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Flix Plus Customises Every Corner Of Netflix's New Interface

Chrome: Flix Plus, Lifehacker’s original Chrome extension for Netflix, has been fully updated to customise Netflix’s new layout. You can hide spoilers, show Rotten Tomato ratings and lots more. Here’s what’s new.


Evernote's Web Clipper Now Works Better With Gmail, LinkedIn And YouTube

Evernote’s Web Clipper extension is a great way to save clips from the web to your Evernote account, and now it works a lot better with Gmail, LinkedIn, YouTube and Amazon. Better still, the Clipper can now grab attachments from Gmail.


Delete Chrome's File System API Files To Free Up Disk Space

Dedicated system cleaners are good and all, but sometimes a more surgical approach is needed for freeing up disk space. Take Chrome — while you can nuke its history and cache from orbit, you might find a single folder or directory created by Google’s browser is hogging your drive.


Open With Firefox Bridges The Gap Between Your Two Favourite Browsers

Chrome: The battle between Chrome and Firefox as our favourite browsers has raged for years with no clear winner. If you’d rather not commit to just one browser, Open with Firefox allows you to quickly jump out of Chrome. You can also get Open in Chrome for Firefox for the reverse process.


Google Reverts To Old Chrome Bookmark Manager

Google has backflipped on its revised bookmark manager for Chrome, reinstating the classic version instead.


Chrome For Android Can Instantly Search Any Text You Highlight On Google

Android: Want to define a big word without opening a new tab? Want more news about something you’re currently reading on your phone? Chrome for Android now lets you search Google just by highlighting some text — without losing your place.


Google Smart Lock Saves Your Passwords, Logs In On Chrome And Android

Google already has many features to make it easier to manage the bajillion passwords you have. With an upcoming release of Google Play Services, the company will be introducing a feature called Smart Lock that can store your passwords for third-party services and log into them across devices.


Spaces Manages Chrome Windows, Saves Tab Layouts For Later

Chrome: The person who invented browser tabs was obviously a genius, but it left us with the problem of managing multiple open tabs. Spaces makes it easier by allowing you to save and jump between open windows of various tabs.


Noisli For Chrome Generates Background Sound To Keep You Productive

Chrome: We’re big fans of the Noisli web app, which allows you to create background noise so you can focus on your work. The new Chrome extension works the same way, but you don’t need to keep that extra tab open to use it.


Google Hangouts For Chrome Updated With A New Look

Windows/Mac: Google updated the Hangouts Chrome app today with a brand-new design that makes it a lot more appealing to use. The updated app looks a lot like the Android and iOS versions of Hangouts.