Working with Google Drive is a convenient way to manage files on the go. If you’re frequently downloading files from different sources on the Web, you’ll be glad to know that the Save to Google Drive for Firefox add-on lets you save files directly to Google Drive.
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If you don’t like how a website looks, you can now change its font with the Font Changer extension for Chrome. It alters a website’s font face (through Google Web Fonts), type and size.
Cloud storage is great for accessing files from multiple computers, but having to download them every time can be time consuming and tedious. RollApp File Opener for Firefox lets you open and edit any file in your cloud storage from within the browser, without having to install any other application.
If you read web content on a daily basis, chances are you’ve heard of and are probably already using Pocket. If you want to conveniently scan your saved articles from your Chrome Browser, Pickpocket for Chrome allows you to view the contents of your Pocket account from a pop up window.
If you’re a frequent Evernote user, you can now send single emails or entire email threads in Gmail to your Evernote account and save it into a specified notebook, and insert notes from within Gmail and send as a link to the recipient. Here’s how it works.
You don’t need complicated software to read through text. With SpeakIt, you can easily enable the text-to-speech function in your Chrome browser and have it speak to you.
Shortened URLs could contain unsafe content that can harm your computer and even steal your personal information. If you use Firefox, here is how you can preview shortened URLs and makes sure the source is safe for viewing.
Filtering noise in Twitter can be a troublesome chores. Slipstream allows you to hide irrelevant tweets in Twitter according to a given parameter, so you can have a Twitter timeline worth reading.
Sharing a computer and keeping it safe from virus or malware attacks can be a challenge. In Firefox, you can easily improve its security by preventing unauthorized downloads and access to certain websites. Here is how you can get it done.
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.
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.
What if you want to send big file attachment and your email provider don’t allow you to? Attachment Me for Google Chrome is a great solution.