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Vysor Controls Your Android Phone From Chrome, No Android App Necessary

Chrome: There are a variety of ways to remotely control your Android phone. Vysor — from ClockworkMod, the developer behind other popular Android apps like AllCast, Helium and ROM Manager — may be one of the simplest solutions yet. All you need is a Chrome app.


Upcoming Chrome Update Will Suspend Flash Ads By Default

With the steady adoption of newer web technologies by browser vendors, Adobe Flash is inching ever closer to its electronic demise. Come 1 September, Google will be giving it a little push, when Chrome will start pausing Flash-based advertisements by default.


Ask LH: Should I Care About Microsoft Edge?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m curious about Microsoft’s new browser for Windows 10 which I’ve yet to upgrade to. What’s new? Should I bother using it instead of Chrome or Firefox? Or is it just Internet Explorer with a new paint job?


Run Your Android Device Through Your Desktop With Vysor

Ever get sick of using apps with the small screen on your smartphone? If you’re an Android user, there’s now a solution. You can duplicate your Android device’s display on your desktop with a new Chrome extension called Vysor.


Chrome Canary Can Now Spell Check In Multiple Languages At Once

Google has added experimental support for spellchecking in multiple languages simultaneously in Chrome Canary, the company’s version of the Chrome browser designed for developers and early adopters. Here’s how you can turn on the feature.


Twinword Finder For Chrome Instantly Scans Web Pages For Key Information

When you’re scanning a web page for information, a quick CTRL+F search can help you find specific words faster. The Twinword Finder for Chrome, however, takes that word scanning to the next level by also searching for related terms and only highlighting sections that are pertinent to your search.


Lifehacker Pack For Chrome 2015: Our List Of The Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the store to find what’s useful though, so let us save you some time with this collection of the best Chrome extensions.


Multi Forward For Gmail Forwards Emails In Bulk

Chrome: Dealing with a large amount of email will always be a drag. When you’ve got a bunch of messages you need to loop someone in on, it can be tedious to forward them all. Multi Forward for Gmail helps make this process simpler.


Weather For Chrome Puts Your Local Forecast In A Chrome Toolbar Button

Weather is a simple Chrome extension that gives you the local forecast with a single click on the extension’s toolbar button. You’ll see the temperature and current conditions on the button itself, updated regularly, but click it for a full expanded forecast, using data from Forecast.io.


Enable This Flag To View Chrome Downloads As Card Notifications

Chrome (Dev): If you’re downloading a file in Chrome, you have to watch the little bar at the bottom for a vague green circle to fill. If you’d rather get a bit more information (and you’re running the Chrome Dev channel), you can enable this flag to put your downloads in Google’s notification tray.


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