Chrome offers an all-in-wonder search box that lets you search for the URL, a bookmark, smart results, and popular searches based on the term or terms you entered. For our example, I chose to use “California”. When entering that term, I was able to get an option to search Google for California, go to the State of California website, and even search for the California Lottery and the California DMV, popular searches on Google that have the term “California” in them.
When opening a new tab in Chrome, as long as the tab is blank when you open it [by pressing CTRL + T / CMD + T], you can bask in the awe of your most visited Web Sites. So if you visit CNN.com every day, it’ll likely be number one on this list. With the Most Visited feature, you can track up to 9 with thumbnails. You can even jump to your history with a click of the link.
What’s also very handy about this is when you’ve closed your tabs and decide you want to go back to them again, you don’t have to hit up your history, just open a new tab and look right under “Recently Closed Tabs”. The last three are listed there and are no longer beyond your reach.
With the power of Chrome, you can visit any Web Site you wish, click on the and choose CREATE APPLICATION SHORTCUTS. From here you can create links on your desktop, quick launch bar, and more to said favorite Web Sites. I was not able to get it to work under my environment but that doesn’t mean I can’t share the YouTube video with you that Google made about it.
If I could get it to work, this would be something I would promote heavily. Just a click on the desktop and you’re on your way to your email, your news, your online RSS reader, or even MySpace or Facebook.