Chrome’s default Tab page is pretty awesome, simple and useful. But if it’s the same page popping up in front of your eyes every single time it’s hard to not get bored. It’s time to give the Tab page a new makeup with these cool Chrome Extensions.
Get a new picture each time on a new tab
Flickr tab displays a popular photograph from our community every time you open a new tab. Click the photo to see it on Flickr or click the user name to see more photos from the user.
Bing Wallpaper for Google Homepage basically uses Chrome’s default tab page but adds a beautiful image as the wallpaper of the entire page. It literally applies Bing’s style into Google’s search page.
There is another extension called Flume New Tab that displays popular images from Instagram, Flickr, 500px, EyeEm, Dribbble, Unsplash, Vine, Imgur or GIPHY every time you open a new tab or window. If you are a fan of these services other than Flickr and Bing, Flume is your new friend.
Momentum replaces new tab page with a personal dashboard featuring to-do, weather, and inspiration that gives you a moment of calm and inspires you to be more productive. Set a daily focus, track your to-dos, and get inspired with a daily photo and quote. Eliminate distractions and beat procrastination with a reminder of your focus for the day on every new tab load. Join over 1 million users and get inspired to create the life you want to live.
Live Start Page – Living Wallpapers
It’s a simple user-friendly extension that has everything you need for enjoyable work:
- To-Do list
- Clocks (several types)
- Hundreds of Live Wallpapers
Be Limitless is a great extension to track your time and browsing activities in a New Tab. Using this extension, you can schedule tasks (like meetings, deadlines), set goals (daily, yearly), and it will remind you time to time. Not only that, it will analyze the sites you are browsing and depending on the category a site belongs to, it will give you detailed metrics. This would be of great help to avoid distractions while browsing.
Panda 4 turns Chrome’s tab page into a News & Inspiration dashboard An easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface.
Being a geek does not mean you need to be unhealthy. In fact, sitting at the computer for hours is slowly killing you. Tabtics encourages you to make healthy choices every time you open a new tab.
You’ll be greeted with a lovely wallpaper with the current weather and time, along with a health or productivity tip to keep you in better shape. If you use wearables to track your fitness, Tabtics can also hook into those to show how many steps you’ve taken today and how many hours you slept last night.
DuckieTV is a Google Chrome / Opera extension that takes care of TV-Show addicts by providing a personalized TV-Show calendar. DuckieTV makes sure the information is always up-to-date and gives you an integrated blocking-resistant torrent search to help you get to the right download as easy as possible.