  While most other similar extensions delete saved tabs after they are opened, Stash can be set to  keep them saved. The extension is fairly customizable too; it allows you to set hotkeys for stashing the all or only the current tab from within its Options menu. Read More