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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’s RSS Subscription Chrome Extension Is Back, Sans Google Reader Support

Shortly after Google announced that they would be killing off Google Reader, angering a significant amount of users, they dealt another blow to RSS by yanking the Google RSS Subscription Chrome extension. More anger ensued. Why must you destroy everything that we love, Google? Well, here’s a bit of good news: The extension is back. Finnur Thorarinsson, the author of …

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Event Pages Keep Chrome Slim And Running Strong

I don’t use a lot of Chrome extensions, but I use a lot of Firefox extensions. I’m going to assume that extensions add a lot of weight to both browsers. It’s worse when you realize that half of those extensions are only used some of the time, yet are still adding to the memory that is being used. Firefox still …

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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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Google+ Redesign Breaks Developer’s Apps And Extensions

“Thank you Google for breaking all my apps and extensions without warning!” That’s what Mohamed Mansour, creator of the Google+ extension that helps the blind use the service, said today on his Google+ profile. What follows is a rant explaining how the changes made to Google+ are self-serving while leaving the developer community up a particularly muddled creek without a …

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Google Chrome Web Store Gets Trending View, App Badges

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Firefox 10 Now Available

Firefox 10 launched today as a silent update so as not to disturb intrepid Web users. The update, as we reported yesterday, brings new features to the browser, but nothing worth celebrating over. The update features extension improvements with most extensions that work on Firefox 4 working on Firefox 10. It includes support for full-screen Web apps and anti-aliasing for …

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Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow

Firefox is moving on to double digits tomorrow with the release of Firefox 10. PC Mag is reporting that the update will apply to the desktop formats as well as the mobile edition for Android. For those “people,” who never upgraded to Firefox 4, version 3.6 will be updated to version 3.6.9 which only adds security and stability fixes. During …

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Nuke Comments Chrome Extension Lets You Rid Yourself Of Google+ Annoyances

Are you a prolific Google+ user who often invites unsavory comments from unsavory people on your posts? If so, a new Chrome extension will allow you to get rid of your problem in two clicks. It’s called Nuke Comments and it drops a bomb on annoying commenters. Here’s the description, courtesy former Google engineer Tzafrir Rehan on Google+: Are you …

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No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet

Worried that your average, everyday interweb browsing could be inadvertently supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act? Well, you’re in luck. Now there’s an extension for your Chrome browser that will notify you when you visit a website of any company or organization that is known to support SOPA. It’s called No SOPA and was created by Andy Baird (@ajbaird) and …

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