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Check the History of Any NYC Address Through Its 311 Complaint Record Check the History of Any NYC Address Through Its 311 Complaint Record

Chrome extensions can do so much more than transform presidential candidates into people with tiny hands. Take this brilliant Chrome extension that uses public 311 data to give you the often-frightening full story on any New York City property.

Boards for Trello Gives Quick Access to Your Boards in Chrome Boards for Trello Gives Quick Access to Your Boards in Chrome

Chrome: Trello is a fantastic tool to organize your whole life, and before you know it, you’ll have a long list of boards in this visual organizer. Boards for Trello gives you quick access to these through a little extension icon.

Flix Plus Customizes Every Corner of Netflix's New Interface Flix Plus Customizes Every Corner of Netflix's New Interface

Chrome: Flix Plus, Lifehacker’s original Chrome extension for Netflix, has been fully updated to customize Netflix’s new layout. You can hide spoilers, show Rotten Tomato ratings, and lots more. Here’s what’s new.

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Streaming Blocked Content Overseas The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Streaming Blocked Content Overseas

Regardless of which end of whatever pond you’re on, region blocked content is annoying. Whether you’re an ex-pat looking to watch reruns of The Wonder Years, or you’re hankering for a dose of Dr. Who, here’s the best (and easiest) way to get that content.

New Chrome Extension Warns You If Your Google Password Gets Phished New Chrome Extension Warns You If Your Google Password Gets Phished

Here’s a Chrome extension you should go install right now: The new Password Alert extension helps secure your Google account by letting you know when you’ve unwittingly given your credentials away to a website that’s not Google. GO INSTALL IT.

The Best of Cloud-to-Butt, the Only Browser Add-On You Ever Truly Need The Best of Cloud-to-Butt, the Only Browser Add-On You Ever Truly Need

Back in August we happened upon what quickly became our favorite browser extension: Cloud to Butt Plus. And now that we've had a good six months to live in a world where every instance of "cloud" on the internet is replaced with the word "butt," we've amassed quite a collection of clippings. It is glorious to behold.

How to See If Your VPN Is Leaking Your IP Address (and How to Stop It) How to See If Your VPN Is Leaking Your IP Address (and How to Stop It)

VPNs are great for security, but one of the big reasons many people use one is to mask or change their IP address. This lets you get around location-based restrictions on content, or check if your provider is throttling your connection. Unfortunately, a new security flaw can reveal your real IP address to prying…

A Simple Chrome Extension Encrypts Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail Messages A Simple Chrome Extension Encrypts Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail Messages

If you want to make sure you're sending a secure message, there's a whole slew of privacy-minded services that include encryption these days. But sometimes you just want to send something on Facebook without feeling like you're a prime candidate for digital eavesdropping. That's where ShadowCrypt comes in.

Flix Plus: Hide Spoilers, Show Ratings, and More in Netflix Flix Plus: Hide Spoilers, Show Ratings, and More in Netflix

Chrome: Flix Plus, a new extension from us at Lifehacker, adds new features and tweaks to Netflix.com, letting you filter its recommendations, remove spoilers, use keyboard shortcuts, and a whole lot more.

18 Google Chrome Extensions That Make the Internet a Better Place 18 Google Chrome Extensions That Make the Internet a Better Place

Earlier this week, we asked you to share with us that one, special Chrome extension that you just can't bear to live without. As it turns out, for most of you, that one is actually more like eight. So to help, we've pared it down to the absolute cream of the Chrome extension crop.

A Chrome Extension That Replaces "Cloud" With "Butts" Wins Everything A Chrome Extension That Replaces "Cloud" With "Butts" Wins Everything

Earlier today, we asked you to tell us about all your favorite Chrome extensions. And while the ultimate winners will be revealed at a later date, Kinja user pacguy has introduced us to one sparkling diamond of an extension that, frankly, would be an injustice to keep hidden. Because friends, you need to install Cloud…

Which Chrome Extension Can You Not Live Without? Which Chrome Extension Can You Not Live Without?

The world of Chrome extensions is vast and varied. With tens of thousands of options at your literal fingertips, sorting through the muck to find those golden, life- and time-saving nuggets can seem an impossible feat. So instead, dear readers, let's work together. Tell us: What's that one Chrome extension you just…

Fix Every Gmail Annoyance with This Awesome Chrome Extension Fix Every Gmail Annoyance with This Awesome Chrome Extension

Spend too much time rooting around in your Gmail inbox but then somehow manage to miss that one important email when it actually comes in? It's happened to all of us. But if you set up the awesome Chrome extension Checker Plus for Gmail it never has to happen again.

GIF-Saving Tool GIFME Is My New Favorite Chrome Extension GIF-Saving Tool GIFME Is My New Favorite Chrome Extension

Do you often find yourself searching desperately through bookmarks folders, trying to find that perfect GIF you saved that one time? Do you keep a spreadsheet of links that takes you ten minutes to track down? Then you'll love GIFME, a new Chrome Extension that makes everything easier.

Rein in Your Gazillion Browser Tabs With This Handy Chrome Extension Rein in Your Gazillion Browser Tabs With This Handy Chrome Extension

Tabs, tabs, tabs. They somehow grow like a virus in your browser window. The more squeeze in, the more you STRESS OUT. OneTab offers a simple solution.

Here's How to Banish All the Babies From Your Facebook Newsfeed Here's How to Banish All the Babies From Your Facebook Newsfeed

The older you get, the more of your friends start crapping out kids. And of course they pretty much insta-post every picture of their spawn on Facebook. Maybe you're annoyed or maybe you just think newborns actually look more like tiny shriveled old men. Unbaby.me, a Chrome extension that removes all the babies from…

Make the NY Times Website Easier to Read with Ochs Make the NY Times Website Easier to Read with Ochs

I love the New York Times. I read it as often as I can. And I have no beef with their website layout but sometimes, there's just too much going on. I just want the news! Ochs, a plug-in for Chrome, does just that.

"There's a Web App for That" Suggests Chrome Apps Based on Your Browsing History "There's a Web App for That" Suggests Chrome Apps Based on Your Browsing History

Chrome: Many of your favorite sites have their own Chrome extensions that offer offline browsing, powerful searches, or other features. There's a Web App for That is a Chrome extension that, once downloaded, gives suggestions for future extensions based on the sites you visit most often.

10 Add-Ons You Have to Know About For Google Chrome 10 Add-Ons You Have to Know About For Google Chrome

A lot can be said about Google Chrome. And most of it should come as no surprise to you, the die-hard PC user that likely has more browsers installed within your operating system than games on your hard drive.

Google Chrome Could Support Extensions by May Google Chrome Could Support Extensions by May

According to a schedule for this year's Google Conference, there will be a panel entitled "Developing Extensions for Google Chrome." It's cryptic, I know, but I think that means additional Chrome functionality is coming.

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