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11 handy Chrome extensions you should try today

Power up your browser for increased productivity and easier surfing with these useful extensions we’ve rounded up just for you.<p>ZenMate<p>I’m neither an expert nor a fan of using proxy servers to access geo-restricted content like Hulu and Pandora, because I’ve found them to be unstable and hard to set …

Quickly Search Just Chrome Bookmarks or History with Custom Searches

Chrome: The Omnibar in Chrome is useful for searching your bookmarks, history, and the internet all at once. If you need to just search bookmarks or …

Software

These tiny ASCII animations live in your browser's address bar

These animations created by developer Glen Chiacchieri might be the cutest example of ASCII art we've ever seen. Each piece is composed of multiple frames that are actually uniques URLs — click on one and your browser loads the pages in quick succession, turning your address bar into a flip …

Software

A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

Personal Finance

15 Google Chrome extensions you absolutely need to download right now

There’s no better way to spruce up your Chrome browsing experience than with a fresh handful of extensions. We pointed you in the direction of <i>The</i> …

Earn 2GB of Google Drive space for checking your security settings

To properly celebrate Safer Internet Day, Google is offering a a nice perk for users who complete a quick security checkup. If you're willing to make sure your account recovery info is up to date, review recent log-in activity and confirm the list of apps that access your account details, the folks …

Eight Google Chrome extensions to boost your privacy and productivity | ZDNet

Introduction<p>My browser of choice is Google Chrome. I use it because it's a solid, reliable browser that I can take with me onto whatever platform I'm …

Google

Best Android Launchers

The way we arrange, organize, and interact with our apps on Android is called the launcher. Launchers usually consist of a series of home screens, …

Operating Systems

20 Awesome Chrome Extensions for Web Designers

Chrome Extensions is probably a great reason as to why Chrome is now the world’s most popular browser. And for web designers Chrome extensions is now …

Web Design

Easily Test Your Website in Various Mobile Devices

As more and more people start surfing on their mobile devices, it is becoming pertinent for us – the webmasters – to make sure that our websites …

18+ Best Chrome Extensions to Improve Your Browsing Experience[Infographic]

With <b>IE and Firefox,</b> and several other niche web browser tools offering stiff competition, it’s noteworthy how Chrome has managed to establish …

A quick fix for your slow Chrome browser

Has Chrome turned all sluggish on you? This tweak might help, and it's not the one you think.<p>Calling all Chrome users: Does your browser seem slow of late? I may have a solution for you.<p>First, a little back-story. I run a Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook with a Core i5 processor and Windows 8.1. I've had …

Software

How To Ace A Job Interview

<b>1 | Prepare</b> – Do research about people who have worked there, on products they have in the marketplace, any PR coverage they may have had, and Google …

Growing a studio in a sustainable way - Q&A with CD Projekt Red

CD Projekt Red was established in 2002 to serve as the development arm of Polish game distributor CD Projekt, but from the beginning it only had eyes …

How To Block Any Site Or Browser From Saving Recent Sites You Visited

Advertisement<p>Your web browser stores a list of your recently visited websites. Clearing this list is easy, but you’ll want to block your browser from …

Science Says Doing These Things Will Make You Seem Smarter

Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven't read, do you: (A) listen quietly, (B) leave the area, or (C) say something about the book anyway, in an effort to seem smart?<p>When 2,000 Britons were polled last year about tactics they'd used to try to appear more …

Psychology

Top 10 Gmail Labs And Features You Should Enable

As if Gmail wasn't powerful enough, you can find all sorts of goodies and extra features in Gmail Labs. The list is pretty massive, so we've narrowed …

Google

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

15 best non-Freemium Android games

Freemium games hit Android like a dump truck. It allowed apps and games to go free with users paying money later if they chose to and it’s been a model that has been dominant. Freemium games make more money than their pay-once counterparts and people tend to download them more often. However, there …

Google Play

Chrome extension shows you beautiful photos from Exposure when you open a new tab

Online storytelling brand Exposure has released a new Google Chrome extension that makes the most of web browsing. Built from the ground up by the …

How to build your own cloud for you and your friends on Debian Wheezy

Here's an overview what we will do: Get a Virtual Private Server, a domain name, and set them up, set up postfix and dovecot to send and receive …

Linux

10 children's app trends for 2015

How your kids might be playing, learning and creating on devices this year, as well as how those apps may get them out in the real world<p>Many children are growing up with apps and digital media as part of their lives, alongside reading, physical play, television and other forms of entertainment and …

Apps

Facebook: To Post or Not to Post

As the holidays end, I have done my yearly ritual, which is to go into Facebook and change my profile from my Santa hat photo to a regular face photo, it's sort of a little depressing ritual, as I don't like when the holidays end.<p>But each year, as I go into my files to swap out avatar pictures, I …

Social Media

How To Turn Google Chrome Into A Productivity Beast

Advertisement<p>The Internet has made us more productive than ever before, and the browser is the gateway to all that productivity. If you’re a Google …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

The end of 2014 is nigh and it’s been an amazing year for Android apps and games. Unfortunately, not every Android app made a splash or, perhaps worse, many apps made a negative splash. It doesn’t take a lot to do something wrong but it does take effort to do something so wrong that people want to …

Apps

The best Android apps for kids of 2014

1. Endless Reader (Free + in-app purchases)<p>Endless Reader is full of character: an app where a troop of colourful monsters teach your children how to spell a series of words, as well as acting them out. The app focuses on tricky words (“sight” words in some schools) that children need to recognise …

Leaked CIA documents show how to beat airport security like a spy

A Wikileaks gift for both holiday travelers and terrorists<p>WikiLeaks has published a pair of internal CIA documents briefing undercover agents on how to dupe security at airports. The two documents — both classified as "Secret/NOFORN" meaning not to be shared with allied security agencies — give …

FullContact's New Gmail Plugin is Brilliant

Rapportive used to be a fantastic Gmail plugin that gave you lots of context about the people you were in contact with, as a sidebar next to every email. After LinkedIn acquired it, it started to lose a lot of what made is so useful and many still wish they could go back to the ‘classic’ version.<p>In …