All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chrome extensions’

Shia LaBeouf Will Help You JUST DO IT with New Chrome Extension

Sometimes we all need a little bit of help – a nice kick in the ass to get us going. Good thing we all have Shia LaBeouf to motivate us in our times of need. Unless you’ve been off the grid for the past couple of weeks, you’ve probably seen LaBeouf’s bizarre but hilarious motivational video. If you haven’t, here …

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Google Tone Lets You Share Links with Sound

Google’s latest Chrome experiment is equal parts cool, possibly annoying, fun, first-world problem solving, and pointless. Ok, maybe not equal parts. It’s probably a combination of fun and annoying – depending on who’s using it. If you’ve ever wanted to send links to your co-workers with sound, now is your chance. Say hello to Tone: “As digital devices have multiplied, …

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Google Drive Lets You Launch Desktop Apps In Chrome

Google announced that Google Drive will now let you launch applications from your desktop computer in the Chrome browser. You’ll need a Chrome extension for it, but this is certainly a welcome addition to Drive users looking for increased productivity from within. Check it out. “Browsers are pretty amazing things,” says product manager Rachel Barton. “Before, if you wanted to …

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Tool Claims To Show Google Search Bias

As recently reported, Yelp has formed a coalition (not entirely unlike the FairSearch Coalition) with other Google critics/competitors Consumer Watchdog, Jameda, HolidayCheck, TripAdvisor, and Fight for the Future. The group launched the site Focus on the User, which comes with a downloadable Chrome extension to show you how Google “manipulates” search results to inject its own content and reviews from …

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Google Admin iOS App Gets New Features

Google announced an update to its Admin app for iOS. As the company explains, “Google Admin let’s you manage your Google for Work account on-the-go. Add and manage users and groups, contact support, and view audit logs for your organization.” “This app is only for super administrators of Google for Work products, including Google Apps for Work, Education, Government, Google …

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Google Gives Developers New Chrome App Audit Tool

Google announced the release of a new version of its Chrome Apps & Extensions Developer Tool, which will let users audit apps or extensions to see what actions they’re performing. The tool was first launched last year without this functionality. It gives developers tools for debugging apps and extensions. “Extensions are a great way to enhance the browsing experience. However, …

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These Chrome Extensions Will Let You Get More Out Of Netflix

Netflix may have 44 million subscribers, and add content frequently, but it really doesn’t add new features all that often, which can make the interface a little boring. Luckily, other developers have built all kinds of tools to help users enjoy a more helpful or otherwise pleasant browsing experience. For Chrome users, there are quite a few options in the …

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Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’

Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but it didn’t have the “Okay Google” feature. The company has now made that available, but you have to download a …

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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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Not Enough Ryan Gosling on Your Screen? Goslingize Any Web Page with a New Chrome Extension

If your favorite websites feel like they are lacking a certain Goslingness, fear not. There’s a new Chrome extension that can help. It’s called Hey Girl, and it performs a simple task. When activated, it will turn every image on any page into a photo of Ryan Gosling. Inspired by the ubiquitous Ryan Gosling Hey Girl meme, this extension is …

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Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help

Social media is a minefield. I’m not talking about privacy concerns or safety issues. I’m talking about all of your friends who can’t keep their damn mouths shut – the ones who ruin the new episode of Game of Thrones before you get a chance to watch it. OMG! I can’t believe Arya got the imp to kill Sansa! Just …

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Google Publisher Toolbar Gets An Update

Google has launched a redesigned version of the Google Publisher Bar, the Chrome extension it launched last year for AdSense earnings and performance updates. “The Google Publisher Toolbar will continue to include the same popular functionality as before in addition to a new feedback mechanism and blocking capabilities,” says AdSense product manager Fiona Herring. The new toolbar features pop-up account …

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View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension

As you may remember, Instagram had a little spat with Twitter that resulted in Instagram disabling all photo integration with Twitter. What that means for Twitter users is that they are no longer able to view Instagram photos when they click to “expand” tweets. Instead, users have to click the link inside the tweet to be taken to Instagram.com to …

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Google Deals Yet Another Blow To RSS

Fan of Google Reader and RSS feeds in general? You’re going to love this. Not only has Google announced the demise of Google Reader, but they’ve also killed the RSS Subscription Chrome extension. It’s no longer in the Chrome Web Store. TechCrunch reported on this after a few other noticed. The extension appears to still be working for those of …

