Rocket Dashboard improve your new tab experience with a lot of features, with Google's material design.
You want Google Now cards inside your browser? This extension is definitely the one you are looking for!
Google services included: Search, News, Drive, Gmail, Calendar, Youtube
Chrome services included: Top sites, Date and time, Recent tabs, Downloads, Bookmarks, System
Other services incuded: Weather (openweathermap.org)
Also shipped with re-sizable and reorder-able content, custom background, dark theme and custom accent color
— This extension is not linked with Google, Chrome or the other mentioned services.