All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘browser extensions’

Yahoo Has A New Toolbar, And This Time It’s Even Available For Chrome

Yahoo announced today that it has launched a new version of the Yahoo Toolbar for web browsers. In addition to Firefox and Internet Explorer, for which Yahoo has offered a toolbar in the past, it is also now available for Chrome. The update is only for U.S. users. “The browser is your window to the world, and it’s your way …

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Delicious: Forget The Browser Extensions. Use The Bookmarklet.

It wasn’t that long ago that Delicious’ tombstone was all but chiseled. Then Avos (from the founders of YouTube) stepped in to save the day. This was generally applauded by users, when the announcement came last April. But then in September when the site relaunched with its “stacks” concept, the applause died down. Hard core users were not happy with …

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Google +1 Button Chrome Extension Launched

Google has launched a Chrome extension for the +1 button, so you can easily +1 any piece of content that you come across on the web, regardless of whether it not it has its own button readily available. The description for the extension says: +1 button is shorthand for “this is pretty cool” or “you should check this out.” Now …

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Wajam Adds Location to Social Results on Google, Bing, Yahoo

We’ve written about Wajam a few times. From my personal user experience, I think these guys are getting social search better than just about everybody, and now they’ve taken it a step further by adding location into the mix. Wajam is available as a browser extension. It gives you access to results from the social networks you use when such …

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Google Translate for Google+ Chrome Extension Launched

Google Translate engineer Josh Estelle announced via Google+ that there is a new Chrome Extension called Google Translate for Google+, which uses Google Translate to automatically translate any post or comment on Google’s new social network into over 50 languages. “Once you’ve installed the extension, refresh Google+ and you’ll see Translate links next to posts and comments. Click the links …

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Add Your Google+ Circles to Results in Google Search, Bing, IMDB, Wikipedia, eBay and More

We’ve written about Wajam a few times. It’s a social search tool that you can add as a browser extension, which displays results from your social networks at the top of Google or Bing search results. For example, I can search for “shoes,” and if anyone I’m connected to via Twitter or Facebook (or other sources) has said anything about …

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Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant

Google launched a new version of the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer. Google Toolbar 7 brings Google Instant and some new personalization features to the table. “If you’ve used Instant on google.com or in Chrome, you’ll be right at home with Toolbar Instant,” says Google’s Allen Huang, Associate Product Manager on the Toolbar. “Just start typing in the search box …

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Wajam Makes Google and Bing Results More Relevant

Personalization is one of the key components of search relevancy. It’s not the only component (Google uses over 200 signals for a reason), but it’s a pretty big component. If results are tailored to you specifically, there’s a good chance they will often provide relevance to you. One of the best ways to achieve personalization through search is to get you results based on your established connections with other people. Google knows this. This is why Google is putting more emphasis on social search.

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Digg Launches New Extensions for Firefox and Chrome

Digg has launched new extensions for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.

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