This Chrome Extension Reminds You to Stop Being Such a Dick on Twitter

The simplest browser extensions are almost always the greatest browser extensions. And TweetFired is no exception. Its one simple function is to bestow you with the most important advice the internet can offer: Never, ever tweet. » 3/04/15 7:06pm 3/04/15 7:06pm

The Best of Cloud-to-Butt, the Only Browser Add-On You Ever Truly Need

Back in August we happened upon what quickly became our favorite browser extension: Cloud to Butt Plus. And now that we've had a good six months to live in a world where every instance of "cloud" on the internet is replaced with the word "butt," we've amassed quite a collection of clippings. It is glorious to behold. » 2/16/15 12:15pm 2/16/15 12:15pm

Use Ratings Preview For Smarter YouTube Browsing

There's an awful lot of content out there on YouTube and sorting the wheat from the chaff can be a serious undertaking. One way of making your video browsing smarter is to install the unofficial Ratings Preview extension for Google Chrome; it rather handily shows the rating for a clip right alongside every thumbnail,… » 1/22/15 4:55pm 1/22/15 4:55pm

This Chrome Extension Turns New Tabs Into Aerial Art

Want an easy way to liven up your day? Download the new Earth View from Google Maps extension for Chrome. It shows you a striking new satellite image every time you open a new tab, and it's delightful. » 10/13/14 3:00pm 10/13/14 3:00pm

How to Keep Dozens of Tabs Open Without Exhausting Your Browser

Those who lived through the tabbed browsing revolution will remember just how convenient it felt to be able to open up three or four tabs in the background without losing focus from the current one. Now that kind of behavior is taken for granted, but if you queue up too many tabs to get around to later it can start to… » 7/25/14 12:53pm 7/25/14 12:53pm

Netflix Enhancer: A Simple Extension to Supercharge Your Streaming

Netflix Enhancer is a very useful extension for Chrome browsers that adds some bells and whistles to your Netflix experience. Install the tool from the Chrome Web Store, and a small N icon appears in the browser address bar whenever you're on the Netflix site. » 7/14/14 9:42am 7/14/14 9:42am

How to Get Rid of Your Facebook News Feed

Remember the days when Facebook was simple? There was no News Feed, no FarmVille requests, no massive privacy violations—it was a nice, clean directory of all your friends and their basic information. Well, thanks to a developer from Hamburg, you can finally have that Facebook back. » 5/23/14 9:48am 5/23/14 9:48am

This Browser Extension Lets You See Any LinkedIn User's Email Address

Looks like someone finally found a use for the LinkedIn profile you've been sitting on for the past five years. Thanks to a new browser extension, you can now reveal the email address of any one of LinkedIn's roughly 260 million users—whether you're connected to them or not. » 4/01/14 11:50am 4/01/14 11:50am

Google's Removing Chrome Extensions Which Are Serving Spam Ads

Google's so removed two Chrome browser extensions over the weekend, because the software appears to serve spam ads—in turn violating company's terms of service. » 1/20/14 3:30am 1/20/14 3:30am

This Browser Extension Uses Color to Make You a Lightning Fast Reader

Those looking to read faster will find an endless supply of tips and methods around the web. Beeline Reader is a service taking a unique approach—using color to guide your eye. » 10/03/13 5:13pm 10/03/13 5:13pm

Force a Little Christmas Cheer on YouTube Trolls with This Festive…

YouTube comments can be an unmoderated wilderness full of ill-will and lame obscenities the likes of which, well, the likes of which you've seen in YouTube comments. Maybe you're used to it, maybe you don't dare drift that far down the page for fear of losing yourself in the inanity. YuleTube can help change that by » 12/22/12 5:00pm 12/22/12 5:00pm

5 Impressive Google Chrome Add-Ons for Music

The music section of the Chrome Web Store has amplified quite a bit since its initial rollout of 23 apps. In addition to offerings from heavy hitters like MOG, Rdio, and Pandora, it's also home to a wide selection of apps and extensions from smaller developers from off the beaten trail. » 3/09/12 4:40pm 3/09/12 4:40pm

Study Warns Private Browsing Modes Can Be Bypassed

In what will come as alarming news to porn lovers everywhere, a new study out of Stanford University shows that the private browsing modes now standard on most browsers can be circumvented. The culprits? Encrypted sites and your own extensions. » 8/06/10 5:20pm 8/06/10 5:20pm

Apple Safari Update Activates New Browser Extensions (And It's Pretty…

Apple has released Safari 5.0.1, which activates extensions. They have some nice stuff lined up in their extension gallery, from Twitter, Bing, or Major League Baseball, Amazon, and eBay. It's nice to see Safari catching up with Firefox. [Updating] » 7/28/10 8:36am 7/28/10 8:36am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Multi-Edition

In today's Remainders: the many. A new multitouch test app shows that multiple fingers confuse the Nexus One; Windows 7 has sold multiple copies (roughly 90 million); Chrome and its numerous extensions are catching up to Firefox, and more » 3/04/10 6:20pm 3/04/10 6:20pm

Google Chrome Could Support Extensions by May

According to a schedule for this year's Google Conference, there will be a panel entitled "Developing Extensions for Google Chrome." It's cryptic, I know, but I think that means additional Chrome functionality is coming. » 2/05/09 10:00pm 2/05/09 10:00pm