13 Spring Chrome Themes to Warm Up Your Browser

It may have been a long, cold winter for many of us, but the snow is finally starting to melt and the birds are beginning to chirp, which means springtime is just around the corner! But if you’re still feeling the winter chill, you might need some help finding that sweet, springtime feeling. And dressing … Continued

7 Merry Christmas Eve Chrome Themes You Can Unwrap Early

Can you believe it? There are just two more sleeps until Christmas Day! Here’s hoping your holiday shopping is done so you can relax with loved ones, a roaring fireplace and festive foods on Christmas Eve. Or, maybe you’re just crazy enough to brave the crowds at the mall to grab those last minute gifts. … Continued

7 Things You Wish Your Browser Could Do

Web browser are the greatest , aren’t they? They’re our portals to the Internet, and they really do so much for us. But we live in a culture where we always want more, more, more, and there is always going to be something else we want our browsers to be able to do. So with that … Continued

Google Chrome News and Updates for August 2014

There are a lot of big developments going on with Google Chrome these days, and we’re here to keep you up-to-date on the latest news, such as: Chrome is a great browser, but you know what really stinks about it at times? The fact that Shockwave Flash is seemingly ALWAYS crashing. There is now a … Continued

Google Chrome News Roundup – July 15

The world of web browsers is always moving a mile a minute, and we are here to make sure you get all of the latest news. Here is the latest for Google Chrome: The Chromebook’s popularity in the personal computer world only continues to rise. The Chrome OS, while third behind Windows and Apple, captured 35% … Continued

How to Change Your Chrome Background Theme

Google Chrome sure is great, isn’t it? Part of that is because there are so many ways you can customize the browser, such as choosing a background theme. Chrome background themes dress up your browser and give it a unique flair that sets it apart from the boring gray default theme color. These themes appear … Continued

Chrome 35 Themes and New Features

Chrome 35 has officially been released to the world, and while end users probably won’t find too much different about this version (except for the inclusion of the “OK Google” voice search for everyone), developers will find plenty of new features with which to play. Direct from Google’s blog for Chrome release updates, those new features … Continued

Brand Thunder Themes “Ad Free” in Chrome Theme Store

It’s expensive to give away a free product like browser themes. Designing, developing and creating themes requires a team of designers and developers who work meticulously on creating the best experience and designs for brands and users alike. We help supplement their time by earning affiliate revenue from some of the themes we create, like … Continued

What Do You Want Out of Your Favorite Browser in 2014?

When it comes to our browsers, speed and security are two obvious features we like (which can always be improved). But what else do you want to see in your favorite browser this year? Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer are constantly coming up with new ways to impress users and leave each other in … Continued

Brand Thunder Themes Delivering More Than 100 Million Impressions

Themed new tab pages deepen fan engagement and time on site COLUMBUS, OH – January 6, 2014 Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), the browser theme specialist, created a new tab home page that delivers more than 100 million annual impressions to its users and for its 350+ brand partners. The pages include an intense visual graphic … Continued

Get to Know the Most Popular Chrome Extensions in Early 2014

The new year is upon us, which means it’s time to up your Chrome extension game. As always, there are a ton of new, popular Chrome extensions out there dominating the market. Some are incredibly helpful and keep your web browsing as safe and fast as possible, while others are simply built for you to … Continued

Most Used Browser in 2013 – Shareaholic Report

Another day, another browser market share study. And if you’re a Google Chrome user, you’re going to like what you hear. In a recent Shareaholic report, Chrome is dominating the market share with 34.68%, doubling Firefox’s market share (16.60%) and far exceeding Internet Explorer’s, which sits at 15.62%. And over the past nine months (the … Continued

20 of the Best Fall Chrome Themes for 2013

The weather is colder and the days are shorter, but the changing leaves offer a wide world of color and, when autumn arrives, it’s the sure sign that the holiday season isn’t far behind.There are plenty of reasons to love fall, and there are many fall Chrome themes that perfectly encapsulate everything that makes the … Continued

Google Chrome OS on Tablets and Chrome in…Cars?

No one can say Google Chrome isn’t keeping busy. The browser is already a giant in the computer world, but it looks as though it could be expanding its horizons in the very near future. On one end of the spectrum, the Chrome OS seems to be making the natural progression into the tablet world. … Continued

5 Google Chrome Productivity Extensions to Keep You Focused

Staying productive on the Internet can often be the hardest task of all. One minute you’re humming along on a project and the next, you decide to check your email just once. Then, you remember you haven’t seen your friend’s vacation photos yet on Facebook which, of course, leads you to start planning a vacation … Continued

Can You Believe Google Chrome is Five Years Old?

