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@Google Turns 12 Years Old Today!

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Do we have to wish Google? Will Google come to our page to crawl if we wish icon wink @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today! Yes! Let’s wish together with sky touching tone “Happy Birthday Google” icon smile @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today! Frankly speaking, we are a bit confused from where shall we start explaining about this big boss, Mr. Search Engine Google.

As we all know Google is father of all search engines which has millions of websites indexed in it. Google started it journey with just one popular product search engine and today we can see it has spread its wings to each and every place.

If we start about explaining about Google we may cross the numbers of indexed pages in Google! But on this big occasion we thought everything about Google in 12 points. Hope you will like these 12 points, the life history of Google icon smile @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today!

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In 1995, Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford. (Larry, 22, a U Michigan grad, is considering the school; Sergey, 21, is assigned to show him around.) According to some accounts, they disagree about most everything during this first meeting.

Later in March 1996 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ph.D. students at Stanford came together to work on research project in Stanford Digital Library Project. Initially Larry Page started exploring the mathematical properties of the World Wide Web and named it as “BackRub”. Later Brin joined him on this project as they knew each other for sometime. To convert the backlink data that it gathered into a measure of importance for a given web page, Brin and Page developed the PageRank algorithm.

Tech tip: A small search engine called Rankdex was already exploring a similar strategy.

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Originally the search engine used the Stanford website with the domain google.stanford.edu. The domain google.com was registered on September 15, 1997. They formally incorporated their company, Google Inc., on September 4, 1998 at a friend’s garage in Menlo Park, California.

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The name “Google” originated from a misspelling of “googol,” which refers to the number represented by a 1 followed by one-hundred zeros. But Enid Blyton, best children’s story teller  used the word decades earlier in “Google Bun” – Chapter IX, The Magic Faraway Tree. The verb, “Google,” was added to the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary and the Oxford English Dictionary in 2006, meaning, “To use the Google search engine to obtain information on the Internet.”

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We placed apostrophe (!) in the end to signify something about Yahoo! On 26, June 2000, Yahoo! Inc. (called as Nasdaq: YHOO) and Google Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement that makes Google, one of the fastest growing search engines on the Web, Yahoo!’s® default search results provider.

Google announced the first billion-URL index and therefore Google becomes the world’s largest search engine. In February 2004, Yahoo! dropped its partnership with Google, providing an independent search engine of its own. This cost Google some market share, yet Yahoo!’s move highlighted Google’s own distinctiveness.

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Before speaking about what was the second product by Google after the world’s largest search engine, let’s speak about its brief history.

Google Guys Brin and Page were against using advertising pop-ups in a search engine, or an “advertising funded search engines” model, and they wrote a research paper in 1998 on the topic while still students. However, they soon changed their minds and early on allowed simple text ads.

Got to know which was the second product by Google? Not yet? That’s fine icon smile @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today!

On October 23, 2000 Google for a first time released something other than search engine. Google launched AdWords with 350 customers. The self-service ad program promises online activation with a credit card, keyword targeting and performance feedback.

In the same year released its third product, Google toolbar to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.

Google said “It’s a browser plug-in that makes it possible to search without visiting the Google homepage.

Tech link: A to Z Google Products.

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On March 26, 2001 Google Inc. announced that Dr. Eric E. Schmidt, 45, has joined Google’s board of directors as chairman. Schmidt succeeds Sergey Brin, Google’s founding chairman and current president. Schmidt’s appointment is effective immediately. Google also announced that Schmidt has made a significant financial investment in the company.

August 6, 2001 Google announced that Dr. Eric E. Schmidt, 46, has been named chief executive officer. Schmidt, who was appointed chairman of Google’s board of directors in March 2001, succeeds Larry Page, Google’s founding chief executive officer. Page was named President, Products and Sergey Brin, the company’s founding president, was named President, Technology.

