Why I chose this:
I want to see what cool things you can do by adding certain extensions. Plus, my boss was in this one and I need to be able to help troubleshoot. Haha!
What I learned:
www.mrpiercey.com and look for GIESummit.
What is an extension? Add-ins, mini-programs that help add functionality to the browser.
Useless Ex: One that turns every image into Ryan Gosling (HeyGirl)
Find them in the Chrome Web Store: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps
Extensions install via cloud, so matter where you are or what device you are on, those will follow you.
Want to get rid of an extension? Right-click it and "Remove from Chrome" or go to settings, Extensions, and remove the one(s) you don't want. (chrome://extensions/)
One Tab (Discussed in one of yesterday's posts): Shrinks your tabs into one tab as a list.
SnagIt for Chrome - Screenshot capture with annotations:
WebPage ScreenShot (annotate web pages):
Send to Google Drive:
Kick@$$ (game like asteroids in your browser):
Evernote Clearly (Eliminates ads, etc to display just the text of a page):
Link Shortener (copies link to current page as a shortened link. Can also create QR Code for page):
Really long url extender:
YouTube Options (eliminates most fluff around videos - no comments, suggestions, etc)
Turn Off The Lights! (Hide screen portions)
Nickelblock (Blocks Nickelback from pages):
Chromecast $35 USB plugs into HDMI port on TV. Projects your Chrome tab onto the TV.
Easy Bib (Creates biblio entry from the page you are viewing):
Ginger (spelling and grammar check)
PicMonkey (Pulls every image on the page, then you can click one for editing):
Docs Quickly (Lets you instantly create doc/sheet/etc from the page you are on - a quick launcher):
GooBric (extension for Doctopus - helps create a rubric based on info in your doc, sheet, etc. Teacher fills in the goobric and can email to student):
Hangout Extension instant access to create/join hangout
Announcify - Screen reader for webpages - robotic: