Chrome Extensions That Will Improve Your Browsing

You definitely love your Google Chrome browser. But do you, know there is something known as ‘extensions’ that help in making the experience better? Basically, extensions are small apps that add some extra features to the browser. You can choose from thousands of extensions in the Chrome web store, but here, we bring to you some of the best ones.

  • LastPass

One of the toughest challenge is to create different passwords for multiple websites and on top of that, remember them. This process is made simpler by LastPass and it generates new secure passwords every time the user logs in. After this extension is downloaded, account credentials that you wish it to remember must be added. This would enable easy and hassle-free sign-in.

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  • Sidenotes

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This extension is just perfect for people who love to jot down things as they browse the web. It offers you with a blank notepad in a sidebar, so that notes can be taken down without the need of switching between windows or apps. You can then access the notes through Dropbox.

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  • Tab Wrangler

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Leaving out too many open tabs might be a distracting and disorienting affair especially while you are in midst of something. Tab Wrangler solves this problem as it automatically closes the tabs after they are inactive for a certain time period. It also offers an option of locking the tabs that should be kept open even though not in use.

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  • Google Dictionary

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Heading to Google and finding the definition of unfamiliar words is easy, but with Google Dictionary Extension, the task becomes much simpler. With this extension there is no need of opening a tab, typing the word and then getting the meaning. All you need to do is highlight the word and click on the Google dictionary icon that lies besides the URL field.

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  • Grammarly

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Grammarly is basically for spell check, but offers enhanced options too. It offers grammar and spell check option and saves you from unnecessary embarrassment. If you wish to spend some bucks, then opt for the Grammarly premium membership, as it offers access to plagiarism check and suggests better vocab.

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  • Save To Pocket

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This enables you to save things for later. It is a highly recommended and popular extension especially if you are a traveler. If you don’t get time, click on this extension and it would be saved for ‘later read’. Since it is cross platform, things that are saved can be tagged too. Perfect extension for those who are hyper-organized.

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  • StayFocused

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This is a perfect extension for people who are constantly distracted by news articles, Twitter and Facebook daily. This extension sets specific time restrictions on websites, the default option being 10 minutes.

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  • Boomerang

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Boomerang for Gmail is a great tool when it comes to keeping track and scheduling sent messages. With this extension, emails can be sent at a later time and one can choose from various preset choices. For added specifications, custom date and time can be chosen.

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  • Imagus

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Imagus is perfect chrome extension to preview full-size image by hovering the mouse on a thumbnail.  It also comes with several customizations for the browser. It is a perfect replacement for your default image viewer. Play with various options like changing the page background, zooming with mouse wheel and changing colors.

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  • Momentum

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It is not the new tab screen of Chrome is bad, but sometimes, some motivation is needed. With Momentum extension, the default screen is replaced with a beautiful photo, an inspirational quote or a time and it helps you start your day ‘fresh’.  A to-do list can also be created before starting work. All this is possible just with a click.

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