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gleeBox Lets You Navigate The Web Using Your Keyboard

gleeBox Lets You Navigate The Web Using Your Keyboard

There is no doubts about the usefulness of a mouse. It allows you to move around the screen faster and click on links that are located at the far corner of the screen. However, if you are used to the keyboard, there are times when you just hate to move your hand from the keyboard […]

Understanding Chrome Web Store And How To Get The Best Out Of It

Understanding Chrome Web Store And How To Get The Best Out Of It

If you’ve paid the slightest attention to the tech arena in the past weeks, you will definitely notice the buzz on the Chrome OS and the web store. While the Chrome OS is not ready for public consumption, the Web store is already available for those who are using Google Chrome 8 and above. Read […]

How to Run Google Instant in Firefox

How to Run Google Instant in Firefox

We all know Google Instant right? The Google search page that shows the search results as you are typing the search term. To access Google Instant in whatever browser you are using, simply head to Google.com and you can do an instant search immediately. In Google Chrome, you can access Google instant from the omnibar. […]

Easily Convert A Web Page to PDF in Google Chrome

Easily Convert A Web Page to PDF in Google Chrome

I am not sure about you, but every time I came across a great tutorial on the Web, I will convert the content to a pdf file and keep it for future reference. Some of you might be pondering why I am wasting my time converting it to pdf since I can just bookmark the site. There […]

Hyperwords Lets You Obtain Web Information Faster And Easier

Hyperwords Lets You Obtain Web Information Faster And Easier

We have previously mentioned KwiClick that allows you to perform an interactive task (such as search in Google) after you highlighted a sentence/word/phrase. Hyperwords is another such extension for both Google Chrome and Firefox, only that it comes with more options and is faster. When browsing the Web, there will be times (plenty of times) […]

Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Whether you are a designer, a developer, coder or a blogger, when it comes to designing or developing for the web, you just can’t live without browser extensions. There are so many tools available – from tinkering with CSS codes, choosing color pallets, debugging HTML source, analyzing loading times; the list is endless. While some of […]

5 Great Safari Extensions

5 Great Safari Extensions

One of the biggest enhancements in Safari 5 was the addition of extensions. Many browsers already had the capability, but never Safari. With an API for open development, tons of cool extensions have cropped up that can make your browsing experience far richer, and way more efficient. From social networking to sports, here are 5 Safari […]

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

I have been an avid Gmail user since the first day it launched. I like the way that it integrates my calendar, tasks, contacts all in one place and allows me to manage multiple email accounts simultaneously. I almost have no complaints about it, only until recently when I need to schedule a email to […]

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

It is a known fact that Firefox is a memory monster. It consumes your memory like there is no tomorrow. Load up a few tabs and it starts to slow down (or even crash). This is also the main reason why many people are ditching Firefox for Google Chrome. If you are bothered by this […]

Sync Your Desktop Browser to Your Android Phone

Sync Your Desktop Browser to Your Android Phone

Let’s say you are doing research on your desktop browser and you need to leave your computer to run some errand. Wouldn’t it be great if you can sync what you are reading to your mobile phone so that you can continue your research on the move? If you are using an Android phone (running […]

Want Your Privacy Back? Install and Run Tor in Ubuntu

Want Your Privacy Back? Install and Run Tor in Ubuntu

Have you ever felt that you are being watched in whatever you do online? Websites seem to know who you are and can greet you with your name when you visit them. Google always seems to know what you are searching, even before you started the search. Getting scared? Perhaps it’s time to turn your […]

Recharge your Google Reader Experience with FeedSquares

Recharge your Google Reader Experience with FeedSquares

There was a time when I wouldn’t even think of moving all the RSS feeds that I read to the cloud and I swore by desktop-based applications like FeedDemon. This was before I discovered Google Reader. Nowadays, I use Google Reader to keep up with all my RSS feeds and while I’m not entirely in […]

2 Extensions to Spice Up Google Chrome’s Startup Page

2 Extensions to Spice Up Google Chrome’s Startup Page

Google Chrome is one of the fastest and easiest to use browsers developed till date. With a pile of useful Chrome extensions developed every day, nothing beats Google Chrome when it comes to customizing the browser and using it the way you want. We have earlier discussed some Chrome extensions which help you spice up […]

4 Useful Chrome Extensions To Spice Up Your Browsing Experience

4 Useful Chrome Extensions To Spice Up Your Browsing Experience

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer had an almost vice like grip on the browser market till a few years back and then Firefox came along and a lot of us geeky types moved to it, not only for the superior browsing experience, but also for the huge number of really awesome extensions available for the browser that […]

9 Gmail Labs Add-ons That You Should Enable Right Now

9 Gmail Labs Add-ons That You Should Enable Right Now

Gmail is inarguably the best web based email service in the world. We, at Make Tech Easier, use Gmail for all our email communication needs and have never felt the need to rethink on the decision. Google is also famous for their developer friendly culture and one of the offshoots of that is the 20% […]

Get Compiz-like 3D Effects In Your Firefox

Get Compiz-like 3D Effects In Your Firefox

If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to impress your non-geek friends with 3D graphical effects, here is another one to add to your collection. FoxTab is a Firefox extension that transforms Firefox into a 3D browser with Compiz-like graphical effects. The good thing about FoxTab is that it is cross […]

7 Useful Google Chrome Extensions For Social Media Addicts

7 Useful Google Chrome Extensions For Social Media Addicts

A few days back, we discussed some useful Google Chrome extensions that help you stay focused and be more efficient. If you are a social media addict and find it difficult to manage your social media profiles from the desktop or from the web, here are some Google Chrome extensions that might help. All these […]

6 Easy Ways to Spy on Your Competitor Sites in Google Chrome

6 Easy Ways to Spy on Your Competitor Sites in Google Chrome

Being a business owner, it is very common to spy on your competitors, see what they are up to so you can take proper actions to prevent them from snatching your market shares. This applies for websites and online business as well. You have to constantly check out your competitors’ site to see if they […]

9 More OpenOffice Extensions

9 More OpenOffice Extensions

Moving all of your apps and information in the cloud has been adopted by a great number of people. However, there are also a large number who still prefer having a desktop application. Pretty much everyone like free. I am typically use Google Docs for my word processing and spreadsheets, but do on occasion tinker […]