8 Chrome Extensions That Will Make Your Life 10x Easier

Publish date:

There are so many Chrome extensions out there that the good ones just get swept under the rug because of the sheer amount that there is to choose from. Luckily for you, we've put together a list of 8 Chrome extensions that will make your (internet) life so much easier.


If you hoard tabs for no particular reason (like most people do), then it's draining a lot of RAM and a lot of resources in general on your computer. OneTab lets you save up to 95% of your memory by converting all your tabs into a list of links on just one tab. All with a click of a button. Definitely worth checking out.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 13.21.50.png

Marker 2.0

Marker is unbelievably useful if you find yourself constantly taking screenshots and sending them to your buddies on Slack, Github, Trello, etc, you'll be able to annotate your screenshot with text, arrows, shapes, and emojis.


Smart Tab Mute

The worst thing is when you have multiple tabs open and they all decide to have pop-up ads with music and talking, and there are so many things going on at once that you just can't cope; well no more. Smart Tab Mute only allows one tab to play sound at any given time. Say for instance you're listening to a song on YouTube or Soundcloud, and your friend sends you a link to another song, as soon as you click and play it the other tabs will mute and resume playing when that tab's closed. Genius.


I've been using this for a while and refuse to live without it from now on. Whether you're a seasoned writer or a constant misspeller, we're all prone to making mistakes. Grammarly completely changes that, it checks everything that is written before it's posted and gives you reasons for why it's wrong as well. So not only does it correct you, you also learn from using it. Worth picking up for sure.



Whether you're a casual coder or you've made an entire career out of it, you probably end up sending a lot of screenshots to various friends and colleagues. Well, Marmoset is a Chrome extension that lets you create and send gorgeous snapshots of code within seconds.


We've all been in them scary situations where someone comes round the corner a bit too quickly and you don't want them to know what you're looking at. Now you can get rid of all your tabs at once and save them for later with one swift push of a button. The PanicButton extension allows you to simply press F4 and all unwanted tabs just disappear to save for later.



Working long hours, constantly staring at a computer can be hard on your eyes, Darkness allows big websites such as Google, Facebook, YouTube, and Gmail, to have a dark mode. So not only do they look better, they're less of a strain on your eyes as well.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 15.49.31.png


Melania Trump Motivational Quotes

We thought this was hilarious so we had to add it in. Not hugely useful, but inspiring for sure. With every tab you open, get an original inspiring quote from Melania Trump. Context.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 15.58.10.png