What's the best Web App and Chrome Extension "Sync" you've seen? On the top of my head, it's Grammarly and Replug. A lot of them have awesome Web apps but suck at chrome extensions.

maguay's avatar
10 months ago

Most Chrome extensions I’ve used that link to a web service work fine—Todoist’s extension adds tasks reliably, Zapier’s starts Zap workflows, and Instapaper’s extension is perhaps the one I use the most to save articles while reading.

A couple notable ones that do an exceptional job:

1Password’s Chrome extension lets you create and save new passwords, fill in your account data, and let you edit existing login info. You can essentially never touch the 1Password desktop app and still use its full features from Chrome, with it all syncing on its own.

Evernote’s Chrome extension is cool because it both clips and saves stuff to your Evernote notebook, and shows things you’ve saved to Evernote alongside your Google search results. That makes it easy to re-surface things you’ve saved without having to remember to open and search Evernote first.

Anything in particular you’re looking for?

2 points
What are your favorite tools to build an MVP?

I've used Airtable extensively to build simple internal apps as minimal viable products, but would love to build something bigger without coding. What are your favorite tools to build MVPs?

What's your knowledge processing pipeline, and how do you fill it?

My Knowledge Processing Pipeline looks like this: Instapaper → Readwise → Roam Research. Recently I struggled with discovering quality content to pipe through the line. What’s your way to fill yo...

What are your favorite tools to brainstorm?

Sticky notes on a wall? Random ideas on a whiteboard? Outlining or mind-mapping apps? Kanban cards, notes connected in a Roam Research-style wiki, random ideas scribbled down on paper until somethi...

The community for power users.