Google Chrome is an open source web browser developed by Google using rendering engine Web-Kit. Google Chrome is designed with a simple display for efficiency and ease of use. Although modest in terms of appearance, but Google Chrome is designed to run as fast as possible, quick start from the desktop, Web pages load in an instant, and running complex web applications rapidly.A beta version for Microsoft Windows was launched on 2 September 2008 in 43 languages.
Here are some tips you can try to further maximize the use of Google Chrome.
1. Google Chrome shortcuts
Like other browsers, you can also use a shortcut (shortcut) on your keyboard to save time. Use [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [B] to always display the bookmarks bar, [Shift] + [Esc] to open the Chrome’s Task Manager and [Ctrl] + [A] to open the Downloads window, F11 for Full Screen. Move cursor without moving your mouse using the [Ctrl] + [L] to move into the address bar and [Ctrl] + [K] to move the cursor to the search box.
There is also a shortcut to speed up your surfing, among them: [Ctrl] + [T] to open a new tab, [Ctrl] + [N] will open a new window, [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [T] bookmark management, [Ctrl] + [Tab] back to the previously open tabs, [Ctrl] + [W] to close the current tab.
2. Customized home tab
Like Opera, Chrome also has a feature that will display the tab from the sites you visit most often when you open a new tab. You can create custom tabs for your own.
3. Get Chrome extensions
Like Firefox, Chrome also supports the use of plug-ins, though not as much as plugin / add on for Firefox. How to know which plugins are installed, type about: plugins in the address bar. Or you can download Chrome Extensions (sort of add on) such as: AdBlock, Proxy Switchy!, Google Mail Checker, Google Dictionary, Google Reader Notifier, Google Translate, FastestChrome and others here. If you want to build your own extension, you can visit here.
4. Create shortcuts
You can use Chrome to make shortcuts on your desktop to your favorite web applications like Google Mail, Flickr, Twitter and so forth. Visit the site that you want to be made shortcuts, click spanner image on your upper right, click tools tab and select “Create application shortcuts’, you will have the option to save a shortcut to the desktop, Pin to Task bar or the Start menu.
5. Searching faster
Google with one of its products “Google Chrome” aims to make searching as easy as possible. You can search web pages / content that is cool by just typing a term / keyword into the search box, or you can search specific sites by entering the domain and then press [Tab]. You can also use certain keywords to conduct searches using specific search engine, how to right click in the address bar and select ‘Edit Search Engines (Edit Search Engines)’ to add or remove search engines and assign keywords to them.