A lot of web extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox are added daily, it’s hard to determine which one is really worth a try. With this roundup, we aim to make your life easier by giving you only the best new web tools that pass the MTE standards. Here are this week’s picks.
Articles by Kim Barloso
Come across an interesting article on the Web and you are keen to read it on your Kindle? Here is how you can easily push the web page to your Kindle with a simple Chrome extension.
Sharing web content is something any avid web user does, usually through social networks. Share This Page is a Firefox add-on that allows you to share a URL privately to your contacts in Twitter, Facebook and Gmail. This is great for those instances where you find a link that you only want to share with a specific person and not necessarily to all your friends or followers.
If you work from more than one computer, then you probably have a system in place for syncing data between them. TabCloud records and saves your Google Chrome open tabs in real time so you can view them at a later time or on another device. Here’s how it works.
Having multiple email accounts and checking them separately can be time consuming, yet it’s something we all must do to stay connected. Simple Mail is a Firefox add-on that allows you to set up multiple email accounts within the browser.
Web applications allow us to work anywhere we want. It gets rid of the need to install software, and is readily available from a browser. If you do your work online using web apps, chances are you have most of them bookmarked for easy access. Wouldn’t it be great if you can see all your web apps in one place?
Power Inbox is a feature-rich extension for both FireFox and Google Chrome that allows for multiple interactive functions from within the email account. However, its best and useful feature is being able to reply, like or comment on any email notifications from sites like Facebook and Twitter. Here’s how it works:
Facebook is a great place for sharing information with friends and anyone in our network. In fact, it’s often where people look for relevant news and any information that they’re interested in. This practice has been easy for most of us before social readers came along.
Most free web services rely on ads to support their sites, and email is not an exception. As much as we love free email service, sometimes ads can be a minor nuisance. If you’re always distracted with advertisements in Gmail, or just want to get rid of the visual noise, this handy Firefox add-on can help with that.
There are hundreds of calendar and organization apps found in the Internet, and they all promise to help you manage multiple tasks as you go along your day. For people who are mostly working in front of the computer and cannot be bothered to install any task management software or to-do list, My Time Organizer extension for Chrome might just prove useful and more accessible.