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Tab for Google+ Brings Google Plus To Mac Menu Bar

If you find it tiring to open Google+ web UI every time just to check updates, latest comments, circle additions, hangouts, etc, Tab For Google+ brings all the Google Plus Web UI elements to Mac desktop while taking relatively small space on screen. Similar to previously featured Facebox and Mail Tab, Tab for Google+ resides in Mac menu bar. The application imitates the interface design of Google+ mobile version in order keep the application compact and super responsive. The main screen shows all the important links for your Google+ account, such as, Stream, Circles, Photos, Notifications, etc.

When you launch the application, it will sit in menu bar. You need to enter Google+ account login details to begin. When done, it will show the most recent posts from people in your circle. The Stream window lets you navigate to check-ins, editor to update your status, and Google+ Home screen.

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The Home screen contains links to stream, notifications, user’s profile window, circles, etc. You can also use navigation controls present at the bottom of menulet to jump between different Google+ windows.

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The Setting button present next to refresh lets you access Tab for Google+ Preferences. Here, you can disable start at login and enable/disable hotkey combination for launching Tab for Google+ window from menu bar.


Tab For Google+ works on Mac OX X 10.6.6 or higher.

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