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Do I have to be an owner of the website in order to create a Google Chrome app for it?

I want to create some apps to add to Google Chrome (so they appear as an app in the "new tab" page) that are nothing but a link to websites like Facebook, Stack Overflow, etc. Can I publish it to the ...
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Changing the default RSS reader of Google Chrome [closed]

Where can I properly change the default RSS reader setting of Google Chrome? I didn't find it in the settings. When I click "subscribe", it subscribes me to Winamp. I really wonder how that happened! ...
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What kind of data does TrelloScrum keep?

TrelloScrum is a Chrome extension for doing Scrum in Trello. It 'has access to all your Trello data'. Does it transmit anything to a server? If so, what information does this server retain?
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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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How can I have Google account bar tabs open in the same window?

I'm taking about the account bar that's at the header of the page, not the Google browser toolbar or the tabs in Chrome itself. Is there a way to configure the Google account bar to open items in the ...
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What information is being accessed by a third party that supports “log in with Google”?

There are some applications that you can add to Google Chrome. However, some of them require you to log in to a Google account. During that process you get a message along the lines of "xxx is asking ...
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Can not set Google Translate on Google Chrome [closed]

In Firefox i was able to double-click and translate a word by using an add-on. But firefox tried something and can get only English explanation of english words. I want to see the double-clicked ...
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Evernote sidebar in gmail

Is there some way to have access to evernote in gmail in google chrome? Something similar to Xobni would be great, as it adds a permanent sidebar on the right, but their evernote support is only ...
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Difference between bookmarking and installing an web app in Chrome?

What is the difference between bookmarking an web page (or web app) and installing an web app in Chrome? Is there any performance improvement for installed web apps? Or any other benefit?
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...
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Tabbing out of the “to:” field in Gmail

I noticed recently that I can't seem to hit Tab to move on to the Subject field in Gmail. Pressing Tab simply inserts a tab, which is rather useless in the To field. Is that new or have I just not ...
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Advantage of Google Mail App

What is the point of the google mail app by Google on the Web App Store? by default it opens in a normal tab, has the address bar etc visible and is basically just a big bookmark on the new tab page. ...
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Why does Gmail keep popping up a div labeled 'Original Text'?

In Chrome, every time I click on something like Select: All, I get a popup div from Gmail that says Original Text: XXX where XXX is the list of options to the right of select. What is this? How ...
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GMail stuck in redirection loop in Chrome

I can't access GMail through Chrome as it displays an error message saying that too many redirections were triggered. This probably has something to do with the system time as I have to reset it on ...
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Task alerts ala Outlook with Google Calendar/Chrome?

The only feature i miss from outlook after we made the switch to Google Apps at work is the alarm popup that rised when you programmed it. Outlook had lots of options when programming the alarm or ...
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A clear understanding about Mozilla Firefox web applications

I have seen lately a concept of installing open web applications in Firefox and Google Chrome just like extensions here . While the site says it as a installable websites. It looks very similar to ...
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Google Chrome Screen Reader App or Extension for Chrome OS [closed]

I am looking for a screen reader app or extension for the Google Chrome browser. This is specifically for Chrome OS so Java applets aren't an option, although Flash should be fine. Any suggestions? ...
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How do I open links to a specific website in a non-default browser on a Mac? [closed]

My default browser is the latest Chrome on the latest OS X. I want to open links to pivotaltracker.com (from Skype, email, wherever) in a Fluid browser that is dedicated to Pivotal Tracker. Googling ...
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Google bookmarks, delicious, and chrome sync

I'm not certain if I should ask this here or on SuperUser. Since Chrome OS is (mostly) all in the cloud, here goes... I heard this morning that Yahoo is shutting down delicious. (Edit: This may not ...
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Default attachment in Gmail Compose mail?

I am using one Gmail account for just applying for jobs, is there a way I can attach my resume by default whenever I compose email? I use canned response for cover letter, but I want something like ...
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Does Google Chrome experience more broken links than other browsers?

Is it just me or does Google Chrome fail to link more often than other browsers? I was previously using Firefox and constantly reloading the page wasn't an issue.
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Adding BBC Programme RDF feeds to Google Reader [closed]

I would like to add feeds to my Google Reader notifying me of new programs from certain BBC series. Chromium gives me a feed to add, but Google Reader does not accept it, giving me the errors ...
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How can I speed up LinkedIn on the client end?

Does anyone know if it's possible to speed up a site, such as LinkedIn, on the client end? The site is incredibly slow in Chrome, and not much better in Firefox. I've noticed that LinkedIn loads ...
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Using Chrome, how can I remove text advertisments from Gmail

I use AdBlocker as an extension for Google Chrome. It does a very good job on removing commercials, but doesn't remove the text advertisements in Gmail. Is there some way to also remove the text ads ...