Mew Tab

Mew Tab

Replaces boring New Tab page with a cool Pokemon themed New Tab page....Mew Tab.

Stats
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2023-02-24 due to Chrome Web Store policy violation
Users: 212
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.6.1 (Last updated: 2018-05-22)
Creation date: 2018-05-22
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very high risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Permissions:
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 1.31M
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Summary

Replaces boring New Tab page with a cool pokemon themed New Tab page....Mew Tab. Background images posted by @PokeWalls on twitter. RSS feed follows @PokemonGoApp's most recent post on twitter. Search bar searches on Google.

Update 1.6.1 Added in a contingency plan in case the twitrss.me goes down again. If it does, the background will cycle between 12 hand picked images and the PokemonGo feed will cycle between several different Pokemon quotes.

Update 1.5.4 Added drop shadow to white icons that blended in with white backgrounds to make them more visible

Update 1.5.0 Added indication to which link the icons lead to when hovered over the Pokeballs.

Update 1.2.0 Made the twitter feed only display the most recent post so you are always up-to-date with what's going on.

Update 1.1.0: Fixing an bug that prevented the quick link icons from transitioning properly.

Safety
Risk impact

Mew Tab is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Mew Tab is very likely to contain malware and should not be trusted. Avoid installing.

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