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Amazon.com burns for the Amazon that 'really matters' with this Chrome Extension

Amazon.com burns for the Amazon that 'really matters' with this Chrome Extension

While the Amazon rainforest burned, Amazon dot com inadvertently capitalized on related search traffic. Now, two developers are calling attention to the devastating fires in the Amazon with a new
How to Enable Chrome's New Extension Menu

How to Enable Chrome's New Extension Menu

If you read through my Lifehacker posts, you can figure out pretty quickly that I’m a fan of browser extensions. I have extensions for adding a dark mode to my browser, one of showing previews of
Get Rid of YouTube's Terrible Clickbait Thumbnail Images

Get Rid of YouTube's Terrible Clickbait Thumbnail Images

Once, YouTube thumbnails actually resembled the videos they advertised. Once, the recommended videos list was not a sensory overload of Photoshopped headshots and graphic overlays where every
Make It Harder to Fall Down a YouTube 'Rabbit Hole' With This Extension

Make It Harder to Fall Down a YouTube 'Rabbit Hole' With This Extension

Watching videos on YouTube can be entertaining, but watching one video can quickly turn into watch fifty if you’re not careful. YouTube Rabbit Hole is an extension that can help.
Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions

A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and
These 6 popular browser extensions are selling your data

These 6 popular browser extensions are selling your data

Some popular browser extensions are collecting and selling your data, according to a a new investigation. The extensions in question are Hover Zoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.net Helper, FairShare
How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar

While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play,
Are your digital bookmarks a hot mess? This app fixes that.

Are your digital bookmarks a hot mess? This app fixes that.

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Qlearly, a chrome extension that organizes your bookmarks and tabs, is 88% off for a price of $19.99. If you're like us, you’re well aware that clutter gives you
Use Emoji to Track Your Mood With 'Thyself' Chrome Extension

Use Emoji to Track Your Mood With 'Thyself' Chrome Extension

How do you feel right now, in this moment? Good, now which emoji best represents that feeling? Thyself is a free Chrome extension that tracks your mood throughout the day. It asks you to pick one
Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s
The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome)

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome)

As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser extensions—including ad blockers—work in Chrome.

Google announces new privacy requirements for Chrome extensions

Google today announced two major changes to how it expects Chrome extension developers to protect their users’ privacy. Starting this summer, extension developers are required to only request access
Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site

If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to
View Definitions and Pronunciations For Words While You Read Websites With This Extension

View Definitions and Pronunciations For Words While You Read Websites With This Extension

Even the most avid readers among us occasionally run into words that we don’t quite know the meaning of. My typical move, in that case, is to copy/paste the word into Google in another tab and see
How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic” for Firefox and Chrome allows you reskin the web
How To Block Websites On Chrome

How To Block Websites On Chrome

Google Chrome is arguably the most popular web browser. Whether you want to increase your productivity at work or you want to set up parental control for your child, there are ample reasons why you
Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension

Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of
How to fix Gmail's cluttered design with a simple Chrome extension

How to fix Gmail's cluttered design with a simple Chrome extension

If you're annoyed by Gmail's cluttered design, you're not alone. Its lead designer from 2008 to 2012, Michael Leggett, recently spoke to Fast Company about how much it bugs him — and how he built a
Kiwi Browser adds support for Chrome Desktop extensions on Android [APK Download]

Kiwi Browser adds support for Chrome Desktop extensions on Android [APK Download]

On desktops, Chrome can be a powerful and individual tool, despite being a resource hog. Depending on your needs, you can customize your browsing experience with extensions, and there is one for
See Someone's Facebook and LinkedIn Info Right in Gmail With This Extension

See Someone's Facebook and LinkedIn Info Right in Gmail With This Extension

One of the features of being a reporter is you get a significant amount of unsolicited email, often from people that you don’t know. Discoverly is a Chrome extension that can help put those stranger’s