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How to use a custom background image on the Google Search Homepage in Chrome

A few months ago, Google removed the option to add custom images and wallpapers to the Google search homepage. If you loved this feature or if you like the idea of customizing your Google homepage, try ‘Background Image for Google Home’, a handy Chrome extension that allows you  to use custom wallpapers on the Google

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Get notifications from Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and others in a single stream, with Chime for Chrome

We all have accounts on multiple online services like Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, etc, all of which can send alerts and notifications. If getting a handle on all of these is getting a bit too labor intensive then check out ‘Chime’, a very handy extension for Chrome that allows users to receive notifications from multiple online

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How to create and share your own customized Chrome themes

Are you one of those folks that loves to customize the heck out of everything? From your custom cell phone cover to your airbrushed t-shirts and everything in between and beyond, there’s a way to customize just about anything these days. Browsers are no exception; Chrome, for instance, allows you to use any of a

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Clip and Share Specific Content From The Internet with Pluck for Chrome

If you share content on Facebook and Twitter, then we have good news for you. Imagine if instead of sharing entire web page you could simply share precisely that paragraph or photo or video or whatever you want without worrying about other elements such as ads or navigation or what-have-you. Pluck is a free Chrome

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Clean up your browser and your PC with ‘Click and Clean’ for Chrome and Firefox

Are you sick of cleaning up the various leftover bits and bytes on your system manually? Click and Clean is a handy FREE Chrome and Firefox extension that help you to get rid of all the garbage on your system: your history trail, caches, cookies and whatnot with very little effort or time spent on

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Have your browser read anything out loud, with ChromeSpeak for Chrome

Do you ever wish you could listen to an article or story instead of reading it. You might want this so you can do something else, like clean your desktop, get coffee, or simply not have to read for a while, or for the visually impaired. If this sounds good to you (pun intended), then

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Remove unwanted browser toolbars and BHO’s in one fell swoop, with Toolbar Cleaner

I have an older brother who is not very adept with technology, and every time I need to use his computer I am surprised just how many toolbars and custom search providers have found their way onto his PC; I am further surprised by how labor intensive it is to clean that stuff out. And

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Read Google Reader feeds in-line on the same page, with “Google Reader Inline” Chrome extension

Do you use Google Reader? If so, did you ever wish that you could click on a post and view it right then and there without without opening separate Windows? If so, then check out Google Reader Inline (aka GRIwsome), an extension for the Chrome browser that enables users to view RSS posts as popup

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Web browsing overload? Panelize your web pages in Chrome

Have you ever been overwhelmed with web page overload? If you’re the type of person to have more than two or three web pages open at the same time (like me) then you’ve undoubtedly discovered the usefulness of tabs in the Chrome web browser. Sometimes, however, you can still find yourself with more tabs open

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Take full page screenshots of webpages and annotate them, with Fireshot for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

Do you ever need to take full length screenshots of a webpage – or for that matter, screenshots of the visible or selected areas? If so, then read on. While you will find numerous applications that allow you to take screenshots, there are very few tools that let you annotate and edit directly, add watermarks,

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‘Visual History for Chrome’ makes your browser history fun, useful

We’ve mentioned a number of ‘history’ extensions for Chrome previously, but this one is my favorite. ‘Visual History for Chrome’ displays your URL history visually, as nodes of various sizes that are related to each other according to order that you have visited websites. This is the kind of software that doesn’t need to be

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Customize Your Facebook Background With Facebook Background Changer

Tired of the same old Facebook look? Well here is your chance to give it a more personalized feel by using the Facebook Background Changer! You can add pictures from your computer or just use the URL of a picture uploaded anywhere on the internet to use as your Facebook background. ‘Facebook Background Changer’ is