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Gmail or Google mail is also one of the best products by Google. Gmail was launched as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004. Google had provided 50 invitations per users who registered in the beginning. Gmail became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still in beta status at that time.

Finally the service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009. Gmail would be the first online email service with one gigabyte of storage, and the first to keep emails from the same conversation together in one thread, similar to an Internet forum. By the end of December 2009, it has 176 million users monthly.

The first Google Doodle was in honor of the Burning Man Festival of 1998. The doodle was first designed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin to notify users of their absence in case the servers crashed. Subsequent Google Doodles were designed by an outside contractor, until Larry and Sergey asked then-intern Dennis Hwang to design a logo for Bastille Day in 2000. Hwang has been designing the Google Doodles ever since.

On Friday, May 21, 2010, Google created a doodle to celebrate the 30th birthday of Pac-Man. It is their first (possibly the world’s first) playable logo. The logo contains an accurate recreation of the Pac-Man game that can be played in a browser (it contains 255 levels).

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Till 2001, Google was working solely and had got a good reputation in web world. But from February 2001, Google started acquiring other companies to make its share still stronger. Till date, Google has acquired 79 companies! First to acquire was Deja’s Usenet business to implement on Google Groups.

These are the top 12 important companies acquired by Google and integrated in its products,

(Date-Company-Business-Google’s Implementation on)

  1. July 13, 2004 – Picasa – Image organizer-Picasa and Blogger
  2. August 17, 2005 – Android – Mobile Software – Android
  3. December 20, 2005 – AOL – Broadband Internet Access – Search
  4. January 17, 2006 – dMarc Broadcasting – Advertising – AdSense
  5. October 9, 2006 – YouTube - Video Sharing – YouTube
  6. April 13, 2007 – DoubleClick – Online Advertising – AdSense
  7. June 3, 2007 - FeedBurner - Web feed – FeedBurner
  8. July 9, 2007 – Postini – Communications security – Gmail
  9. November 9, 2009 – AdMob – Mobile advertising – Mobile
  10. July 1, 2010 – ITA Software – Travel technology – Search
  11. August 5, 2010 – Slide.com – Social gaming – Social Networking
  12. August 15, 2010 – Like.com – Visual Search Engine – Search

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It’s obvious that if you start growing you will get many rivals in line. Similarly, after Google has started spreading its wings in many fields other than search engine, they had to face  n-number of rivals.

Here is the list of top 12 big rivals which Google is facing now,

  1. Amazon – E-books and Cloud Computing
  2. Apple – Smart phones, Online music and Ad-world
  3. AT&T – Smart phones
  4. Facebook – Social Networking
  5. HuLu – Video Streaming
  6. IBM - Collaboration tools
  7. Microsoft – Search engine, Cloud Computing, browser
  8. Nokia – Smart phones
  9. Yahoo – Search Engine and email
  10. Mozilla – Browser
  11. Cisco – collaborative platform, WebEx, and superior VOIP service
  12. Twitter - Social Networking and Blogging

Google Chrome1 @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today!

Confused by title? icon smile @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today! It’s obvious! Day before yesterday just means that, Google Chrome was first released on September 2, 2008 and day before yesterday Google Chrome turned 2 years old. Well similar to Google search engine, Chrome browser also showed great improvement in browsers field.

On August, 2009, Google Chrome overtook Apple Inc., Safari browser for a first time to claim third place in worldwide market share. By then Chrome never stopped growing and we never saw the market share coming down as well.

There are many reasons for Chrome to grow like this. Firstly the newly planned strategy to release all new version of Chrome in every six weeks which give Chrome 7 and 8 by this year end. Secondly the ultimate features in Chrome 6 and awesome improvements in upcoming Chrome 7(which is in Build phase now). Thirdly, like Firefox, Google includes of extensions / add-ons for Chrome which are worth trying and increases the productivity.

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Finally we reached our goal of 12 points about Google history icon smile @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today! This point is totally dedicated to Google. We saw there are many number of products by Google. But does anyone know how many products Google has produced from its birth? Answer is Google has given 45+ products.

