Google’s Chrome Browser literally enriched with thousands of free add-ons (extensions and apps) that can better your web experience. Rather than having you stumble blindly through the Chrome Web Store to find the best ones, we have compiled a list of 10 Best Google Chrome Extensions you should consider, these will help you work faster, get smarter, and maybe even save a little money.
So, let’s dig in.
If you want to save some money when you are shopping online then Honey is the best extension for you. Honey automatically sees what shopping site you’re on and provides a drop-down list of applicable discount coupons. It also automatically applies all the coupons it can to your checkout service on some sites, so you don’t have to copy/paste/ type coupons codes. For those who mostly shop online, Honey can save their lots of money.
Alternative Add-on: Coupons at Checkout
2. Evernote Web Clipper
Do you want to go beyond the old-style copying and pasting to save notes, webpages, links, images? Then Evernote Web Clipper is the one you are looking for. With a single click of a button, you can clip and store everything worth keeping online. Everything is saved (into the Evernote inventory ) online so you can access all your saved data from any computer, smartphone or tablets that can access the web.
Alternative Add-on: Save to Pocket
3. goo.gl URL Shortener
goo.gl URL Shortener lets you simplify (shorten) URLs of any page you want. If you frequently share links then this kind of add-on is useful to you. With a single click of a button, you can create goog.gl short URL, generate QR codes and also share through various social media services.
Alternative Add-on: Google URL Shortener (This one is different)
4. Google Chrome Remote Desktop
Have you ever thought to control your PC from your couch or from outside your home with just by your smartphone? If yes! then Chrome Remote Desktop is one of the ways you can use to control your PC from anywhere. To achieve remote control, you have to install Chrome Remote Desktop add-on in Chrome and corresponding official app on your smartphone.
Also Check Out: How to Remotely Control Your PC From a Smartphone
Alternative Add-on: TeamViewer
5. Black Menu
Black Menu provides a drop-down list of Google Products which gives you easy access to Google+, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Drive, Google Calendar and the list goes on. All this with a single click while viewing other web pages and performing other tasks. You can also add all or any Google product in the list. You can also use Google Search through Black Menu without having to maintain multiple open tabs.
6. Simple = Select + Search
Searching become easier than ever with Simple = Select + Search extension. It’s simple: select some text, right-click, and search on your preferred search engines (including Google, Yahoo, Bing). You can also search on Wikipedia, IMDB, Facebook, Twitter and much more.
Alternative Add-on: Context Menu Search
7. Hola Better Internet
With a single click, Hola Better Internet allows you to bypass geographical firewalls, that means you can access those websites that are blocked or censored in your country. It is a free and ad-free VPN proxy service that provides a faster and more open Internet.
Alternative Add-on: ZenMate VPN
8. Last Pass
Better say goodbye to those days when you have to remember so many passwords. Last Pass extension saves all of your passwords and you only have to remember one last password- your LastPass master password to log into it the service to access all your passwords. All of your passwords are in one spot and secure (protected with multifactor authentication). Last Pass gives you secure access from every computer and mobile device. It also generates secure passwords to replace weak ones and create new passwords as you sign up for sites.
Alternative Add-on: Keeper® Password Manager
Also Check Out: How to Create The Invincible Password
9. The Camelizer
The Camelizer displays the full price history for a product, with some comparison to third-party sales. Click on the Camel icon in your address bar to see historical pricing data or set up watches and get an email when the price drops. It won’t tell you when savings are on the way, but it can help you decide when the cost is most likely to drop. It works well with Amazon, Newegg, and Bestbuy.
Alternative Add-on: Better History
10. WOT (Web of Trust)
The Web of Trust is an online community that rates websites based on the trust factor. The Web of Trust Chrome Extension allows you to determine the trustworthiness of a site, showing red, yellow, and green icons next to search results and in your address bar, providing you a heads-up notice before you click a link. Plus, you can give your own ratings and reviews about the site.
Alternative Add-on: McAfee SECURE Safe Browsing
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