MakeUseOf: 6 Firefox Add-Ons to Overhaul Your New Tab Page

MakeUseOf: 6 Firefox Add-Ons to Overhaul Your New Tab Page. “If you’ve used Firefox for a while, then there are good odds that you’re starting to get a little tired of the same old new tab page. Alternatively, you may be hoping to get more out of your new tabs, or are just tired of having your homepage and new tab not line up the way that you would like. Luckily, there are plenty of different add-ons for Firefox that aim to address these problems. Here are six of the best.”

PC World: Replace Chrome’s new tab page with this far better alternative

PC World: Replace Chrome’s new tab page with this far better alternative. “This may be a weird thing to admit, but I’ve become smitten with my web browser’s new tab page. It’s not the standard one that comes with Microsoft Edge or any other browser for that matter. Instead, it’s a fantastic extension called Tabliss, available for Chrome (or other Chromium-based browsers such as Microsoft Edge) and Firefox.”

PC World: This obscure Firefox tool is a must-use for privacy buffs

PC World: This obscure Firefox tool is a must-use for privacy buffs. “I’ve seen other people online who say they sandbox their social media accounts in Edge, work email and services in Firefox, and personal stuff in Chrome (for example)…. Maybe you’ve been wanting this kind of tidy, privacy-friendly setup too, but just don’t want to learn a new browser. Or your taskbar has precious little real estate. I’ve got great news for you: With the Firefox Multi-Account Containers add-on, you can achieve the same effect in just one browser.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Google Chrome Tab and Bookmark Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

MakeUseOf: 5 Google Chrome Tab and Bookmark Hacks to Make Your Life Easier. “The invention of the browser tab and bookmark functions has increased people’s online productivity. Instead of having multiple windows open, you can instead have multiple tabs in one window. This feature can help you organize your workflow, allowing you to open a group of web apps or specific topics in their own windows. But what if you want to organize things further, like subgrouping similar web apps or systematically bookmarking open tabs?”

MakeUseOf: 6 Chrome Extensions to Manage Tab Overload and Speed Up Tab Navigation

MakeUseOf: 6 Chrome Extensions to Manage Tab Overload and Speed Up Tab Navigation. “Google Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet, and it’s also riddled with tab management problems. Let’s fix it with extensions that solve tab overload. None of this is news, and that’s why developers keep making extensions to fix tab overload in Chrome. Here are six new extensions (some of which work with other browsers too) that will greatly enhance tab management in Chrome.”

PCWorld: 4 killer tab search tricks for Chrome and Microsoft Edge

PCWorld: 4 killer tab search tricks for Chrome and Microsoft Edge. “We’ve all, at some point in our computing lives, dealt with browser tab overload. But instead of giving into that helpless feeling—and loading yet another version of a tab you’ve probably got open already—consider the alternatives. These days, there are lots of ways to quickly sift through your open or recently-closed browser tabs, sparing you the agony of having to click through each one to find what you’re looking for. Here are four tricks you can use in Chrome, Edge, and other Chromium-based browsers to instantly get back to what you’re looking for.”

Lifehacker: How to Use the Hidden Search Tabs Feature in Chrome, Safari, and Firefox

Lifehacker: How to Use the Hidden Search Tabs Feature in Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. “It’s easy to get lost in a sea of open tabs between multiple browser windows—sometimes even with the same website in multiple tabs. Instead, use the built-in search tabs feature in your browser to keep things organized. You’ll find this feature in all major browsers like Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. And while the new Microsoft Edge runs on the Chromium engine it doesn’t have Chrome’s search tabs feature yet—but you can replicate it using an extension.”

TechCrunch: Sidekick Browser wants to be a productivity-honed ‘work OS’ on Chromium

TechCrunch: Sidekick Browser wants to be a productivity-honed ‘work OS’ on Chromium. “Fire up a web browser and it’s hard to deny it’s the best of times for knowledge work. Yet working across multiple browser tabs and windows can feel like the friction-filled, frustrating worst. This is the problem Sidekick Browser is taking aim at by adding a productivity-focused layer atop Chromium that it bills as a ‘work OS’.”

The Verge: Chrome is blocking popular extension The Great Suspender, but there’s a way to recover your tabs

The Verge: Chrome is blocking popular extension The Great Suspender, but there’s a way to recover your tabs. “Google has apparently blocked The Great Suspender extension from Chrome, with existing users now receiving a message that it has ‘been disabled because it contains malware.’ It’s also been removed from the Chrome Web Store, with any links to it now leading to a 404 page. Some are worried about losing their tabs, but Reddit users have found a way to recover them (via XDA-Developers’ Mishaal Rahman).”

BetaNews: Feel the need for two layers of tabs in your browser? Vivaldi has you covered

BetaNews: Feel the need for two layers of tabs in your browser? Vivaldi has you covered. “While the likes of Google have been experimenting with tab grouping and pinning to make room for more open tabs in a browser window, the latest version of Vivaldi has taken a new approach. With the new release you have two layers of tabs to play with, doubling your browsing opportunities.”

Fast Company: Stop opening so many browser tabs and use these 3 slick tools instead

Fast Company: Stop opening so many browser tabs and use these 3 slick tools instead. “Once you’ve buried yourself under dozens of browser tabs, you’re constantly having to pick through them all to find your way back to Gmail or Google Docs. Or instead of trying to track down the sites you’ve already got open, you just open them again in a new tab, creating even more clutter. As they say in infomercials, there’s a better way. By making some changes to your web browser, you can more easily access the websites you use most and cut down on tab overload. Here are a few things to try.”