Turn any web article into a podcast with Sent as Podcast for Chrome – gHacks Tech News

Sometimes, listening to something is more comfortable than having to read, or maybe the only option. Say, you want to go to the Gym, buy some groceries, or take the train back home, but still want to read a couple of interesting articles that you had saved as tabs in your browser for a long time.

The Google Chrome extension Sent As Podcast offers a solution, as you may use it to listen to any web article using a computer generated voice.. The extension works with any podcast application but also as a standalone version that sits in Chrome.

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Time to remove Nano Adblocker and Defender from your browsers (except Firefox)

You may wanna check your Chrome extensions for this one…

When Nano Defender was launched in 2019, it quickly became a go-to extension to bypass anti-adblocking mechanisms on Internet sites. It used code from uBlock Origin, one of the most prominent content blocking extensions, and users started to install the new extension in Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers.

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Firefox Cross-Extension vulnerability discovered

I don’t use many extension for FF and it’s variant but this is something to be mindful of when installing one that don’t come from Mozilla directly…

Nine of the ten most popular Firefox add-ons, based on users, are vulnerable to extension reuse vulnerabilities that allow malicious extensions to leverage these vulnerabilities.

Add-ons are one of the hallmarks of the Firefox web browser. The most popular Firefox add-ons are used by millions of users, and since the extension system in place does not limit add-on developers as much as on other platforms, some add miraculous things to the browser that are not possible elsewhere.
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Context for Chrome: create Extension Groups

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If you use a lot of Chrome extensions, this could come in handy

Context Google Store Link

Context is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that enables you to create extension groups that you can switch between easily.

If you run a certain number of extensions in Chrome, chance is quite high that you don’t make use of them all the time.

Maybe you are running extensions that modify individual sites or services, or use them only for work, entertainment or online shopping.

Chrome itself does not offer options to switch sets of extensions on or off easily in its interface, and while you can disable extensions individually, it is not really practicable to do that for that purpose.
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