3. GrammarlyThose pesky grammar and spelling typos are the worst, wouldn't you agree? They're even more annoying when you notice one right after you sent the email or published a social media post live for the world to see. That's where Grammarly comes in. Its a plugin that helps you write freely and confidently on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and nearly anywhere else on the web. Grammarly checks your spelling and grammar directly in whatever browser or page you are writing in.
6. PanicButtonEver have that awkward moment where you are looking at a website that you don't want other people to see and then they slowly walk up to your desk. You quickly fumble to get the webpage off your computer and away from prying eyes, all the while trying to act as if there was nothing going on to begin with. We've all been there. That's why the Panic Button extension is so great. Panic Button makes it easier for you to hide all of your tabs at once just by clicking a button. You can also use Panic Button's keyboard shortcut. Just press F4 to hide and restore all your tabs. When the coast is clear—another click will restore all your hidden tabs.
7. OneTabIf you tend to have too many tabs open at once, than OneTab is the perfect app for you. Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once. OneTab is also great for memory saving on your computer. Consolidating all those tabs frees up more memory space for your computer and keeps it running better.
8. MightyTextThink of MightyText as the iMessage of the Google world. With MightyText, you can send text messages to other people's phones right from your computer. Before this extension, there wasn't an easy way to communicate from your computer to Android phones. Now with MightyText, you will get a notification (like on iMessage) when someone is trying to reach you.
9. PocketPocket was the winner of the Webby Award for Productivity in 2014. This hack lets you save any article to your computer, phone, or tablet to read later. Pocket currently has a user-base of over 15 million and is growing every day. All your content goes to one place, so you can view it anytime, on any device. You don’t even need an Internet connection. When you don't have time to read something, just hit the Pocket extension and the article will end up in your Pocket queue.
10. AdBlock PlusAdBlock Plus is considered one of the best ad-blocking services/extensions on the market today. Used by over 50 million people, AdBlock Plus is free for Chrome and blocks ALL annoying ads, malware and tracking. A unique thing about this hack, is that you can also choose to "whitelist" some websites that you don't think have an intrusive ad experience. Generally, these can be smaller sites or large sites that make some money on advertising revenue. Ultimately, AdBlock Plus leaves the choice up to you as to how much advertising to block.
You know how you can curate your Facebook to your tastes and interests? Don't you wish you could do that all across the internet? Then, you need StumbleUpon. This extension is the easiest way to discover the best photos, videos and websites in the world based on your interests. All you have to do is tell it what you like and click a button. StumbleUpon will then recommend page after page of amazing stuff you’d never expect to see.