Google extensions that will save your digital life
Top additions to the Google Chrome browser to download
If you didn't already know, your Google Chrome browser has something called extensions, which are basically just apps that add different internet features. To see the full library of extensions, click the menu icon in the upper-right corner of your chrome page, select “More tools,” then choose “Extensions. While there are hundreds of different extensions to choose from (some free, others not), here is a list of the most useful additions.
LastPass: Free Password Manager
Ever forget a random password? This extension is a safe way to keep your passwords just a click away. It also helps you generate new, secure passwords for different websites.
When you work on a computer or need to study for a big exam, it's easy to get distracted by social media or your favorite online publications. StayFocused allows you to set time restrictions on websites which are especially distracting. 10 minutes is the default option.
With this extension a dictionary is just a click away. Instead of opening a new tab to find the definition of a word, just highlight it and click on the book icon.
This extension is an online shopper's best friend. It sifts through hundreds of deals while you are shopping, so you don't have to. It works with sites like Target, Victoria’s Secret, Amazon, Macy’s, and many others.
Do you always have tons of tabs or windows open on your computer? Tab Wrangler closes tabs that have been inactive for an extended period of time. If you want to open them again, it keeps a list, so you never lose a site.
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