With so much happening in that span, it sure doesn’t feel like Google Chrome is already five years old. But sure enough, the browser celebrated its fifth birthday this week. How Has Chrome Done It? When it was released, Chrome was entering a market that was dominated by Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (holding 72 percent of … Continued

The 5 Most Fun Chrome Extensions to Download

We’re on the Internet seemingly every hour of the day, so why not make it fun? Sure, there are helpful Chrome extensions, ones that help you work harder or stay focused. Others provide added security to your browser or block ads you have no interest in seeing. Other extensions just want to do something like … Continued

Chrome 29 Released with Omnibox Updates, Security Fixes and More

Google released Chrome 29 to the public this week and, as always, it is full of a variety of features that are meant to make one’s experience with the browser better than ever. In this newest version, Chrome has incorporated things such as: An updated Omnibox, which now provides suggestions based on recent sites you … Continued

Chrome Users: Are You Ignoring Your Browser’s Security Warnings?

Apparently, Google Chrome users like to live dangerously. According to a recent study entitled Alice in Warningland: A Large-Scale Field Study of Browser Security Warning Effectiveness (conducted by Devdatta Akhawe of the University of California, Berkeley and Adrienne Porter Felt, a research scientist with Google), of all the major browsers, Chrome users are most likely … Continued

Browser News – Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari – 7.4.13

There are a few questions that pervade the browser world on a daily basis. How is Internet Explorer still so popular? When will Apple Safari begin to lose its mobile dominance to other companies? What are the most development-friendly browsers? Which are the safest, the fastest, etc.? In the latest browser news roundup, some of … Continued

How to Reset Your Default Chrome Theme in 10 Seconds

We know you love browser themes (we just can’t imagine why anyone wouldn’t). But we also understand that, sometimes, you want to go back to Chrome’s default look before downloading a new browser theme – at least, we like to think of it in that way. Here’s the quickest guide on changing back to the … Continued

Top Music Chrome Themes for Fans of Any Genre

Where would we be without music? Most of us listen to it while we sit at our desks all day. Then we listen to it while driving. Then we listen to it while we work out. Then we listen to it while we hang out with friends. And so on and so on. You get … Continued

Chrome 27 Brings More Speed to Already-Speedy Browser

Like most browser updates, the release of Chrome 27 comes with a host of new features and improvements. Most notable is the five percent increase in the speed of page loads. For a browser that already loads its pages fast, this is just icing on the cake. Google attributes the speed increase to “smarter behind-the-scenes … Continued

Is Your Chrome Theme Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

Let’s say you have opened your Chrome browser and it’s gone. Your favorite theme is suddenly missing, nowhere to be found. While that may make you want to freak out and panic over its absence, there is no need to throw yourself into an uncontrollable fit of anger. Having problems with Chrome isn’t fun, but … Continued

How to Change Your Chrome New Tab Page Design

Google Chrome is known for a lot of things, including its sleek, hip design. And if you’re an avid Chrome user, you have probably noticed the New Tab page, which has now been around for a while. Obviously, the Chrome New Tab page is exactly what you see when you open a new tab in … Continued

Brighten Your Browser with Solid Color Google Chrome Themes

With so many Chrome themes out there, the options for how you can deck out your browser are limitless. From movies and celebrities to sprawling scenes of nature, space and more, the categories of browser themes form a tremendous spectrum. But what if you like things simple? There are plenty of solid color Chrome themes … Continued

Show Your Allegiance with Android Google Chrome Themes

When it comes to mobile operating system dominance, the battle between Apple’s iOS and the Android platform continues to rage on. Android is doing a lot of things right, which includes being installed on a wide variety of devices around the world. That global impact can’t be understated and currently, 58 percent of smartphone app … Continued

Get a Chrome 25 Extension Update Reminder from Brand Thunder

With great power comes great responsibility, especially when you are one of the most popular web browsers on the planet. Like every other browser out there, Google Chrome works tirelessly to stay ahead of hackers and cyber criminals. With each new update that enhances security, malware works just as tirelessly to find ways around it. … Continued

5 Chrome Gmail Extensions to Enhance Your Gmail Experience

As one of the three powerhouse browsers on the market, Google Chrome is always finding ways to keep its users happy. One of its best features is its gigantic library of extensions, designed to enhance the online experience in an unlimited number of ways. Chrome extensions range from games and social media functions to developer … Continued

How to Enable Your Chrome Extensions After Chrome 25 Release

If you installed an extension that you didn’t get from Google’s Chrome Web Store, it’s getting turned off when Google releases Chrome 25. Unlike most software that prompts you for an update, Google updates silently – so one day your browser will stop working the way you expect it. Here’s what you need to know … Continued

Chrome 25 Installation Breaks Browser Themes

Google Chrome is updating its product again, silently. but it’s making a lot of noise in the browser community. Here are the steps you need to take to protect your favorite browser theme. And if you want a reminder about this when Chrome 25 launches, tell us how to reach you on this page: http://brandthunder.com/chrome25/ … Continued

Essential Google Chrome Social Media Extensions

Social media is an incredibly important aspect of our lives, as more and more of us continue to feel the need to be connected at all times. Whether it’s creating a status update that generates a discussion on Facebook, sharing your thoughts on a TV show on Twitter or posting your favorite furniture on Pinterest, … Continued

Firefox & Chrome Shopping Extensions for the Holiday Season

With the holidays approaching, now is the time to begin scouring the Internet for all of your shopping needs. While that is usually a very involved process, as so many sites are throwing their deals at you, you can make it easier on yourself. There are a variety of Firefox and Chrome extensions out there … Continued

Chrome 22 Released – Will You Be Upgrading?

