Category: Tips: Google Chrome

New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On Image

By | April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On ImageAnd more.

If you ever wanted to know what does the Japanese text say on that meme image then your dreams are about to become reality.

Thanks to some kick ass algorithms from Microsoft Research (text detection) and Google’s open source OCR engine Tesseract, a new Google Chrome extension called Project Naptha can be used to select, copy, edit or even translate the text from all kinds of images; the only limitation? Text must be under 30 degrees of rotation, which is not that big of a deal at all.
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Must Have Google Chrome Extensions

By | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Must Have Google Chrome ExtensionsNow here’s a quickie.

If you have some time to spare, there is a pretty popular thread at ask.reddit with over 4000 comments of people sharing their favorite Google Chrome extensions.

Check it out. Maybe you will find something useful.

Google Chrome: Turn Browser Into A BitCoin Wallet

By | January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the crypto currencies all over the news, what could be better than turning Google Chrome into a BitCoin wallet? Because that’s exactly what a new extension (with a pretty obvious name, “BitCoin Wallet”) does. What do we mean by that?
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Google Chrome Tip: Bypass UK Adult Content Filter

By | January 13, 2014 | 7 Comments

Google Chrome Tip: Bypass UK Adult Content FilterCome and bypass the censorship.

If you’ve found yourself depressed because some of the best and Oscar worthy videos can’t be accessed anymore then worry no more because the latest extension for Google Chrome will unlock the gates of never ending pleasure.

How? All you have to do is install the add-on, login and enjoy censorship free Internet, the way it was supposed to be.

Speed Up Online Reading With This Google Chrome Extension

By | October 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Speed Up Online Reading With This Google Chrome ExtensionAnd it might actually work.

If you’ve been wondering what kind of magic tricks can be self-taught in order to speed up your reading experience, then BeeLine Reader might very well be something worth checking out.

So what is it all about? Basically, once you install the extension and click on a little button that will appear in your bookmarks bar, the text will be reformatted into something like this:
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Tip: Generate Fake Emails And Credit Card Numbers With MaskMe

By | August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tip: Generate Fake Emails And Credit Card Numbers With MaskMeNow here’s something awesome.

If you don’t feel like entering your real email or phone number when signing up with some (especially dodgy) web site, then MaskMe is the extension you’ve been waiting for.

Here’s how it works:

When you install the add-on and signup on any new website, it will allow you to generate “fake email” address, which then will forward confirmation link (or any other information) to your real inbox. The result? You real email address won’t be sold to email marketers and when you do start receiving spam, you can delete the fake one at any time.
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Google Chrome Tip: Reclaim Hijacked New Tab Page

By | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome Tip: Reclaim Hijacked New Tab PageThe joys of installing everything.

If for one reason or another your browser’s new tab page screen has suddenly changed, there is a high probability that it was just hijacked by the 3rd party extension(s) such as: good-search, conduit, searching4all and similar names.

Fortunately, not all is lost yet and you can claim it back by following these simple steps:
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Synchronize Google Chrome Data To Windows Phone With Chrync

By | July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Synchronize Google Chrome Data To Windows Phone With ChryncNow here is something for the Google Chrome users. While we wait for the official application by the search giant itself, Atadore Sarl has created Chrync.

What is Chrync? It’s a simple app, which allows you to synch encrypted browser bookmarks, recently visited pages, passwords and even the open tabs from Chrome to your Windows Phone.

On a downside, it does cost $0.99 but comes with a free trial and thankfully, uses the same (and secure) sync mechanism that is also utilized by the Google Chrome itself.

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YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix That

By | January 30, 2012 | 11 Comments

YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix ThatOver the course of last few last days, a huge amount of Google Chrome users have started experiencing crashes when surfing YouTutbe web site. While the search giant is presumably working on a way to fix that, here is what you can do to stop crashes from happening again:

- Right click on the video
- Click “Stop Downloading” before you close the tab
- Job done

[Via reddit]

Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

By | November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

If you are not a big fan of recently introduced Facebook News Ticker feature, then here is a simple way to remove it.

Arik Fraimovich has created a Google Chrome extension which does exactly that: removes the Facebook news ticker.

Go ahead, try it.