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Latest Updates From Chrome Lets You Disable Annoying Flash videos From Autoplaying

Google Chrome is arguably the most popular web browser, but it kills laptops’ battery life and requires a great deal of memory to run.

Google is making a significant change that might help in that department.

An update, which is now in beta, disables Flash ads from autoplaying when you load a page. Users can chose if they want to disable all content from autoplaying or if they want to only autoplay content which is “central” to a webpage, like video. If Chrome accidentally pauses something you wanted to see, just click on it to play.

This feature will almost certainly improve laptop performance for Chrome users in addition to helping maintaining sanity; it will doubtlessly be appreciated well beyond its battery-saving intention.

Combine this feature with the miraculous Great Suspender, which puts your unused tabs to sleep after a specified time period, and your Chrome experience just got a lot less painful.

9 Truely Useful Google Chrome Extensions for Web Designers

Compared to the other major web browsers, Google Chrome too far within short time. And it’s popularity continues to grow rapidly. So we have tried to show you some extensions for Chrome that you might find useful.

Web Developer

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The Web Developer extension adds a toolbar button to the browser with various web developer tools. This is the official port of the popular Web Developer extension for Firefox written by the same person.


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BuiltWith is a web site profiler tool. Upon looking up a page, BuiltWith returns all the technologies it can find on the page. BuiltWith’s goal is to help developers, researchers and designers find out what technologies pages are using which may help them to decide what technologies to implement themselves.

Eye Dropper

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Eye Dropper is extension for Google Chrome and Chromium. It allows you to pick color from any webpage or from advanced color picker. It is great tool for web developers.


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MeasureIt! allows you to draw out a ruler that will help you get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.

Window Resizer

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This extension resizes the browser’s window in order to emulate various resolutions. It is particularly useful for web designers and developers by helping them test their layouts on different browser resolutions.


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Inspired by the Firefox Extension CSSViewer, this Chrome extension allows you to easily scan an element’s basic CSS properties without having to delve into the inspector window.


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Whenever you have the need to simply switch between development, test and productive hosts you should use MultiSwitch.

Speed Tracer

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Speed Tracer is a tool to help you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications. It visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and analyzes them as your application runs.

Awesome Screenshot

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Awesome Screenshot lets you capture the whole page or any portion, annotate it with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text, blur sensitive info, one-click upload to share. Support PNG and shortcuts.