Five handy online extensions for your web browser
Now that we spend so much of our day to day lives on the internet, it’s all the more important to make sure that we are making the most of the technology available. Here are some of the best browser add-ons that could save you time, money and stress so that you can stay safe and savvy online.
If you spend a lot of time writing and editing on websites such as WordPress and Google Docs, Grammarly could save you a whole world of hassle. The extension will highlight all spelling and grammar mistakes and you can simply accept or decline any changes as you go along, meaning you won’t get caught out by those pesky little double spaces that are hard to see with the naked eye.
McAfee Web Advisor
Whatever you’re doing on the web, be it reading the news, watching films or playing games directly on websites, it’s very important to know that the sites you are visiting are trusted. There are plenty of add-on’s which will make sure you’re not heading into the dark depths of the internet, one of the prominent contenders being McAfee Web Advisor, a free accompaniment to the popular antivirus software.
Do you have trouble thinking of secure passwords for every online account? Are you afraid your passwords are too easy to hack? Either way, LastPass is the answer to your problems. This free software will create a complex password for each site, storing it in an encrypted vault, and will then autofill the details on web forms for fast and easy logins. To access your details, you only need to remember one master password. Simple!
It’s easy to get scammed on the internet, and that’s why having a programme dedicated to finding you the best deals could be a wise idea. Avast Safeprice will alert you whenever it finds a voucher that could save you money, meaning you don’t have to go searching for special promotions and coupon codes. It will also carry out price comparisons with other sites, doing the hard work for you.
Evernote Web Clipper
We’ve all been victim to that awful moment when we find the perfect webpage and then, after closing the browser, can never find it again. With Evernote Web Clipper, it couldn’t be simpler to save articles – as an entire piece, a screenshot, a bookmark or a simplified version without images or formatting. If you’re researching for a particular project, you can choose which notebook to clip it to and store everything logically for easy access.
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