After much neglect, the Google Chrome Web Store gets some attention. Chromebook users should look for new badges in the store that devs can earn.
5 great Google Chrome Web Store extensions for your Chromebook
Here’s a list of what I think are 5 great Chrome Web Store extensions for your Chromebook. Check them out and add your own to the list.
Chrome OS productivity tip: Add a Chromebook site blocker extension
One of the very things I love about using a Chromebook is also one of the things I hate. It’s too easy to open a tab to some time and waste time when I should be working. Hello Chromebook site blocker extension!
New Chrome extension brings full-screen Google Tasks to Chromebooks
Tired of managing Google Tasks in that itty bitty sidebar of Google Calendar on your Chromebook? Take a look at the new Full Screen for Google Tasks extension and get things done.
How to use Skype for Web on a Chromebook now that Microsoft isn’t supporting it
With an updated Skype for Web service, Microsoft has eliminated support for all but the Edge and Chrome browsers on certain hardware. To get around this on a Chromebook, you can use this trick.
How to spoof your Chromebook user-agent for sites that don’t support Chrome OS
Have you ever used a Chromebook to watch online video or use a web app and it doesn’t seem to work even though the same site works on the Chrome browser for Windows or MacOS? Seems strange, but it happens. Luckily, there’s a pretty easy fix thanks to a Chrome extension.
Wireless printing on a Chromebook not working? Try this Chrome Web App
After some research, I found the WiFi Printer Driver Chrome Web App and since then, I haven’t had a single printer issue. And it doesn’t require you to know the IP address of your local network printer, which saves some configuration time.
Chrome says goodbye to cryptocurrency mining extensions
Chrome extensions that mine cryptocoins in the background will soon be a thing of the past. Today the Chromium Blog announced that Google will no longer accept new Chrome Web Store extensions that perform this mining. And by the end of June, any existing extensions like these will be de-listed from the Chrome Web Store.