But out of these 45+ products, many products like Google Wave have been shut down by Google due to some reasons. Still Google is got lot of changes in 2010. We saw for a first time Google removed shadow from its logo. Its Android phone new features made people to shift from iPhone. New search button was added, fastest Chrome Browsers, acquired many companies to setup new Social Networking site to compete Facebook.

Well there are lots of things happening in Google Inc., and we can expect more from it.

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Here we end our brief and 12 points of  Google’s life. As we said before we can’t explain whole Google in just a single page and in single article. Maybe even we wont be knowing many things. Still we tried our best to explain.

Please wish our Birthday boy Mr. Search Engine “Google“. Do you think we have to say Google to keep growing? icon razz @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today! Share what you feel about Google. Let others also gain more knowledge as Google does icon wink @Google Turns 12 Years Old Today!

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Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback

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First of all Happy Birthday Chrome.! Wishing you a successful journey ahead and keep growing icon smile Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback It was on same day when Google first released its much awaited web browser. Google released first Chrome beta version for Microsoft Windows on 2 September 2008.

The name Google Chrome is derived from the graphical user interface frame, or “chrome”, of web browsers.

Before Chrome came in to existence the main players where Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Mozilla’s Firefox. It was the time when Google has just started expanding its market in other fields than search engine. But the release of yet another best product Chrome by Google surprised everyone with its cool GUI.

Join with us to go through the great journey Google’s Chrome web browser,

For six years, Google’s Chief Executive Eric Schmidt was against the idea of building an independent web browser. He stated that “At the time, Google was a small company,” and he didn’t want to go through “bruising browser wars”. However, after co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page hired several Firefox developers and built a demonstration of Chrome, Mr. Schmidt admitted that “It was so good that it essentially forced me to change my mind.”

The browser was first publicly released for Microsoft Windows (XP and later only) on 2 September 2008 in 43 languages, officially a beta version. Chrome quickly gained about 1% market share despite being only available for Microsoft Windows.

Google official Blog article about on 1 sept 2008 said,

At Google, we have a saying: “launch early and iterate.” While this approach is usually limited to our engineers, it apparently applies to our mailroom as well! All of us at Google spend much of our time working inside a browser. We search, chat, email and collaborate in a browser. And in our spare time, we shop, bank, read news and keep in touch with friends — all using a browser…. We will be launching the beta version of Google Chrome tomorrow in more than 100 countries..

Tech tip: Have you heard of Google Chrome’s comic book?? Check out here!

Well the Google has released many build versions, canary builds, development releases, beta versions and many more! We are not going through all those. Here are the top beta and final versions which showed some important changes.

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Release Date: 02 September 2008

Well this was the first beta released which went on hit the browsers war. Google released Chrome version 0.2.149 went online and many users downloaded as well. Chrome claimed 1% of browsers market on its first release.

In September 2008, Google released a large portion of Chrome’s source code, including its V8 JavaScript engine, as an open source project entitled Chromium.

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Release Date: 29 October 2008

Chrome’s first beta release initially claimed 1% market share for sure, but right next month Google noticed the dip in share by 0.4%. Reason was crystal clear and Google made changes and released next version on 29 October 2008.

Google improved plugin performance and reliability. Spell checking for input fields. Improved web proxy performance and reliability. Tab and window management updates on version 0.3.154.

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Release Date: 11 December 2008

It was first stable release by Chrome. Chrome’s market went up to 1.38% and Google seem to be happy icon wink Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback

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Release Date: 24 July 2009

Google Chrome version 2.0.172 saw a totally change over when compared to its previous releases. This time Chrome showed 35% faster JavaScript on the SunSpider benchmark, Mouse wheel support, Full-screen mode, Full-page zoom. First time user found form auto fill feature. Users were able to sort bookmarks by title. Tab docking to browser and desktop edges. Basic Greasemonkey support.

