How to navigate the web with your keyboard and gleeBox

I love keyboard shortcuts. I find using a mouse, menus and clicking to be an incredibly inefficient way of doing things. I spent a lot of time in college working with Adobe programs and using three and four character keyboard shortcuts to get things done faster. So when I found gleeBox and the amount of […]

Clearly: Chrome browser extension cuts distractions from web pages

Evernote has created a tool for people who are easily distracted. Clearly is a Google Chrome extension that strips out navigation, links and advertisement from any Web page and presents you with a cleaner, less distracting online reading experience. The Clearly reading experience is customizable: you can choose between three styles of background and typography – […]

A Chrome Experiment that (Literally) Shakes up the Google Homepage

Give people the option to work with Google Chrome using JavaScript, HTML5, and other browser tools, and they’ll start designing some pretty creative things.  For example: Is that the Google homepage?  It certainly appears that way.  But something is wrong. Sweet mercy…the Google homepage has developed its own gravitational force.  The second you hover over […]

Google Brings Back Offline Support to Gmail, Adds Offline Docs and Calendar

Ever since the demise of Google Gears back in December 2009, we’ve always been yearning to get some kind of offline support back to our essential Google applications. Finally, they’ve added offline mode to Gmail, Docs and Calendars. However, it’s only available through the Chrome web browser. Why only Chrome, you ask? Well, Google says […]

“Replies and more for Google+” Adds Awesome Features to Google+

Chrome web browser: Like many of you, I’ve been having a great time playing around with Google+ for the last week. Because it’s so new – let’s not forget that it’s still in a beta field trial – engineers at Google have been tweaking and changing things like crazy in response to user feedback. This […]

Write Blog Posts From Inside Your Browser with ScribeFire

That seems kind of obvious, doesn’t it? Blogging from insider your browser, I mean. That’s how most people do it — go to whatever blogging site they use, log in, and start typing. But that’s not necessarily the best way. And it’s not the most convenient, either, especially if you have more than one blog. […]

Chrome: ‘New Tabs At End’ Puts New Tabs at the End

Never has a title been more self-explanatory. Chris Finke, who has previously developed killer Firefox add-ons like TwitterBar, ScribeFire, and the innovative TapSure for mobile Firefox, recently brought some much-needed functionality to Google’s Chrome web browser: the ability to open new tabs at the end of the tab bar, just like Firefox. If you have a […]

How to Prevent Facebook and Google from Tracking You Online

These days it’s impossible to casually surf the web and avoid sites that use tools from Facebook, Twitter, Google, and others that make the experience more social and immersive.  Still, with privacy issues at the forefront of technology news, it is worth noting that many of these social media tools make your e-life more convenient […]

Subscribe to Techerator with the Techerator Extension for Google Chrome

Here at Techerator, we know that our site wouldn’t be the success it is without all of our readers (Thank you!).  Since our launch in May 2009, we’ve made many improvements to the site for our readers.  Our most recent change was an entire redesign of Techerator. A big focus on the redesign was making […]

Score Great Deals on Woot.com with Firefox and Chrome Browser Extensions

If you don’t know what Woot! is, it’s a site sells a single item each day (usually at an exciting price).  There are several different versions of the site – selling things like shirts, wine, and stuff for kids – but the original Woot! is the place where most of the action happens. Every once in […]