Whether we do it to stay informed or because we are bored, browsing the Internet takes up enough time to affect our productivity. And it’s not only time consuming; with the overabundance of information always at our disposal, we may often find ourselves facing tens of open tabs, not remembering why we opened them or what we were looking for in the first place.
If this is part of your daily routine, then any tool that could help you organize your browsing should be welcome. This is why you should take a look at an extension for Google Chrome called DashOne.
Add useful widgets to your new tab
Once you add DashOne to your browser, every time you open a new tab you’ll be greeted by blocks of various sizes that contain widgets. These can contain useful information like the weather forecast, the time in different cities or stock values; they can be links to social media platforms or news from the sources of your choice.
There’s a widget that allows you to take notes and one that displays quotes from Game of Thrones; there’s a widget that shows a random GIF and another one that lets you play a crude brick breaker game. The point is that there are a lot categories to choose from and you can have them all (or just 10, if you’re going to stick to the free version) in your new tab.
While most of the widgets have fixed sizes, you can rearrange the blocks as you please, until they look like a satisfying puzzle of tools and information. You can also switch to dark mode if it’s more pleasing to your eyes.
After you’re done customizing it, use DashOne to get information quicker. While more widgets become available in time, you will truly be able to increase your productivity with this extension.
Add useful widgets to your new tab
Reorganize the blocks as you want them
Switch between light and dark mode easily
The current list of available widgets includes:
Random GIF widget
Brick Breaker widget
Go to any page, even the main search page and drag and drop your favorite sites into DashOne.
TinyURL can make your life a lot easier if you type a link and don’t know what it is or what to do with it.
It’s a tool that turns a URL or page address into a “shortlink”, which is just a short url that goes to the same page as the original url.
For example, if you type in the following address in the address bar:
It changes it to the following:
The tool is very easy to use. Simply copy and paste the URL, hit TinyURL, and you’ll be taken to the page.
If you want to do it manually, use the short link tool that comes with the address bar.
The benefit of using TinyURL to visit the page, is that you can search for any url and copy the short link. Then, you can save that url and use it in any program (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) and get the full webpage. This makes things much easier.
TinyURL is a handy tool that you should try!
Shorter, shorter, shorter…
You can save your page address on the toolbar as follows:
(Chrome users, you can drag and drop the address from the address bar to your toolbar.)
You can also change your homepage address and other options by using the following toolbar buttons:
Top Button: Save this as your homepage.
First Button: Go to your search engine of choice.
The third button is the most important button. It takes you to the website you entered, like this:
Finally, if you want to see the short URL, go to your address bar and type the following:
۲ (or however many times you want to get a short link for the page)
Copy the link.
After that, go to the bottom of the
DashOne is a Google Chrome extension for organizing the information you see on the web. New tabs are provided with customizable blocks that can contain useful widgets like the weather forecast, stock values, quotes, stock widgets and more.
DashOne has been made by an extension-developer who chose to keep it simple by not introducing widgets in order to save time and effort, but even with this it still offers a wide range of widgets that can be used to make the most of the available time.
DashOne is currently free, but offers a limited number of widgets for free. It is possible to subscribe to one of the premium packages, which offers an unlimited number of widgets for a cheaper price, but you have to choose one of the free-version or the premium-version of the extension.
The design of the application is simple enough and can be easily used by even beginners, but you can also download the web-based application for a simpler experience. A vast number of widgets can be loaded and used in DashOne, so you are likely to find a tool for everything you want.
The application also has a desktop version, so that people who don’t use the extension in their browser can get the widgets in their browser, but they also need to install the application. This means they can start using DashOne without having to wait for a web-based service to open, although it has a minimalistic design.
Most of the people prefer DashOne over other applications, and this is because of the many customizable widgets that can be added. This also makes the application good for people who don’t want to waste their time trying to locate the information they are looking for.
DashOne is easily one of the most valuable extensions out there. It is currently one of the best widgets available and its popularity and its availability are increasing every day. While the simple appearance may not be everyone’s cup of tea, the application still offers a wide range of widgets and these will help you to save time.
DashOne is an essential tool for people who want to browse the Internet efficiently and quickly, with a great number of customizable widgets to choose from.
DashOne is an easy-to-use application that can make your browsing experience much more efficient.
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DashOne is a Chrome extension for managing your browsing. It features numerous widgets that give you instant information on different aspects of your life. The customizability and ease of use of this extension make it a must-have extension for any Chrome user.
Go ahead and visit the extension’s website and have a look at the widgets. You will find the free and paid versions of this extension.
A final word
If you’re looking for a quick and efficient way to see information or browse the Internet, go ahead and give DashOne a try.
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