The newest version of the Google Chrome browser – Chrome 22 to be exact – has been released to the public, and gamers will be particularly pleased with the latest upgrades. Specifically, there is now support for the Pointer Lock JavaScript API, otherwise known as a “mouse lock.” This allows for more accurate gaming while … Continued

Looking for Chrome Personas? Google Calls Them Chrome Themes

Firefox users are likely familiar with the concept of both Personas and themes. When looking to customize the browser, they can choose between either one of those options, with each one having its own set of features. With that in mind, Google Chrome users who have come over from Firefox might be looking for “Chrome … Continued

Facebook Themes for Google Chrome

Facebook is easily the most popular social network in the world, and if there is one thing people like more than commenting on friends’ walls and liking pictures, it’s complaining about new features that are rolled out. The most common uprisings usually occur when Facebook tries to alter its design in any way. That is … Continued

10 Chrome Browser Shortcuts That You Can’t Live Without

When it comes to browsing the Internet, we all want efficiency. All of the major web browsers (ones like Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome) are designed to offer users just that – an efficient, fast experience. That is why there are a vast number of web browser shortcuts available to help make you feel like … Continued

3 More Spell-Binding Harry Potter Google Chrome Themes

The book series and the film saga may be finished, but Harry Potter continues to resonate with a worldwide audience. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who has not heard of Potter and his story, and many people continue to be rabid fans of the series. At Brand Thunder, we understand the dedication of … Continued

Help Your Favorite Charity – Free Browser Theme Giveaway

Charity Giveaway Today we announced we’re going to share our good fortune with a charity or non-profit that you choose! We were so thrilled with our announcement of Brand Thunder’s deal with Major League Baseball that the idea of a “Major League Giveaway” immediately came about. We know how powerful connecting to fans through the … Continued

Best New Chrome Themes for 2012

Are the dog days of summer getting to you? Need a change in your life as you wade through the hot, dry months that never quite seem to end? Why not spruce up the look of your Chrome browser with a new theme? There are a wide variety of new 2012 Chrome themes out there … Continued

10 Essential Black Google Chrome Themes

Sure there are hundreds and thousands of brilliantly designed Google Chrome themes in galleries across the Internet with intricate designs, elaborate decorations and amazing graphics. But sometimes as a Chrome user, you just want a simple theme design to give your browser a little different look without going overboard. You still want to be able … Continued

WARNING! The Complete Guide to Google Chrome Warnings

You may have seen the frightening warnings that Google Chrome will pop when installing a theme. “WARNING! This extension will follow you home from work!” Eek! OK, it’s not that bad, but it can feel like it. To be fair, Google is just trying to warn you of what could happen, not what will happen. … Continued

Brand Thunder Delivering the Only Interactive Browser Themes for Google Chrome

COLUMBUS (July 17, 2012) — Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), the browser theme specialists, announced the official launch of its add-on themes for Google’s Chrome Internet browser. Brand Thunder brings its interactive browser themes to Google Chrome users through its browser theme gallery (http://gallery.brandthunder.com) and its network of partners. Unlike a standard theme, Brand Thunder blends … Continued

The Best Chrome Extensions You’ve Never Heard Of

The world of Google Chrome extensions is vast, which is a great thing. That gives you, the user, plenty of options when choosing ways to improve the look and functions of your browser. But there’s no denying that some extensions simply get lost in the fray. With thousands of them to choose from, there’s simply … Continued

Quick Ways to Speed up your Chrome Browser

Is your Google Chrome browser slow? Do you find yourself waiting for the Mac pinwheel or PC hourglass to stop loading every time you open up a new tag on Chrome? Chances are you have too many things running at once that is causing your Google Chrome browser to slow down. This typically happens when … Continued

Google Chrome for iOS Brings Users More Options

Chrome for iOS Last week, Google finally launched a version of its popular browser, Chrome, for iOS, in an effort to get into the iPhone and iPad market and give users more options. Up until now, Apple’s Safari browser was the only major player available, save for some smaller browsers by lesser-known developers. That is … Continued

