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...

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...

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...

Replace New Tab Page In Google Chrome With A Personalized ToDo Dashboard

The new tab page in Google Chrome can be replaced with a personal dashboard that consists of a ToDo list, an inspirational message and local time/weather details if needed. This is through the Momentum extension for Chrome. Simply install it from here. After installed, click on the new tab. The extension will display a sign-up page for creating an account. Once that is done, the blank new tab page...

Create And Edit Microsoft Word Documents When Using Google Chrome

Word Online add-on offers Microsoft Word functionality from within Google Chrome. MS Word documents can be created, edited and stored either on OneDrive, as PDF or in Word format using this Chrome extension. Download and install it from here. Click Add to install. After launching it from the Apps section (either through the shortcut or by typing “chrome://apps/” in the address bar), a...