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Google’s Chrome is currently the most popular Web Browser in the world. Chrome Story is your source for all the Google Chrome news and tips. We also cover extensions, apps, themes and much more. You will find regular articles about new features of Google Chrome and also resources that help you use Chrome better.

This is an archive of all the Chrome related articles that appeared on Chrome Story over the years. Subscribe to this blog for regular updates and Chrome tips.


“Salmon Player” for Chrome – Beautiful Design, Play Local Media or Stream From Google Drive and Dropbox

This must be one of the most beautiful Chrome apps that I have seen so far and that is why I am recommending it while it is still in beta. Salmon Player is a lightweight media player for Chrome and Chrome OS. You can install this on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and Chrome OS. Currently, […] Read More


How To Redirect Cortana Searches Back to Chrome on Windows 10

Microsoft recently announced that they are limiting Cortana searches to their new browser Edge, and Bing, their search engine. Here is how to get Google and Chrome back on Cortana searches. The solution that I am about to share is not an tweak within Windows or Google Chrome. This is a third party tool developed […] Read More


How To Import Chrome Bookmarks To Google Save

We do not know much about what Google is planning to do with Google Save (and the links in Inbox and the links in Google Keep). This could be part of something big that they are yet to announce, or even a side project that can be killed sooner or later. For now, Google is allowing us […] Read More


“Readism” Extension for Chrome Provides Reading Time Estimates For Articles

Reading time estimates are a signature feature of Medium.  Readism is a Chrome extension that wants to add this feature to any article on the web. According to the developer, "Readism intelligently scans the page for articles and other readable content and tells you how long it will take to read them. Once installed, your productivity […] Read More


“Focusbook” Wants to Help You Waste Less Time With Facebook

Do you open Facebook for something and forget about it and just stay on and on there, quite often?. You need help. I also use Facebook as a procrastinating tool. When I read about Focusbook, a Chrome extension that wants to help Chrome users spend less time on Facebook, I also wanted to give it  a […] Read More


Save Links to “Inbox” With This Official Chrome Extension

After you save that important web page to Google Keep and Google Save, please remember to save them to your Inbox too. There is an official Chrome extension for that too! Inbox by Gmail is Google's second take on email. I honestly cannot remember how the Gmail inbox looks like. I have never opened Gmail after […] Read More


Save to Google Keep With This Official Chrome Extension

Google Keep has always been this mystery kid of the family to me. The product lives off-the-radar for the most time and gets press occasionally (there hasn't been many occasions). Yesterday was such an occasion. Lack of regular news or updates does not mean that this app is not popular. The number of installations and […] Read More


50 Shades of Chrome, The Latest In Material Design

I used to blog whenever there was a new version of Chrome and then I stopped. 50 seems to be a number worth writing about. Especially when Chrome gets official coat of Material Design. From 2008 to 2016, 50 versions of Chrome has been released. The latest stable channel release is 50.0.2661.86. From the happy-dance blog […] Read More


Tab Organizer Groups Your Open Chrome Tabs by Website

I have 6 tabs open as I write this, including this very page where I am writing this post. That's not many. However, if you are someone who keep many many tabs open while working, or researching for something, here is an extension that you will find useful. I occasionally open more than 10 tabs. At work, […] Read More


Enable Native Notifications in Chrome for MacOS

Google Chrome now can show notifications from websites on your Mac's native notification center. Here is how to enable it. This feature is currently being tested behind a flag. Flags are experimental swtiches that you can use enable or disable certain features. These are temporary while Google works on features and perfect them. In our […] Read More

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