Keeping track of your emails even when you’re away from your computer is now easier. Checker Plus for Google Chrome allows you to receive desktop and audio notifications for Gmail.
Articles by Kim Barloso
To login to multiple accounts for Gmail, Yahoo, Twitter or Facebook, you can use Multifox to create separate profiles and access different accounts simultaneously.
Managing multiple Twitter accounts can be tedious, especially if you want to maintain a consistent online presence in all of them. Fortunately, there is a Chrome extension called QuickTweet that allows you to quickly access multiple Twitter accounts with just a few clicks.
Have you ever experienced working from a location where an Internet connection is not available? It may not happen all the time, but when it does, a lot of work gets put on hold, especially email. If you use Gmail, a good backup plan for this unavoidable situation is Gmail Offline, a Chrome app. This app allows you to access your Gmail without an Internet connection.
Google Plus was recently updated with a new interface and a good number of added features. This includes Creative Kit, a built-in image editor that allows a user to edit photos in Google Plus right within the app. The following instructions illustrate how this is done.
What do you do when you receive a document that need to be signed? You will have to print it out, sign it and rescan it before you can send it back. HelloSign allows you to sign a document sent to your Gmail address and sign it from there.
If you’re a regular Chrome user, chances are you know your way around the program by using your keyboard, but there are dozens of other helpful keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that you might not know about. Here are more keyboard shortcuts for Chrome.
If you don’t want note-taking apps for simply saving web pages, try this neat Firefox add-on called Temporary Bookmarks. This add-on allows you to bookmark webpages and clear them when you close the browser, or after a specified amount of time.
If you use Google Chrome often, chances are you probably have a few (or many) extensions installed and visible on the add-on bar. As an avid Chrome user with most of my work dependent on extensions, I found a quicker way to troubleshoot possible extension issues by enabling and disabling Chrome extensions and apps with literally one click.
it’s not possible to play music in Google Drive, but installing a Chrome extension allows users to play music straight from the Google Drive directory,
Most spelling and grammar checkers in word processors spot obvious writing errors, but not the less obvious ones. Slick Write is a web service that analyzes writing errors as well as performs the usual spelling and grammar check.
If you’re looking for a built-in tool to convert files in Google Drive, then try DriveConverter, a web app and Chrome extension specially built for Google Drive. It offers more flexible conversion features for documents, images and music files.
Filling out lengthy forms can take up much of our time, especially when the information gets lost after submitting it due to a timeout error or a site crash. Lazarus can help prevent this from happening by saving data on forms and retrieving them for you in case you need to resubmit it.
Browsing through several tabs within a browser can get tedious and confusing at times, especially when you’re skimming through tons of information from different web pages. If you use Firefox, the Tab History Menu add-on can help you see tab history with barely a click of the mouse.
You might come across a webpage with several links that you want to check them out. If you’re looking for a fast, efficient way to open links in the fastest way possible, then LinkClump might just help you with that.
Researching on the Internet can sometimes be cumbersome. The Save Text To File extension for Firefox allows you to save highlighted text in any web page into a .txt file, then save it in any location on your hard drive.
SendTab is a fast and easy way to share and instantly open web links from one device to another, with literally just two clicks. If you find yourself having to tediously save or email a link to yourself to open it in another PC, then this nifty Chrome extension will be of great help.
If you work with computers a lot and find that your eyesight isn’t as good as it used to, you’ll be happy to know that a Firefox add-on called NoSquint allows you to zoom in and out the text of a webpage.
If you work with both Firefox and Chrome, and need your bookmarks to be available on both of them, here is how you can sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome.
It takes a lot of time and effort to keep track of all that goes on in different social networks we have signed up for, but we do it anyway. Fortunately for Chrome users, Chime is an extension for bringing consolidated notifications of networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many others.