This new Chrome extension from Google makes browsing through your bookmarks a breeze

not a fan of googles new card based bookmarks good news theyre gone chrome
Google has quietly launched its brand new Bookmark Manager extension for Chrome. Formerly known as Google Stars, the new bookmark management system replaces Chrome’s default bookmark organization structure when you install the extension. However, doing so grants you access to a bunch of new features that you aren’t going to find in Chrome by default just yet.

The actual process for creating bookmarks hasn’t changed. You can still click the little star icon in Chrome’s Omnibox when you’re on a page that you want to remember. Now, however, you can use a brand-new search feature to comb through your bookmarks for that elusive site that you know you’ve saved, but can’t seem to remember where it is.

The new Bookmark Manager extension will also allow you to sort your bookmarks into folders, which is an especially handy feature for those who are just used to saving everything (and we mean everything) into a single folder in their bookmarks menu.

The Bookmark Manager also comes with a brand new interface for perusing your bookmark collection, which is a lot prettier (and more graphical) than its previous File Explorer-like look. Instead of folders and icons, you now get giant cards which represent each site you’ve saved. These thumbnails (usually) contain an image of said site, as well as its name, a link, and a description.

As TechCrunch notes, there’s no way to organize your bookmarks into a neat, ordered list. Nor can you just click and drag these “cards” around. Here’s hoping that this functionality is added in a future update to the extension, as it can make browsing through one’s bookmarks a bit easier.

That said, the new extension also allows you to more easily share bookmarks with friends. Not individual bookmarks, mind you, since you can just copy the URL into an email or instant message. The extension grants you the ability to share your bookmark folders by making them “public”—a useful trick if you need to grant all of your friends access to the same body of research, or all of your favorite cute animal sites.

Computing

The number pad on HP’s Chromebook 15 makes spreadsheet work a breeze

HP's Chromebook 15 comes with a 15.6-inch display, a metal keyboard deck with full-size keys, and a dedicated number pad, making it the second Chromebook model, following Acer's Chromebook 715, to be suited for spreadsheet work.
Gaming

Learn to uninstall a Steam game and clear some space on your PC

Looking to learn how to uninstall Steam games? You've come to the right place. In this guide, we walk you through the process step by step, whether you want Steam to do it for you or handle the process manually.
Gaming

10 Nintendo Switch tips and tricks to get the most out of your hybrid console

Have a new Nintendo Switch? Awesome! It's a great console from the moment you turn it on, but owners can make it even better by using a few simple tips and tricks. Here's what every Switch owner should know.
Gaming

How to share your best gaming moments with friends on the PS4

Check out Digital Trends' quick guide to everything you need to know to save your outstanding PlayStation 4 gameplay moments, share them online, and transfer them to your computer.
Movies & TV

Did I really watch that? Here's how to delete your Netflix viewing history

Everybody has some skeletons in their streaming closet, but you don't have to live with them if you don't want to. Learning how to delete your Netflix viewing history is easy, and we're here to help.
Computing

Worried about your online privacy? We tested the best VPN services

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network — aka a VPN — is a decent solution. Check out a few of the best VPN services on the market.
Computing

AMD’s 2020 Ryzen CPUs could have a big boost in power efficiency

The sequel to AMD's Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 CPUs is slated for a 2020 release and when it arrives, could leverage the new Zen 3 architecture to deliver impressive gains to performance and power efficiency.
Computing

Gaming on a laptop has never been better. These are your best options

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. For those of us who prefer a more mobile experience, here are the best gaming laptops on the market, ranging from budget machines to maxed-out, wallet-emptying PCs.
Computing

Here's how you can download the best free music players for your Mac

Tired of your Mac's default music player? Take a look at our picks for the best free music players available for your Apple rig. Whether you're a casual listener or an audiophile, you're sure to find something that fits your needs here.
Computing

Want to make calls across the internet for less? Try these great VOIP services

Voice over IP services are getting more and more popular, but there are still a few that stand above the pack. In this guide, we'll give you a few options for the best VOIP services for home and business users.
Gaming

Transform into the ultimate leader with our tips and tricks for Civilization 6

Civilization VI offers both series veterans and total newcomers a lot to chew on from the get-go. Here are some essential starting tips to help you master the game's many intricacies.
Computing

The iPhone’s Screen Time and Siri Shortcuts could land on Macs this year

For its desktop computers, it appears that Apple may continue to draw from the iPhone for inspiration. iOS 12 features, like Screen Time and Siri Shortcuts, are believed to be making their way to MacOS this year at WWDC in June.
Computing

Dell slashes prices of XPS 13 and Alienware 17 laptops in latest promo

Dell's latest promotion will score you big savings on the XPS 13 or the Alienware 17. The stylish XPS 13's discount is for $430, and only the rose gold model is on sale, while gamers who choose the Alienware 17 will save $860.
Computing

Lenovo’s Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop

Lenovo is offering one of its 2-in-1 laptops at a $650 discount. This Lenovo Yoga C930 laptop comes with a 2TB solid-state drive, a digital pen, a fingerprint reader, and a Dolby Atmos sound bar.