Use Different Google Services From Within A Single Tab In Google Chrome

With so many Google services like Search, YouTube, Maps, Calendar, Translate and so on, it can be useful to have a single dashboard to access them when needed. Black Menu for Google is a Chrome extension that does just that. You can add/remove any of the Google services depending on use and access them through this extension. Download and install it from here. After it...

Record Screencasts Directly From Google Chrome Using This Extension

There are several cool Chrome extensions which can be used as a web server, or to manage time efficiently and so on. Add to that Screencastify . It makes it easy to record screen, browser tab and webcam. The advantage of using it is that there is no need to install anything else and it can be used on PCs, Macs and Chromebooks. Installing and setting up Screencastify: Download and install it from here. The...

How To Use Google Chrome As A Web Server

Full fledged web development environment like XAMPP or LAMP is great for testing and developing web apps. However, for just running a basic web server without needing any specific environment directly in a browser, an extension like Web Server for Chrome developed by MIT is a very useful tool. It is an open source extension that is updated regularly. This extension can be helpful for simple web server...

Manage Time Efficiently With Pomodoro Technique When Online Using This Chrome Extension

A previous article described how Cold Turkey can be used to create a distraction-free environment for improving productivity. On similar lines, a much simpler extension that only needs to be enabled in browser without any other additional setup is Strict Workflow. It is open source and free to use. It is available for Google Chrome and can be downloaded from here. If needed, it can be installed on...

How To Install Google Chrome Extensions In Opera And Vivaldi

Google Chrome extensions can be used in other browsers too which are based on Chromium framework. Some of the popular ones include Opera and Vivaldi. Vivaldi directly supports Chrome extensions so simply go to the Chrome Web Store and add the necessary extensions. The process will be the same as that of installing in Google Chrome. Add and install. For Opera, to do this, first an add-on which will...

How To Install Google Chrome In Linux Manjaro

An earlier article described how to install Opera browser in Manjaro Linux. As Opera is already included in the official repository, installing it was pretty simple. Google Chrome however is not included in this (as of now – Sep 2017). But it can still be installed by using the Arch Linux User Repository (AUR). Here is how : Go to Add/Remove Software from the main menu. Click on the horizontal...