Help students quiet Chrome with AutoMute

We’ve been there, the class is studiously working on their Chromebooks, researching ancient Rome when, BAM, a student navigates to a site with an annoyingly loud auto-playing video or ad. For those situations, AutoMute can help. Once installed, AutoMute will mute all of the tabs in the browser. The user can then mute or unmute the current tab, giving […]

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Stop auto-playing videos in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

Auto-playing videos have become the “punch the monkey” of today, read on to learn how to stop auto-playing videos in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari! We’ve all been there, browsing news.google.com and clicking on a news article when WHAM, a video starts playing. Not only is it annoying, you usually have your volume turned up, annoying everyone. […]

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Manage your Google Chrome tabs with Toby

Continuing on the “tabs in Chrome” theme comes Toby. Toby is another way to organize, save, and sync your tabs in Google Chrome. As I played with it, I felt like I was working with my Chrome books, but Toby works better than that. By replacing the new tab window, Toby shows you your open and […]

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