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Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of dedicated Google Maps engineers built a new route algorithm to chart Santa’s journey around the world on Christmas Eve,” says …

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Sick of Politics on Facebook? Give Them the Boot with New Chrome Extension

Back in August, a new Chrome extension popped up that allowed users to block any post relating to anything that popped out. With a click of your mouse, you could remove all your friends’ mentions of their babies from your news feed, replacing them with photos of cats, cars, porn – whatever you wanted, really. Now, baby photos have been …

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Replace Your Facebook Friends’ Baby Photos With Cats, Bacon, and More With New Chrome Extension

There comes a time in every Facebook user’s life where every single friend they have seems to be conspiring to make them feel crappy about their lack of life achievements. Whether they’re posting about their brand new job, their engagement, or their cute little newborn kid – sometimes people wish that they didn’t have to see it flooding their news …

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Here’s How To Stop Facebook’s “Message Seen” Feature

Last month, users slowly began to notice that Facebook chat (messages) had a new feature. Right under sent messages, in the chat box appeared a light gray notification that simply said “Seen XX:XXpm.” We quickly learned that Facebook’s new feature allowed people to see when their conversation partner sees a message, and some users had a collective freakout. When you …

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Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites

The internet is both the best and worst thing to ever happen to productivity. Anyone trying to get any work done in any capacity can attest to that. It’s a world of knowledge at your fingertips – an incredible network of anything and everything you need to succeed. The problem with using the internet to complete work is that to …

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Browse The Web In Spanglish With New Chrome Extension

They always say that immersion is the best way to learn a foreign language, and a new experimental Chrome extension aims to recreate the feeling of language immersion by mixing up the languages you see while browsing the web. It’s (aptly) called Language Immersion for Chrome, and it comes to you via Use All Five and “some friends at Google …

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WordPress.com Chrome Extension Launched

WordPress announced the launch of a new WordPress.com Chrome extension which gives you access to a number of WordPress.com features and notifications while you’re away from WordPress.com. This should prove to be pretty handy for a lot of bloggers. Users will get notifications anytime they get a new follower or like. When you have the extension installed, it will display …

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Search Google+ With This Tool

Many of us have wondered why Google+ didn’t launch with a search feature. I mean, it’s Google. Still, there are ways to search it that should suffice, at least until Google finally launches an official feature. Developer Andrew Shen, for example, has created a browser extension called Search Extension for Google Plus, which searches Google+ public contents and profiles. It …

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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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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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User Feedback: The Next Google Ranking Signal?

Google’s Matt Cutts has indicated in recent weeks that Google is working on projects that will deal with some of the search engine’s quality issues with regards to content farms. It looks like one of those projects is now here.  Google has launched a Chrome extension that lets users block sites from search results.

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Google Launches Keep My Opt-Outs Chrome Extension

Google has launched a new extension for its Chrome browser, called Keep My Opt-Outs. It is essentially a Do Not Track mechanism that lets users opt out from receiving personalized advertisements as they browse the web. 

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Google Raises $1 Million in Charity From Chrome Extension

Last week, Google launched a Chrome extension in which every tab users opened would contribute to charitable donations to The Nature Conservancy, charity: water, Un Techo para mi País, Doctors Without Borders, and Room to Read for planting trees, providing clean water, building sh

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Google Adds Analytics Support to Chrome Extensions

If you have a Google Chrome extension, this news might interest you greatly. Google announced today that it has added support for Google Analytics to the Chrome Extension Gallery

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Google Voice Simplifies SMS to Multiple Recipients

Google has taken steps to make sending text messages to multiple recipients a little bit easier with Google Voice. In the past, users had to copy and paste the message for each person on the list.

Google is now letting users send the message to multiple people at once. Users now just need to click on the SMS button at the top of their Google Voice inbox, enter the names/numbers in the "To" field, separated by commas, and write the message.

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Google Chrome Extensions Not Limited to Gallery

Google recently launched its extensions Gallery for Chrome, but today the company is reminding users of the browser (which continues to gain popularity) that there are a lot more things you can do with it beyond just what’s in the gallery. Google Chrome 4 supports Greasemonkey user scripts.

Chrome users can use Greasemonkey, which is a Firefox extension that allows developers to customize web pages using javascript, to install any user script with a single click.

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