After the decades of dominance of Microsoft Internet Explorer in the web browsing precinct, the fast developing technologically modern era came up with several fast and easy web browsers for web user convenience. Among them, Google came out with something that swept all others aside. Named chrome, the web browser took web browsing to a different level altogether through its quick and convenient in-built tools and features.
Here We List Out 11 Of The Most Quirky Hidden Google Chrome Features That Might Not Know Of Before:
The Dinosaur Game
It is a great and interesting initiative by Google to convert the frustrating space bar banging by internet users on WiFi snapping into a fantastic pastime game. When the internet is not working, the Google chrome browser shows a game of a cute little dinosaur running whom you have to guide over the cactus tree obstacles in its path by hitting the space bar to score points.
Tilting or Rolling the Webpages in Chrome Browser
Just writing ’tilt’ or ‘do a barrel roll’ in the search bar tilts or rolls the webpage respectively. It’s a great way to entertain yourself when you get bored surfing, isn’t it?!
Translation of an Entire Webpage into “Emoji”s
“Emoji”s are basically ideograms that were used by Google to play a prank of converting entire page contents into emojis on the April Fool’s day. They did pull it off brilliantly. It became so famous that Google were compelled to develop an app or chrome extension for it.
Up to 100 Tabs Can Be Opened At Once On Google Chrome
If you are one of those multi-taskers who work on several tasks at once, the Google chrome browser is definitely one of those things that are designed for you. It has the ability to open 100 tabs at once to enable you to do those bulk online works easily and conveniently. Chrome then shows a smiley face at the top instead of number to tag the tabs.
“Paste and Search” Option
When you are looking to search for the meaning of a particular term or are looking to search for a particular url, you often have to type it by going in the Google search engine first or by pressing the enter button after pasting the link on the address bar. Google chrome has integrated an amazing search tool that saves your valuable time by enabling you to search for the desired topic directly through the right click flash menu integrated “Paste and search” option.
Chrome Search Bar Acts As Calculator
If you are looking for a quick calculation and you don’t have a calculator near you, you don’t need to bother. Simply type the factors that you want to calculate in the Google chrome search bar and you will get the results in an instant in the search bar itself.
Chrome Search Bar Acts As Unit Converter
If you are confused among the unit conversion values for a particular dimension like height, length or weight etc. then you can directly type the same in the Google chrome search bar which will give the answer immediately on the search bar itself without creating any additional dialog, search result or tab.
In-built Notepad in Google Chrome
Google chrome has an in-built notepad that can be enabled just by typing “data:text/html, <html contenteditable>“ in the search bar. This is an amazing utility tool if you are looking to take some quick note down while working on the net.
In-built Password Protection for Google Chrome
You can protect your chrome browser from anonymous use by protecting it through its built-in password protector feature. Just type “chrome://flags/#enable-password-generation” in the new tab to “Enable New Profile management”.
Now click on “Enable” link and then on “Relaunch Now” button to protect your password from ill-usages.
In-built Media Player in Chrome Browser
If you don’t have a media player to play a particular video or audio file or if you are facing any compatibility issue to play a media file, you can simply drag the mp3 or movie files on the browser to play thanks to the in-built media player feature of Google chrome.
Google Chrome Browser Has Its Own Task Manager
Google chrome browser has its very own task manager that gives the details regarding the tabs that are currently open. It also gives all the tits bits regarding the memory and CPU usage, network activity details etc. All you need to do for this is right click on the new tabs button to select “task manager”.
So, what are you waiting for?! Just go ahead and try all of the features mentioned above. It is assuredyou will have a great time figuring the features out.