The News Tab

The News Tab

A new tab extension for chrome that allows you to view the latest news

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What is The News Tab?
The News Tab is a new tab extension for Chrome that provides a simple and ad-free way to view the latest news. Inspired by Microsoft Edge's new tab page, this extension allows users to choose their preferred RSS feeds and customize their news experience. With features like customizable search, configurable article amount, dark mode, and more upcoming features like weather and clock apps, The News Tab is constantly evolving to meet users' needs. Stay updated with the news you want to see!
Users: 100 ▲ 4
Rating: 5.00 (5)
Version: 2.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-04-04)
Creation date: 2021-02-10
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides new tab: Yes
  • topSites
  • storage
  • alarms
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 711.68K
URLs: Website
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Not available on Firefox
The News Tab
The News Tab (v2.0.0)
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Want to view the news while browsing the web, or love the Microsoft News Tab but hate the adverts or weird articles it recommends? Then The News Tab extension is for you! A simple new tab that provides you with the news you want to see!

The News Tab extension was inspired by the new tab page for Microsoft Edge and their extension, Microsoft News Page. However this extension allows you to choose what RSS feeds are shown and doesn't display adverts!

Current Features:

  • Changeable search
  • Add/Remove RSS feeds
  • Configurable article amount
  • Enable/Disable RSS feeds
  • Configurable fetch news timer
  • Dark Mode

Upcoming Features:

  • Weather app
  • Clock app
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User reviews
by Jimmy Tran Jimmy Tran, 2023-12-06

Really like this News Tab extension. I can finally pick my own news websites and no longer have to look at unrelated ads! Can't wait to see what other improvements are made. Great Job!

Good, simple, effective new tab screen. Much better than the default and at least my page isn't polluted by ads like with Microsofts offering :D I'd like to be able to change the background colour though ;)
by John Myers John Myers, 2021-02-12
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Risk impact

The News Tab may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

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