The 10 best Chrome extensions for work and play

Some of these extensions for Google's browser will boost productivity and some are just plain fun.

By Julie Bort, Network World |  Software, Chrome, chrome extensions

ShowIP

This extension is as simple as the name makes it out to be. Show IP lets you check the IP address provided to you by your ISP. If you like this one, you might also enjoy some of the other geek-specific extensions. Firebug Lite extension is a tool for Web developers that allows you to edit, debug and monitor CSS, HTML and JavaScript live in any Web page. YouTube HTML5-ifier is a script that replaces the standard Flash-based YouTube video player with HTML5's new video tag which natively supports video.

See also:
Migrating favorites in IE, Firefox, and Chrome
Chrome tips and tricks for better browsing

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