Learn New Languages While Surfing Webpages In Chrome Using Toucan

Toucan is a Google Chrome add-on that makes learning new languages easy. It does this by making you familiar with words that are of a foreign language while you browse webpages. Languages supported are Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and French. To use it, first, download and install it from the Chrome Web Store here. Once installed, the Toucan icon will be visible next to the Chrome address...

SharePad: A Simple Notepad Chrome Add-on For Taking Notes

SharePad is a simple notepad Chrome add-on which you can use even when offline. Download and install it from the Web Store here. After it is installed, the add-icon will be visible next to the Chrome address bar. To use SharePad, simply click on this icon and jot down notes. The bottom panel of the note-taking area along with the timestamp of last save will have a few different options. The first...

How To Enable Offline Mode For Google Docs

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides can be used in offline mode. The changes made when offline will automatically be saved and synced once back online. This is applicable only when using Google Chrome browser and browsing in regular mode (not private mode). Here is how to enable it: Open Google Drive and click on the gear icon to access Settings. From the General section, scroll down to the Offline option...

Translate Web Pages In Chrome With Google Translate Add-On

Google Translate now has an official Chrome add-on for it. (For Firefox, there is an unofficial add-on that does the same. More details on how to use it can be found here.) Download and install it from the Web Store here. Once installed, it will show up next to the Chrome address bar as an icon. Using it is simple, to translate any word or text from a web page, select it. A pop-up with the Google...

Check For Spelling And Grammar Using Microsoft Editor

Microsoft Editor is a browser add-on for Edge browser and Google Chrome that assists in grammar checking, spelling and proof-reading. For the Edge browser, download it from here while the Chrome version can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Once installed, you’d need to sign-in with the Microsoft account to start using it. The free version checks for basic grammar and spelling while...

Quickly Jot Down Notes In Chrome With Leaf: Simple Notes

If you are looking to just take notes when using Google Chrome, then Leaf: Simple Notes is a minimal notes add-on to do that. It also runs offline and so can be used for note-taking anytime. Download and install it from the Chrome Web Store here. Click Add to Chrome to finish adding it. A leaf icon will now be visible next to the Chrome address bar. To take notes, simply click on it. The interface...