Hands down, the best home page for Chrome. Beautiful wallpapers, amazing features, blazingly fast New Tab.
Start makes your new tab / home page awesome! Customize your wallpaper and features from the Settings button in each new tab at the top of your new tab page. Amazing features including:
✔ Beautiful custom full screen backgrounds / wallpapers / background images
✔ Live customisable weather forecast / minimalistic weather
✔ Easily re-arrange and disable widgets in each new tab
✔ Optional beautiful daily changing wallpapers from unsplash.com
✔ Google calendar events
✔ To Do List with drag and drop reordering
✔ Live facebook notifications / messages so you don't waste time
✔ Follow your favourite stocks with live customizable stock tickers
✔ Choose from preset RSS news feeds, or add your own
✔ Easy access to manage apps, extensions, bookmarks and history
✔ Integrated searchbar in each new tab
✔ Live Uber Wait Times
✔ Top Tracks Daily from Spotify
✔ Top visited websites
✔ Use the rearrangement option on the bottom of each new tab to drag and drop the widgets
✔ Notepad feature automatically syncs with your signed in Google account
✔ Live updated YouTube most popular feed
✔ Multiple layout options, single view and all in one
Changes with the new update:
✔ New API from unsplash.com for even more beautiful, customizable background images which gives you the option to personalize your start page even more
✔ HD Wallpapers
✔ Changed the Weather API to be even more precise.
✔ Added more screens so you can move between more pages in your new tab
Start a better New Tab is a New Tab Page extension for Chrome. It modifies your original Chrome new tab, start a better new tab allows you to create your favourite Tab by yourself choosing from over 30.000 beautiful HD Wallpapers from unsplash.com. In addition, the background images of the new tab page is able to be changed every time you want to, just use the function of automatic change wallpaper. We also integrated weather, todos, notes, and other functions in start a better new tab.
✔ Beautiful custom full screen backgrounds / wallpapers / background images: The feature got reworked and the bug of the automatically changing wallpaper is removed if you change in the settings that your wallpaper shouldn’t change.
✔ To do list: You can stay even more productive with the option that your to do list won’t be deleted whenever we do an update.
✔ Notepad: Also the bug with the Notepad getting deleted whenever a update is done was fixed.
✔ Weather: The API should be even more precise now to display and accurate weather at your location.
✔ Integrated Searchbar: The search option from yahoo got removed and the standard search engine is google.
How to use Start a better new Tab:
In the beginning you have an on boarding tutorial to show you all the functionalities of start a better new tab so you can see how you can improve your productivity with it. You need to link your Google Account to get Access to the Gmail Widget and to the Google Calendar Widget. If you want to use the History Widget as well you need to click on it and give the extension the Permission.
If you have any questions or suggestion to improve the functionalists of Start a Better New Tab don’t hesitate to leave a review with your suggestions.
It is important to say that we are a unique extension and not affiliated with any other New Tab Extension available in the Chrome Web Store like: Infinity New Tab, CaretTab, Tab for a Cause, Living Wallpapers, FVD Speed Dial, and many more.