Tech tip: By the end of August 2009 Chrome took over the 3rd best web browser title from Opera.

Release Date: 12 October 2009

After becoming the third most used browser Google started comparing Chrome with Firefox and IE. There was still many things left out to compete them. Chrome 3.0.195 got new “new tab” page for improved customization. 25% faster JavaScript. HTML5 video and audio tag support. For a first time Google gave opportunity for its users to add themes for Chrome.

Tech tip: By the end of November 2009, Chrome got the still stronger market share of 4.66%.

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Release Date: 25 January 2010

This time Google started comparing with Firefox and made big changes in Chrome. Chrome 4.0.249 improved HTML5 support and performance improvements. For a first time Chrome showed 100% ACID3 pass result. As Firefox, Chrome also started supporting addons / extensions. All attracted still more users and market share went up to 7% by March end.

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Release Date: 25 May 2010

Just 4 months and Google is back with new version again. Google released Chrome 5 to Linux and Mac as well. Chrome 5 included many things like Geolocation APIs, Application Cache, web sockets, and file drag-and-drop. Google included Adobe flash player and revamped bookmark manager as well in Chrome 5.

Tech tip: Chrome market share crossed 9% and became more stronger icon wink Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback

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Release Date: 25 May 2010

Well we all know just 2 weeks back only we all saw the Chrome 6. Chrome 6 can be called as one of the best release by Google. There are lot of Changes and we also noted 15 ultimate changes in Chrome 6.

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Release Date: 25 August 2010

Chrome 7 still under development stage. Google team is working on GPU acceleration on Chrome browser to compete with Inter Explorer 9 and Firefox 4. This is the very good move by Chromium team to add the only missing feature in Chrome when compared with others. We saw there were 7 notable changes in chrome / chromium 7. We still don’t know when the final and stable release will be out in market.

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Google released many products in past few years and Chrome is also one among them. But rather than any other product after its best search engine, Google Chrome showed good growth. Google Chrome has changed web browsers market share and the growth is tremendous.

Google has drawn a new strategy in new Chrome version releases. From now, every 6 weeks we will see new version of Chrome which clearly tells we will get Chrome 7 and 8 by this end. But only question is till when Google will use this plan?

Like Chrome? Love Chrome? Share your special comments with everyone icon smile Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback Happy birthday Chrome icon smile Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback Have a successful year ahead icon wink Google Chrome Turns 2 : A Brief Flashback

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7 Notable Changes in Chromium 7!

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Well we all know that, Google is already in development phase of Chrome / Chromium 7. As we wrote in our article, Google Chrome has adapted new release strategy to release new versions of Chrome in every six month. Which blindly tells that, by this year end we may see Chrome 7 and 8!

Before the stable release of Chrome 6, Google had started developing Chrome 7. And the good news is newly adapted webkit Flock web browser has released its latest version on Chromium 7. And now users are able to feel the latest and fastest Chromium version.

Tech Tip: Flock was previously running on Firefox codebase. Recently they shifted to new Chromium codebase. An another Chrome like browser icon wink 7 Notable Changes in Chromium 7!

Google has now officially confirmed that “there’s been a lot of work going on to overhaul Chromium’s graphics system” and that the browser will “begin to take advantage of the GPU to speed up its entire drawing model.”

Below are the top 7 notable changes we have got from Chromium 7,

The current version of Chromium project promises for improved speed. Accessing new tab and other options inside Chromium has been improved.

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Google has added vertically organizable tabs on the left side of the screen, which resembles the navigation structure of a website. It’s an interesting concept if you have a widescreen monitor that can accommodate side tabs, but it may be a rather useless feature on smartphones or even netbooks. We personally like Mozilla’s Tab Candy (Panorama) approach to organize tabs much better.

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Google has reduced the much appreciated feature in Chrome 6. Chrome 6 was having many shortcuts like history, downloads, help etc. But these shortcuts were found missing and users has to go back to use Ctrl + H for browsing through history of website opened and Ctrl + J for download history.

