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Enable Chrome's 'Mute This Tab' Shortcut In The Dev Channel

Ever have a tab start playing audio without your permission? The latest version of Chrome’s dev channel lets you mute the tab with a simple click.


Mute Inactive Tabs Automatically Mutes Background Tabs

Chrome: Chrome recently added a handy volume indicator that shows you which inactive tab is making noise, but you still have to open that tab to actually silence it. Mute Inactive Tabs is an extension that does it automatically.


Spots Is A Chrome New Tab Page And Android Launcher All In One

Android/Chrome: Spots for Chrome is a customisable new tab page, SMS synchroniser and Android Launcher all in one. The integration of SMS, search features and the bookmarks is what really makes Spots stand out.


GraphiTabs Groups, Searches And Suspends Tabs In A Tree-Style View

Chrome: Google Chrome has limited space for tab names, and they are also a resource hog. GraphiTabs is a tree-style tab management extension, which can open, close and suspend tabs in groups, as well as search through names.


Try 'Tabless Thursdays' For Better Single Tasking

Tabs are a great way to keep many browser windows open at once. The Atlantic recommends going tabless one day a week to stay focused.


Tabs Board Switches Google Chrome Tabs By Voice

Windows/Chrome: If you have a lot of tabs open in Chrome and want to quickly find one without clicks or Ctrl+Tab, just say the site’s name in your microphone and Tabs Board will locate it for you. This extension seems gimmicky at first, but the more you use it, the more you realise it has a purpose for power users.


BrightExplorer Adds Clutter-Reducing Tabs To Windows Explorer

Windows: Tabs in our web browsers are now the norm, and there’s no reason other apps shouldn’t follow suit. BrightExplorer adds tabs to Windows Explorer to make it easy to work with multiple folders simultaneously.


Silent Tab Opens Links In New Tabs But Doesn't Load Them

Firefox: It’s annoying to open a YouTube link in a new tab and have it start playing right away, while you still want to browse your current page. Silent Tab is a simple fix for this common frustration.


This Set Of AppleScripts Will Help You Organise Your Browser Tabs

We all know that having a lot of browser tabs open all the time is a bit of pain, even if you are managing them well. If you’d prefer to get those tabs organised, the Veritrope collected together a bunch of AppleScripts that can export your tabs to a text file, Evernote and more.


Tab Grenade For Firefox Turns Tabs Into A Shareable List, Saves Memory

Firefox: Have too many tabs open? Tab Grenade lets you shut them all in one click without losing them. It saves them as a list, so you can open them when you want, and even share them with others.