Chrome: Bookolio customizes the new tab page to make it more useful. The extension gives you instant access to all your bookmarks and sites you visit the most, as well as quick switching between all types of search engines. More »
We love some of the new apps in the Chrome web store, but a few are without obvious URLs and are seemingly only available from Chrome's new tab page. To get an app's special URL, though, just add it as a bookmark. More »
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Chrome only: Google Chrome extension Speed Dial updates, adding custom site logos for your speed dials and plenty of other customization settings to make your browser start page loo
Chrome only: Google Chrome extension Incredible StartPage changes the start page to a three-panel view of your your favorite bookmarks, closed tabs, customizable color schemes, and a place to quickly add notes and send them to Gmail.
Once you've installed the extension, just open up a new tab page to see the changes—you can customize the color scheme or flip through different pictures on Flickr by category. You can also browse through your bookmarks in the middle pane, and drag the most important ones to the box on the right-hand side for easier access. The extension could benefit from a few more customization options, but overall it's an interesting way to spice up your new tab page.