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Five helpful Google Chrome extensions

Sexy Undo Close Tab

The name might make you chuckle, but what this little extension can do will make you sigh with relief. How many times have you accidentally closed a tab, only to find yourself having to dig around for that page you just lost? With Sexy, you can get that tab back with the click of a button.

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6 comments
mcijeffb
mcijeffb

When I try to install Quick Note, I get a notice that Quick Note can access ANY of my data. Since I use web mail (gmail) can access all my mail, as well as my passwords (from chrome) as well as my browsing data, cookies, etc. Wouldn't it be easier to send them an email with my SSN, mothers maiden name, VISA number, and bank account numbers. That way I can insure they don't transcribe anything?

navneet.ts
navneet.ts

Does Ctrl+Shift+T do the same. Repeatedly using the combination opens up the closed tabs in the reverse order of their closing. Best of all this works with IE and FF as well.

ProfQuill
ProfQuill

I'm generally not into a lot of extensions, but in addition to those mentioned, I'll add Google Voice, and IE Tab.

bjorn
bjorn

AdBlock blocks those annoying ads and popups/popunders. Works great and is custom configurable. Cant live without it anymore... give it a try!

gparadelog
gparadelog

Undo close is just a right click over any tab --> Reopen Closed Tab. We don't need an extension for that. Chrome also has, standard, a Recently Closed list, under the History menu.

zradisic
zradisic

Then again, Opera always had that as a simple undo.