Flix Plus Customizes Netflix to Your Heart's Desire

Chrome: Flix Plus, a new extension from us at Lifehacker, adds new features and tweaks to Netflix.com, letting you filter its recommendations, remove spoilers, use keyboard shortcuts, and a whole lot more. » 10/01/14 8:30pm 10/01/14 8:30pm

You'd Be Crazy Not to Buy Google Chromecast (SUPER SAD UPDATE)

Google's relationship with television is spotty, at best. Google TV, whether as a set-top box or as a built-in product, has been an ongoing punchline. It didn't even sell television shows in the Play Store until a year ago. But Chromecast is different. It's Google's cross-platform answer to AirPlay, a video-friendly… » 7/24/13 2:02pm 7/24/13 2:02pm

Silencer Hides Annoying Spoilers on Social Networks

Chrome: Nobody likes spoilers, but unless you take a break from Twitter and Facebook entirely, you're bound to accidentally come across the ending of the newest Game of Thrones episode or thoughts on the new Arrested Development series. Silencer is an extension that blocks those spoilers with a click. » 5/28/13 7:00am 5/28/13 7:00am

This Is A Chromed Lamborghini Gallardo

Nothing says "Hey look at me!" like driving a Lamborghini, but if you're going to rock one, how do you outdo other Lambo drivers' ostentatiousness? Cover yours in chrome, of course. » 5/17/12 3:00pm 5/17/12 3:00pm

Yes, That Is A Chrome Ferrari On A Racetrack

We were tired of the whole "chrome your supercar" thing — until we saw this one. It's a Ferrari 458 Challenge hitting the track at this week's Cavalino Classic Ferrari and Maserati festival, shining in the Florida sun. » 1/20/12 3:00pm 1/20/12 3:00pm

Virgin America Passengers Getting Free Loaner Chromebooks

This sure beats SkyMall. Google's offering free (for the duration of the flight) Chromebooks and WiFi to Virgin America passengers who will put their 'tops through the wringer, starting tomorrow. A credit card deposit's required, so don't spill your soda. » 7/04/11 9:00am 7/04/11 9:00am

Thieves steal 88 wheels off new cars at dealership

A Houston-area Ford dealership found itself with 22 cars on blocks Sunday morning, the work of a crime ring targeting 20-inch wheels off new vehicles. Police hope the thieves will try to reclaim their 88 small wooden blocks. (H/T Demon-Xanth!) » 2/17/11 4:00pm 2/17/11 4:00pm

Classic Chromed '57 Chevys in California

1957 was the first year since 1935 Ford outsold Chevrolet. It is hard to believe looking at this pair of west coast ‘57 Chevys that their design was initially thought to be a disappointment. (Photo Credit: Robert Couse-Baker) » 12/18/10 10:00am 12/18/10 10:00am

How Much Engine Chrome Is Too Much?

Every auto show has a basement/storage area set aside for custom cars, one-offs and other strange beasts, like this Gangster Lowrider Chevy, which accounts for 94.2% of the chrome plating in the greater Los Angeles area. Photo Credit: Matt Helm » 11/18/10 3:45pm 11/18/10 3:45pm

Dodge Viper Speedster, Canine Passenger Separated From Owners At SEMA

Attention SEMA goers: If you've misplaced an adorable puppy and a Dodge Viper converted to a roadster with chrome body work and some kind of metal tonneau funkiness, please come to lost and found, located near LugNut Luigi's Frozen Yogurt. » 11/01/10 4:30pm 11/01/10 4:30pm

Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says Humans Shouldn't Be Trusted To Drive

Eric Schmidt talks about his Utopian (our dystopian) belief people shouldn't be trusted driving cars at this year's TechCrunch Disrupt. We guess he prefers to let them crash under computer control. Just like Chrome. » 9/28/10 4:30pm 9/28/10 4:30pm

Beige, Awesome, Beige, Beige...

In case you were confused, the Mercedes-Benz GT3 — a lighter, wider and race-prepped version of the gullwing SLS AMG is the definition of awesome. Even... wait, no, especially just sitting in traffic. [Ian Jones Photography on Flickr via PhotoFinish] » 9/01/10 9:30am 9/01/10 9:30am

Bomb Your Childhood Home With Digital Birds

Indie rock group Arcade Fire's teamed up with Google to incorporate Street View into a strange new music video that involves bombing your childhood street with birds. It's one of the more interesting and creepy uses of HTML5 to date. » 8/30/10 4:15pm 8/30/10 4:15pm

Gran Turismo 5 Collector's Edition DLC Cars Are Chrometastic

What do you get in November with the $99 Gran Turismo 5 Collector's Edition — other than a car model, keychain, and a giant box? Five performance cars with chrome-themed paint jobs. Ahem, the fifth anniversary's usually celebrated with wood. » 8/04/10 10:00am 8/04/10 10:00am

Audi Titanium Package Is The New Chrome

Audi will re-offer the once-Euro-only shimmer-free Titanium Package on 2011 A4/S4 and A5/S5 models. The package replaces all that passé chrome with black trim. The titanium finish wheels are embarrassingly — as in they embarrass chromed-out Caddys — hot. [Fourtitude] » 6/28/10 1:30pm 6/28/10 1:30pm

Sometimes A Chrome Lexus Isn't From Dubai

Whenever we see a chromed vehicle we immediately think "Dubai." However, this chrome foil-covered LS 460 is actually from Kuwait. Our mistake. [The Lexus Enthusiast] » 1/05/10 12:00pm 1/05/10 12:00pm

Chrome Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster Blinds Us In London

Does your Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster blend in with the other Lambos in London? Are you an obnoxious chav hunting for attention? Just chrome your Lambo and become the coolest guy overheating at 5MPH. [Flickr] » 7/28/09 1:30pm 7/28/09 1:30pm

Who Chromes A Shelby GT500KR?

If we could imagine the perfect stereotype of the kind of guys who would chrome their $80,000 Shelby GT500KR, this group is exactly who we'd come up with. » 1/22/09 12:30pm 1/22/09 12:30pm

Honda Insight Gets Tacky With Euro Accessories

Like the green credentials and low price of the Honda Insight, but wish it had more fake chrome and add-on LCD screens? Well, if you’re from a shower-averse European nation, you’re in luck. » 1/20/09 2:30pm 1/20/09 2:30pm

Not Just Engines At Monterey: Emblems, Chrome, And Shiny Baubles!

I've always loved photographing car emblems and hood ornaments, and what better place to do so than a huge racetrack complex full of priceless vintage racing machinery?


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