Review: Five most useful Google Chrome Extensions

My ‘Top Five’ most useful Google Chrome Extensions

1. Adblock Plus

Description: Used by over 50 million people, a free ad blocker that blocks ALL annoying ads, malware and tracking.

Comments: Indispensable.

2. Ghostery

Description: Enjoy a faster, safer and cleaner browsing experience.

Comments: For anyone who takes privacy seriously and doesn’t want their web browsing activity tracked.

3. HTTPS Everywhere

Description: Encrypt the Web! Automatically use HTTPS security on many sites.

Comments: This extension will rewrite all requests between your browser and the webserver to ensure they are encrypted HTTPS requests

4. RSS Feed Reader

Description: Get a simple overview of your RSS and Atom feeds in the toolbar

Comments: Chrome doesn’t handle RSS news feeds without an extension, this is my preferred extension.

5. Synology Download Station

Description: Manage downloads on your Synology DiskStation in your browser.

Comments: This extension makes sending download tasks to your Synology NAS quick and easy, without having to login to the web GUI.


What are your favourite Chrome Extensions?  Leave a comment below and share your favourites.

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