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12 Jun 12 How to browse Instagram on your desktop with Chrome


Instagram, the popular mobile social network for sharing photos, can be fun and addictive. However, unlike Facebook or Twitter, Instagram doesn’t have an official desktop presence to go along with its mobile app. If you’re already on your computer, picking up your
Android or iOS device just to check your Instagram feed is less than ideal.

Nicole Cozma recently went over using Extagram, a Web site that allows you to browse Instagram on the Web. Another desktop solution is a Chrome extension that allows you to check your feed directly from the Chrome browser. Here’s how to set up and use Instagram for Chrome:

Set up Instagram for Chrome
After installing Instagram for Chrome, left-click on the button that appears in the Chrome toolbar. Next, let Instagram for Chrome access your Instagram account. You’ll need to be logged in to your Instagram account on the Web to allow authorization.

Authorize Instagram for Chrome(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Use Instagram for Chrome
To use Instagram for Chrome, left-click on the button from the toolbar. You can scroll through your feed, like photos, and leave comments, just like on the Instagram mobile app. You can also click on the three dots in the upper left-hand corner for more browsing options.

Using Instagram for Chrome(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Delete Instagram for Chrome and revoke access
If you decide you don’t like the extension, delete it from Chrome and revoke its access to your account. To revoke access, go to the Manage Applications section from your Instagram account on the Web. Find Instagram for Chrome, then click on the Revoke Access button.

Revoke access(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

That’s it. Now you can quickly check your Instagram feed from your desktop, then get back to work or browsing.

(Via Addictive Tips)

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12 Jun 12 How to browse Instagram on your desktop with Chrome


Instagram, the popular mobile social network for sharing photos, can be fun and addictive. However, unlike Facebook or Twitter, Instagram doesn’t have an official desktop presence to go along with its mobile app. If you’re already on your computer, picking up your
Android or iOS device just to check your Instagram feed is less than ideal.

Nicole Cozma recently went over using Extagram, a Web site that allows you to browse Instagram on the Web. Another desktop solution is a Chrome extension that allows you to check your feed directly from the Chrome browser. Here’s how to set up and use Instagram for Chrome:

Set up Instagram for Chrome
After installing Instagram for Chrome, left-click on the button that appears in the Chrome toolbar. Next, let Instagram for Chrome access your Instagram account. You’ll need to be logged in to your Instagram account on the Web to allow authorization.

Authorize Instagram for Chrome(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Use Instagram for Chrome
To use Instagram for Chrome, left-click on the button from the toolbar. You can scroll through your feed, like photos, and leave comments, just like on the Instagram mobile app. You can also click on the three dots in the upper left-hand corner for more browsing options.

Using Instagram for Chrome(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Delete Instagram for Chrome and revoke access
If you decide you don’t like the extension, delete it from Chrome and revoke its access to your account. To revoke access, go to the Manage Applications section from your Instagram account on the Web. Find Instagram for Chrome, then click on the Revoke Access button.

Revoke access(Credit:
Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

That’s it. Now you can quickly check your Instagram feed from your desktop, then get back to work or browsing.

(Via Addictive Tips)

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01 May 12 Switch any Chrome tab to incognito mode with one click


There are all sorts of reasons for private browsing, and the tools to enable it are getting more and more sophisticated. Unfortunately, it can still be hard to remember to switch modes, but a Chrome extension called Incognito This makes it much simpler. Here’s how it works: 

  • Install Incognito This here. 
  • Whenever you’re using a tab you’d rather use privately, just click the gray private eye icon in the top right. Your current tab will close and reopen in a new incognito window. 
  • Right-click the Incognito This icon to change options. There are some neat tools, like clearing page or tab history when switching, auto-closing of incognito tabs after inactivity, and auto-switching tabs with certain keywords. 
    Options for Incognito This!

    Options for Incognito This.

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    Rob Lightner/CNET)

If you’re interested in more incognito mode options, check out this great piece by Nicole Cozma on “How to make Chrome go Incognito for specific sites.”

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18 Jan 12 How to sync your Chrome bookmarks with Android


I still have bookmarks from the 20th century on my primary computer, and the odds are you’ve got quite a few more saved links on your desktop or laptop than on your phone. If you want to access them remotely, you can now sync bookmarks between the Chrome browser and your
Android devices using a great app called ChromeMarks Lite. Here’s how to use it: 

  1. Before you do anything else, you need to set up bookmark syncing in Chrome. It’s easy–Nicole Cozma shows you how right here. 
  2. Install the ChromeMarks Lite app from the Android Market
  3. Swipe through the tutorial, if you like, or close it at the bottom of the screen.
    You should see a largely blank screen. 
  4. Press “sync” to begin. The first time you sync, you will need to give the app permission to access your bookmarks and then press “sync” again.
    It may take a while, depending on how many bookmarks you’re hoarding. 
    Step 4: Sync bookmarks.

    Step 4: Sync bookmarks.

    (Credit:
    Screenshot by Rob Lightner)

  5. You should soon see a list of folders that is easy to navigate. Just click through and launch any page by clicking on its bookmark. 
    Step 5: Use bookmarks.

    Step 5: Use bookmarks.

    (Credit:
    Screenshot by Rob Lightner)

That’s it! You do need to manually sync with the free version of ChromeMarks, but that’s not such a hardship for most of us. There is also no way to import your marks to an Android browser yet, but the app is simple to use, so this also doesn’t seem like a major problem. 

Thanks to MakeUseOf for the link!

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