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It is the feature that Microsoft has been promoting for several months for its upcoming IE9 beta and a feature that is about to be activated in Firefox 4 Beta 5 early next month. Browser’s are beginning to take advantage of the multithreading capabilities of graphics processors to speed up their 2D and 3D performance. Google said that the functionality has been integrated in the “tip-of-tree Chromium” lately and the team “figured it was time for a primer”. Google says that it will be using the GPU to “speed up its entire drawing model, including many common 2D operations such as compositing and image scaling”.

Google said that it plans on offloading more and more work onto the GPU to “achieve impressive speedups”. Details are provided in a separate document on Google’s site.

Tech Tip: Many users found that GPU acceleration can already be manually activated in Chrome.

Google has added the shortcut to application tabs / extensions to access at the tip of the fingers. Below video explains everything about the apps tab.

Tech link: Download best Google Chrome add-ons / extensions.

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Chrome 7 or Chromium 7 has topped the list in HTML5 test. We found that Chrome 6 had got total of 232 points ( 222 + 10 bonus) out of 337. But the current version of chrome has hit 241 points ( 233 + 8 bonus). Before Chrome 7 we had thought that Firefox 4 beta 4 is inching closer with 212 points (203 + 9 bonus).

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The latest Nightly Builds of Chrome (Chromium) have also been equipped with a new “labs” feature that is apparently designed to deliver experimental features. It can be accessed via an about:labs command in the URL bar and shows, in this latest version (Chromium 7.0.509.0 Build 57783).

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But bad news is current version of Chromium is still having lots of problems and crashes now and then. Bug reporting has been improved with lesser fields to fill. Still Chrome / Chromium 7 has showed lot of changes in GPU acceleration and ready to take on Microsoft’s IE 9 and Mozilla’s Firefox 4.

What do you think about Chromium 7? Do you agree with us, Chrome 7 will be the fastest browser when compared to Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4? Share what you feel and let others know icon wink 7 Notable Changes in Chromium 7!

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50+ Google Chrome Extensions You Must Try!!!

The official Google Chrome extension gallery has lots of extensions and apps, so browse here for the 50 + most useful Google Chrome extensions that I have found.Don’t be confused how to decide or browse your likely extensions. I have segregated the 50+ chrome  extensions into several categories for easier browsing.

Communicate

Blog This! : This extension adds a Blog This! button to the toolbar that you can click to create a new Blogger post.

Word This : Create a post on your WordPress.com or Self Hosted WordPress Blog about the current page you’re viewing.

Email this page : This extension adds a button to the toolbar that you can click to email the link of the page you’re on, using either your default email service or Gmail.

Google Mail Checker : Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.

Google Voice : Make calls, send SMS, preview Inbox, and get notified of new messages. (US only)

Orkut Chrome Extension : Quickly jump to a friend’s page, share a page on orkut and receive new scrap/update notifications.

Send from Gmail : Makes Gmail your default email application and provides a button to compose a Gmail message to quickly share a link via email.

Facebook Chat : Allows you to quickly find online friends and chat with them in Facebook.

Facebook Notifications : Displays an alert whenever new notifications are available for your Facebook account in the toolbar.

Facebook Search : Facebook search allows you to search people on various social networks such as facebook, linkedin, myspace, orkut and many many more.

Facemoods : Facemoods is a free extension for Facebook Chat that gives you a huge collection of Emoticons, Winks,Text Effects and more! Get facemoods and start sending amazing facemoods content to all of your friends!

Video Downloader : Get download links from all popular video sites like Youtube, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Vimeo and more.

Chromed Bird Twitter : Follow your Twitter account easily in Google Chrome.

Twitter : An excellent Twitter extension for Google Chrome, which allows you to follow your friends and quickly update your account.

Twitter Share : Quickly share any website Link on Twitter with this extension.

