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How to See the Real Prices for an Airbnb Listing

Airbnb, your UI sucks. I’m not talking about the pictures and presentation of the pretty homes and apartments I can rent for upcoming vacations; I’m talking about the prices. When I’m looking at listings, I want to see actual daily prices—with fees and everything included in the daily average, since I’m using Airbnb…Read more… Continue […]

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Visit New Places Every Day in Your Browser with This Google Earth Extension

Not every Chrome or Firefox extension you use has to be one-hundred-percent dedicated to productivity or utility. Sometimes, it’s just nice to look at something pretty. And in the case of Earth View from Google Earth (Chrome, Firefox), I don’t really care if it eats up my browser’s memory or otherwise impacts its…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Open Chrome Links With Your Keyboard

We wrote about Vimium, the Chrome extension that adds customizable keyboard shortcuts, back in 2010 and 2012. But I think we buried the lede: If you install Vimium, you can open links without using your mouse, and without hitting the tab key over and over. If you browse the web a lot, you probably use […]

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This New Mobile Browser Helps You Search Faster 

iOS/Android: I hate mobile browsing. When I open Safari, I’m usually trying to google something quickly, then go back to my other apps. Lately I’ve been trying the mobile browser Cake, publicly released for iOS and Android today, and it’s made searching much faster.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Phone

Perhaps you’ve been using the same browser since you first unboxed your phone, or perhaps you switch between them on a weekly basis: There are just as many choices for browsers on mobile as there are on desktop and each runs a little differently. Below we’ve run through every major browser available—from stalwarts…Read more… Continue […]

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Declutter Your Chrome Browser Tabs or This Tamagotchi Clone Will Die

Google cleverly designed Chrome to prevent inevitable website crashes from bringing down the entire browser. But that stability comes at the cost of tremendous RAM usage when you’ve got countless tabs open. There are tools you can use to help curb Chrome’s memory appetite, but turning tab maintenance into a game…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Map Anything From the Chrome Address Bar

Looking up directions on Google Maps is a little clunky on the desktop. You have to select your starting location, your destination, and your method of transport. But if you’re on Chrome, you can build three shortcuts to get directions right from the address bar, without a single click.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Map Anything From the Chrome Address Bar

Looking up directions on Google Maps is a little clunky on the desktop. You have to select your starting location, your destination, and your method of transport. But if you’re on Chrome, you can build three shortcuts to get directions right from the address bar, without a single click.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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