The Stylish browser extension has apparently been secretly recording users' browser history since January 2017, when it changed owners. Chrome, Firefox, and Opera have now pulled the extension.
Internet July 6, 2018
Google recently deleted a malicious Chrome extension that infected 100,000 users. It was based on 'The Wild Thornberrys' television show and mined for cryptocurrency.
Security May 11, 2018
Scammers abused cryptocurrency mining extensions to trick unsuspecting users, so Google was taking action. The Chrome Web Store no longer allowed such extensions and removed existing ones.
Google April 3, 2018
Archive Poster, a Google Chrome extension popular with Tumblr users, was reportedly weaponized for cryptocurrency mining. The target of the cryptojacking attack, in the form of Coinhive, is a digital currency known as Monero.
Apps/Software December 31, 2017
Those looking to increase their productivity at work and ignore distracting coworkers need to check out the NOPE button browser extension for Chrome.
Internet February 28, 2017
Facebook’s autoplay feature might be annoying and intrusive for many, though certainly not unstoppable as some are wont to think. This Chrome and Opera extension does the job.
Apps/Software February 21, 2017
The Washington Post has released a Chrome extension specifically designed to fact-check posts from a single Twitter account: Donald Trump's. The plugin points out when tweets are inaccurate or false and offers additional information to explain.
Apps/Software December 18, 2016
The Random Button for Netflix is a Chrome extension that helps users find something to watch next just by clicking from the homepage.
Apps/Software September 13, 2016
There is now a Chrome extension that allows Instagram users to view Stories on the web. Here’s how to use it.
Internet August 12, 2016
"Pokémon" content has flooded the Internet ever since the release of 'Pokémon Go.' For Google Chrome users who are getting annoyed, there are a couple of extensions you could use to get the little creatures off your browser.
Internet July 13, 2016
Google has pulled down the Coincidence Detector extension for its Chrome browser, which enabled users with anti-Jew sentiments to identify and track Jewish people.
Google June 4, 2016
The Ghost for Chat Chrome plug-in makes users go invisible on Facebook so friends won't message them as they increase productivity.
Apps/Software May 26, 2016
T-Mobile does not miss any chance to mock its competition. The carrier launched a Chrome extension that replaces AT&T’s name with 'The DeATTh Star' on every webpage, including AT&T's own site.
Apps/Software May 4, 2016
Here are eight Netflix tips and tricks that will help you own your Netflix account to make the most out of streaming movies and TV series.
Life & Style May 2, 2016
Download the Google Chrome extension called Kimmifier to bring more happiness and positivity to the Internet.
Life & Style May 2, 2016
Download this Chrome extension to block any reference to the murderers responsible for mass or school shootings from appearing when you are reading the news online.
Internet April 27, 2016
The GameofSpoils Chrome extension will detect and block any 'Game of Thrones' spoilers from appearing on the page users are viewing.
Geek April 22, 2016
Google Music users can now set their own auto-playlists similar to iTunes' smart playlists after downloading this Chrome extension.
Internet April 4, 2016
Facebook users can use this browser extension to replace their animated emoji Reactions with Donald Trump's face or Pokémon characters.
Internet March 4, 2016
Google has launched the newest Chrome update. It comes with the Data Saver extension for PC and a significant speed boost and stability improvement for iOS.
Apps/Software January 28, 2016
Fakespot analyses Amazon product reviews to spot the amount of fakes on a particular listing.
Internet January 26, 2016
A security researcher has discovered Counter-Strike Chrome extensions that actually steal users' Steam goods. Here's what you need to know about these rogue Chrome extensions plus the procedure on how to remove them.
Internet January 21, 2016
Google Cast beta testers got the chance to instantly stream content from their computers to their Chromecast TVs. Google evangelist and supporter François Beaufort showed the simple way to enable the neat new feature.
Internet January 16, 2016
Reddit is the place to go for tech advice, and the popular messaging board has an extensive thread dedicated to Google Chrome Extensions. We selected a few of them to let you know which you should install.
Apps/Software January 14, 2016
A software company has developed a new email extension that identifies phrases that may be too soft or disempowering. The plug-in identifies and highlights particular words and word groups and explains why they may be unhelpful.
Apps/Software January 7, 2016
The Unspoiler extension for Chrome will block all related content for articles with headlines, comments and social media posts that feature potential spoilers for movie and TV content.
Apps/Software December 12, 2015
Google just released its latest web browser version, adding several treats. The new Chrome 47 meets the needs of users and developers alike, bringing new developer features, important security fixes and cooperative multitasking.
Apps/Software December 2, 2015
Twitter erupted into chaos Tuesday when the microblogging network ditched its star favorites for heart likes. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer from being forced into declaring your emotions on Twitter, as there are several ways to #BringTheStarBack.
Internet November 4, 2015
A free service called Lookmark allows users to save iOS apps to a wish list for later download, making it easier to get apps when it's most convenient. Lookmark is available in iTunes for iPhones and iPads, as well as an extension for Chrome on desktop.
Apps/Software October 5, 2015
A new Vysor app has hit the scene, allowing Android users to cast their phone's screen on their desktop and easily control the phone from Chrome. Vysor is now available in Beta as a Chrome extension.
Apps/Software August 26, 2015
Google released a standalone for Hangouts that functions similarly to how the communications service does in a variety of other access points.
Internet August 18, 2015
At this point, people are tired of hearing how millennials are ruining everything. Thankfully, there is a solution... and it's absolutely hysterical. All you need is Google Chrome, a single plug-in and a love of snakes.
Internet Culture May 29, 2015
The 'Great Suspender' Google Chrome extension prevents your computer from eating memory when having multiple tabs open at once.
Internet Culture May 19, 2015
Google trades blows with a cybersecurity consultant who pointed out flaws in Chrome's anti-phishing extension. It only took seven lines of code to stun the extension.
Internet May 4, 2015
If you’re tired of the plain old, boring white Chrome tabs, here is something you can do to bring art and color to your browser.
Apps/Software March 13, 2015
Google released a Chrome extension that shows you a famous work of art every time you open a new tab. Here are 11 other Chrome extensions that will make you love looking at your tabs.
Internet Culture March 12, 2015
When you've hit a paywall there are a few easy ways to hack the system. From Chrome extensions to read-it-later apps, we've rounded up seven great ways to navigate around a paywall.
March 10, 2015
We all know that Amazon has pretty much anything you could ever want to buy online. Here are some little-known ways to be even better at it.
Feature January 22, 2015
A new year means means getting stuff done. Why don't you let these Google Chrome apps and extensions help you become the best you you can be this year?
Feature January 12, 2015
The Chrome Extension 'Millennials Begone!' replaces the word 'Millennial' on a webpage with the phrase 'pesky whipper-snapper.' This is quite possibly the greatest thing to happen to the Internet.
Internet Culture August 9, 2014
Google has introduced an email encryption extension for Chrome but needs the help of developers to unearth bugs in it before End-to-End is made available to the public.
Internet June 4, 2014
Google has blocked two Chrome browser extensions that were updated to render ads on webpages in a way that violated the company's terms of services.
Apps/Software January 20, 2014