The 10 most useful Google Chrome extensions for work and play



Google Chrome extensions are a great way to add functionality to your browser. As a beta project, extensions come with a few caveats from Google. For the moment, Google is only supporting extensions in its latest beta version of Chrome, so if you prefer the official, stable browser, you'll have to forgo add-on tools for now.

Interestingly, the version of Chrome that supports extensions, dubbed "the Beta Channel" version, is only available on XP and Vista and the Mac version of Chrome, but not Windows 7.

In the meantime, Julie Bort has scoured the extension library to come up with the ones that she thinks will boost your productivity at work. But she couldn't stop there. She added a few that are just plain fun, too. Here is our list of our 10 favourite Google Chrome addons.