I really don’t like the Facebook news feed. However, sometimes I need to access Facebook for various professional and personal reason. Enter News Feed Eradicator for Facebook. This wonderful little extension simple replaces the Facebook news feed with an inspiration quote. Now I can login to Facebook in peace when I need to update my company’s Facebook Page, or respond to an event invite.
Amazon is an incredible tool. However, it can be really easy to get sucked into endlessly buying and browsing extra stuff you don’t need when all you were looking to do was order toothpaste. Amazon Lite eliminates this problem. It turns the Amazon homepage into a big search bar. It also has simplified the product views and removes any ads that would have show up on those pages. Now you can use Amazon for only the task at hand without distraction.
I’m a big fan of dark mode. Unfortunately, most website don’t have a dark mode option. That’s where Dark Reader comes in. This extension lets you enable dark mode on any website, and even customize the settings per site.
I don’t recommend turning it on by default for all sites. Rather, enable on sites you use frequently, and tweak the settings so the visibility is just right.
Loom makes it incredibly easy to quickly record you screen in the push of a button. I also record your audio and video at the same time. Once you finish recording, the video clip is instantly available via link that you can easy save and share.
Some great use cases:
- Record a quick video to answer questions from teammates
- Use it to send a “voicemail” over email or Slack. I’ll often do this instead of leaving a phone-based voicemail.
- Recording presentations that you want to be able to re-share
Text Blaze is a text expansion tool. It allows you to setup keyboard shortcuts that let you to type common phrases instantly. I can type “;em” and my email address will automatically fillin. It saves you tons of time and prevents you from repetitively typing the same thing over and over again.