You may not know it, but the Google browser can do many things for you. And we don't just mean finding and accessing interesting web pages. Or that it has a useful Incognito mode so as not to leave clues of where it has been. No. We refer to many other unknown functions and features because they come from the hand of extensions. Small programs that are added to the general functioning of Google Chrome and that adapt the user experience, or that add useful qualities . Here we tell you 10 + 1 of them that will not go unnoticed in your eyes. Ah! And they are all free.
Remember that these extensions are available for the Google Chrome browser. And it does not matter if it is on a computer with Windows operating system or on an Apple Mac.
No more opening new tabs to find the meaning of words. Google has its own dictionary extension. In this way, and installing this add-on, you just have to double-click on the keyword. A simple pop-up window shows the definition of that word instantly . And, if it falls short, it is always possible to expand the information by clicking on the More link at the bottom of the window.
It is one of the most famous Google Chrome plugins. Especially for those who constantly work between the mobile and the computer . Thanks to it, it is possible to synchronize the browser tabs to send web pages directly between both devices. However, the really useful and practical thing is to be able to see all the notifications of the mobile on the computer screen. Something that helps not to lose productivity or time looking at the mobile screen, or even answering some messages directly with the comfort of the computer keyboard.
Google has always thought of offering useful features and functions for the user. But it seems to have forgotten the stylistic. Although we can configure shortcuts to our favorite web pages in the new tabs, the touch of color is missing. For this, the Momentum extension offers a selection of stylish images that are most attractive. And not only that. It also has the option to write and show motivating phases , goals for the day or any other element that helps to continue with the task.
Imagine this situation: you are on a business trip and you need to consult some web pages, but you only have the Internet connection of your mobile. With a limited data rate. No problem, with this add-on all web pages that are not HTPPS are compressed so that the consumption of Internet data is less . This not only means a lower consumption of the Internet rate when tethering is done (connecting the mobile phone to the computer to navigate through it), for example, it also means a more agile navigation when the connection is of poorer quality. All are advantages.
My Cats New Tab
This extension needs no explanation. It is pure love itself . If you need a sugar injection every time you face a new window, take advantage of these photos of kittens. They are cute and adorable. With their hair, their soft tails, their eyes, their paws ”¦ Of course, you run the risk of losing the thread of what you were going to do and being dumbfounded looking at the background images of these eyelashes. As a bonus, these screens also show information such as the time and the state of the skies. And they can include music to make the experience even more complete.
My Dogs New Tab
And yes, dog lovers also have their own extension. Because these puppies can also star in their own extension and tab. The chosen photos will make your heart melt every time you add a new tab to the Google Chrome browser. There are all breeds and, as in the My Cats New Tab extension, it has extra information such as time and time . But yeah, we know it's the last thing you're going to look at when opening a new tab.
If you constantly write in English and are not fully fluent in the language, you will surely waste a lot of time making corrections and checking your grammar. In this case, this extension is in charge of detecting what you are typing in English. Automatically marks misspelled expressions for correction. In this way, when you write emails or any message in a language that is not yours, you get corrections that will save you time and effort . No more opening a new tab to check your English writing phrase by phrase.
This extension is for those who do not want to waste time browsing photos on the Internet. If you like something and want to see it larger, you just have to move the mouse pointer over it. Thus, the images are enlarged to a larger size without incurring new clicks or loading of new pages for viewing. Something especially useful for those who browse images all day.
It is another of the classic extensions. Well known among repentant procrastinators. And it is that with it it is possible to limit access to certain web pages that distract you during work or study hours. You just have to specify which web pages are and how long you want to be focused on the task. The extension takes care of preventing access and gently reminding you that there are more important things to do .
Using post-its is a thing of the past. It is no longer necessary to spend paper to write down tasks, pending things and keys to what remains to be done in the day. The Any.do extension allows all of this directly in the Google Chrome browser. Shopping lists, to-do lists, to-do lists. Elements always accessible wherever this extension is available. All this being able to order these lists by days, as if they were tasks .
Bonus Ball: Make America Kittens Again
If you are fed up with news and images of Donald Trump, you can ban it from your internet browser with this extension. In return you will see photos of adorable kittens . Much more pleasant, where does it end?