Feedly for Chrome : An excellent Google Reader replacement, Feedly allows you to read your feeds in a much better way.

Bookmarking & Session Management :

Read It Later : Quickly add content to your Read It Later account in one click.

Delicious : Quickly Bookmark a webpage to your Delicious account.

Chrome Session Saver : Allows you to save all the open tabs as a session and open them up later.

Google Bookmarks : Adds a Google bookmarks button which displays the bookmarks from your Goolge Bookmarks account in a dropdown list.

Blogging and Developer Related :

Pagerank Checker : Adds a Icon in the toolbar using which you can check pagerank of the site you have opened.

IE Tab : This extension will allow you to use Internet explorer rendering to display pages in Google Chrome.

XML Tree : Adds XML rendering support to Google Chrome.

Proxy Switcher : Allows you to quickly switch between proxy servers in Google Chrome.

Chrome Window Resizer : Allows you to quickly resize the current window to match your browsing experience.

WhoIs Checker : Allows you to quickly check details about the current website you are viewing.

Auto Reload : Auto Reload webpages after certain time intervals.

Web Developer Mini : Shows you some useful options which will come in handy for web development.

Task, To-Do and Notes :

Google Tasks : Provides a quick way to access and manage your Google Task account in Google Chrome.

Stick Notes : This Extension will allow you to create Sticky Notes in Google Chrome.

Google Notepad : Allows you to quickly create notes in Google Notebook.

Things To Do : Replaces the new tab page in Chrome with a TO-DO list you can manage and edit.

Collaborate :

Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer : Automatically previews pdfs, powerpoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

Google Calendar Checker : Quickly see the time until your next meeting. Click the button to open your calendar.

Password Management :

Super Chrome Pass Extension : Allows you to create and manage passwords in Google Chrome.

Lastpass : Access your Lastpass account from Google Chrome and manage all your passwords.

Quick Password Generator : Created passwords you can remember for several websites by using a base password.

Page Tools :

Google Dictionary : View definitions easily as you browse the web.

Google Share Button : Use the Share extension to share webpages via your social networks, email and blogs.

Google Sidewiki : Contribute and read helpful information next to any webpage.

Google Translate : This extension translates entire webpages into a language of your choice with one click. By the Google Translate team.

Secbrowsing Plug-in Version Checker : Periodically checks that all your plugins are up-to-date.

Speed Tracer : Get insight into the performance of your web applications.

Google Quick Scroll : Quick Scroll lets you jump directly to the relevant bits of a Google search result.

Google Reader Notifier : Displays the number of unread items in your Google Reader account. Clicking can show a preview popup or open your Reader account.

Google Buzz Button : Click to post the page you’re on to Google Buzz. You can also quickly see the “Buzz Count” for each page you visit! (enable in Options menu)

Google Similar Pages beta : Discover webpages similar to the page you’re currently browsing.

Knol Buddy : Knol Buddy helps you discover interesting knols while you browse the web.

News Reader : Displays the 5 most recent Top Stories from Google News (U.S. edition) in a popup.

RSS Subscription Extension : Adds one-click subscription to your toolbar.

Select to get Maps : Select addresses on any webpage to get useful maps links.

Misc :

AdBlock+ : Allows you to block ads in Google Chrome.

Inline Google Search : Allows you to search Google in an inline window.

Click & Clean : Provides a toolbar icon for one-click deletion of your browsing history, download history, cookies and other browsing data.

Google Checkout Promo Notifier : Allows users to be notified when visiting a store running a Google Checkout promotion. The promotion details will also be displayed.

Favorite Doodle : Replaces Google’s logo with your favorite doodle.

Slideshow : Turn your favorite photo sites, such as Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, and Google Images into a slideshow.

OOPS!! Chrome has lot of extensions. Browse more on http://www.chromeextensions.org/ and https://chrome.google.com/extensions.

So friends, which extension you liked the most? icon smile 50+ Google Chrome Extensions You Must Try!!!