tabbed browsing

XTab Limits The Number Of Tabs You Can Keep Open

Chrome: Have a tab problem that you can’t reign in on your own? xTab is an extension for Chrome that puts a limit on open tabs and starts closing them when you reach the maximum number.

Make Firefox's Tab Groups Better With This Extension

Firefox: If you find the default tab grouping in Firefox to be a mess, try Tab Groups Helper. It’s faster, more streamlined, and has easy keyboard shortcuts to switch between your groups.

ThunderCloud Brings Your iCloud Bookmarks Into Chrome

Chrome: The problem with Safari’s iCloud tab syncing is that you have to use Safari on both your phone and your computer to make use of it. Thankfully, ThunderCloud is an extension that brings those iCloud tabs into Chrome for Mac.

Close All Mobile Safari Tabs At Once By Going Into Private Mode

iOS: Open tabs accumulate pretty fast, and on the iPhone, it’s hard to tell how many you even have open. The more tabs you have open, the slower your browser is going to move. If you want to close all your tabs at once, iPad Insight points out that you can just enable private browsing.

Searchlet Searches The Web Without Opening A New Tab

One of the prime offenders of multiple tab syndrome is the random Google search. You open a new tab, type in something, and then move on with your day completely forgetting about that tab. Searchlet is a bookmarklet that searches Google, Wikipedia and more from the tab you’re currently in.

Launchbot Is A Customisable Start Page For All Your Browsers

If you tend to launch the same set of browser tabs all the time when you first sit down at your computer, it’s nice to be able to do that in one click. Launchbot is a start page that lets you create your own “sets” that offer one-click launching of as many sites as you’d like.

Chrome Beta Now Shows Which Tab Is Playing Audio

Chrome: We’ve featured extensions before to find and mute tabs when you can’t find the source. The newest Chrome beta removes the need by adding a clearly visible icon whenever a tab is playing audio.

Picture In Picture Turns Tabs Into Collapsible Mini Windows

Chrome: Pull-apart tabs are a great way to manage windows, but occasionally you have a site you’d like to just keep open. Picture in Picture Viewer does just that by pinning pop-up windows to the bottom of your screen.

iOS 7 New Tab Page Makes Chrome's New Tab Look Like An iPhone

Chrome: Say what you want about the new design in iOS 7, there’s no denying that the iPhone’s home screen is incredibly easy to browse and use. If you want a similar experience in Chrome, iOS 7 New Tab Page is a surprisingly accurate and useful implementation.

Save Sets Of Multiple Tabs To Launch Later In The Bookmarks Bar

Chrome/Firefox: Do you have a set of frequently accessed websites you want to be able to launch easily? Want to save a research session for later? You can add as many tabs as you’d like to one button with the “Bookmark all tabs” option.