Even though nobody asked for it, Facebook made it so videos play automatically, with the sound turned on, as you scroll by them in your News Feed. Luckily, a simple Chrome extension prevents that from happening — and it doesn’t just work on Facebook.
Google Blocks Two Chrome Extensions For Serving Unauthorized Ads
Google has removed two Chrome extensions from its web store after it was discovered that they were serving unauthorized ads in violation of the company’s terms of service. Both “Add to Feedly” and “Tweet This Page” contained hidden code that served “undesirable” ads to their users while they were browsing the web, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Google Chrome Now Understands Your ‘Ok Google’ Voice Commands
The Google Chrome browser for Mac and PC now understands your “Ok Google” voice commands thanks to an official “Voice Search Hotword extension” that’s available to download now from the Chrome Web Store. You can use it to make handsfree web searches, quick conversions, and even to set reminders.
Ember, The Digital Scrapbook For Your Mac From Realmac Software, Is Available Now
Realmac Software, the creators of Clear and Analog Camera, just launched Ember, a digital scrapbook for your Mac. You can use it to collect all of the things that inspire you, including websites, photos, apps, and more — which you can then organize into separate collections dedicated to all of your ongoing projects.
Alfred Extension Lets You Update A Text File Notepad In The Background
Another day, another cool thing you can do with Alfred. This time it’s updating a text file of your choice, without having to leave Alfred’s friendly text input window.
How To Download Any YouTube Video [Video How-To]
Have you ever seen a great YouTube video that you wanted to download but didn’t know how?
The browser extension FastestTube solves that. The free extension works with Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and even Interent Explorer!
This video will show you where and how to get FastestTube, as well as download a video and save it to your hard drive.