Why Not Just a Theme? Interactive Browser Themes Explained

We’re proud of our announced relationship with MLB.com, and we think fans will be excited about the newly available themes. As a result, we’ve been giving shout outs to baseball bloggers so they can weigh in and hopefully share with their readers. We love the feedback we get and in whatever form it comes. This … Continued

5 Google Chrome Extensions You Absolutely Need

Ever wonder how Google Chrome was able to skyrocket to the top of the browser world? It might have something to do with its vast library of extensions, which are designed to make a user’s browsing experience easier, more entertaining, more efficient and everything in between. We’ve compiled five of the best Chrome extensions, which … Continued

‘Do Share’ is a Time-Saving, Google+ Chrome Extension

There are a wide variety of available Google Chrome extensions that exist to help users save time. From bookmarking tools to blogging tools, users have plenty of options when it comes to optimizing their experience on Google Chrome. Do Share just so happens to be one of those time-saving, efficient Chrome extensions that is perfect … Continued

15 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome remains one of the top web browsers available due partly to its vast customizable options. Chrome extensions and add-ons are an essential part of one’s experience with the browser, helping to save time, increase productivity, and create better work. Chrome Extensions are extra features and functionality that you can easily add to Google … Continued

Download the Best Hello Kitty Chrome Themes

Hello Kitty is an immensely popular character all around the world, found on virtually every kind of product, from school supplies and toys to fashion accessories and more. And with the massive appeal of the Hello Kitty character, there are a number of great Hello Kitty Chrome themes out there. Fans of Hello Kitty will … Continued

Create Your Own Google Chrome Theme

One of the best features of Google Chrome is its customizable interface. Users can install their own themes and backgrounds that show off their personality, interests, and more. It’s a great way to make browsing the Internet even more fun. But have you ever wanted to customize your own Google Chrome browser? Using your own … Continued

6 Amazing Justin Bieber Chrome Themes

The Justin Bieber story is certainly one that reflects the new millennial generation. At the age of just 12 years old, Bieber’s voice was discovered by a music producer in 2008 who saw his videos on YouTube and then introduced the young singer to R&B superstar Usher. Since that discovery, Justin Bieber has taken the … Continued

Browser Theme and BrowserID: Personas Naming Quandary

Mozilla is showing it has the naming skills of George Forman and using the same name for a second product. After years of Personas representing easy-to-use, lightweight themes that let you personalize the look of your Firefox, it’s now your name. Or, to be more accurate, your online identification. Mozilla is stepping away from how … Continued

Download Themes in New Gallery

Download Themes Perform a search for “Download Themes” and you’ll find a host of offerings for personalizing your digital experiences. Sites like Customize.org offers a central destination for Themes, Skins, Wallpapers and Icons. Zedge.net offers themes for your mobile phone. You’ll find options for Windows 7 themes, XP themes and WordPress themes. What’s conspicuous by its … Continued

Browser Theme SOPA Blackout

If you came to Brand Thunder yesterday, or even earlier today, you probably assumed we were part of the Internet blackout effort to stop SOPA. While I might say that was fortunate timing, the real truth is that we experienced an unfortunate server meltdown. For us, there were two scary parts to the story of … Continued

Community Toolbar Meets Desktop Wallpaper

Community toolbars have been around for years helping online publishers build engagement with their fans and online community. The power of this tool has helped build Conduit, the leader in this space, into what some say is a billion dollar company. Engagement is a powerful tool. For many years more, desktop wallpapers were the path … Continued

Top Chrome Themes

There’s no denying, Google’s Chrome browser is on a roll. With almost 20% market share (as of this writing) in the browser market, rapid deployments of new versions and consistent upgrades, Chrome is poised to make a run at “top browser” in 2012. Having developed Chrome themes along with Firefox and IE for several years … Continued

For Gamers – 4 Game Forum Browser Themes

We should have known how popular BT:Engage would be with the gamer community based on our official browser themes for IGN and Major League Gaming. Especially for Gamers The IGN and MLG browser themes are among our most popular, and just like many of our browser themes from our professional clients – they’re available for … Continued

Google Chrome Themes Gallery

If there’s anything that Google does really well, it’s release new products fast and iterate often. That’s what they’ve done with Chrome, their web browser, since it’s release in 2008. Currently in it’s 18th major version it’s captured “22.14% worldwide usage share of web browsers, according to StatCounter.” This makes it one of the world’s … Continued

10 Essential Google Chrome Extensions

Most, if not all of us, can remember a time when a web browser simply was what it was and if you wanted a new feature, or a certain bug drove you completely insane, all you could do was hope that it would be fixed in the next update – and who knew when that … Continued

How to Change Your Google Chrome Theme

Changing your Google Chrome Theme is very simple. Just a few steps and you’re on your way to updating the look and feel of your Chrome browser or perhaps just resetting it back to the default. Follow these simple steps for changing from your current Chrome theme to another custom Chrome theme. 1:  Go to … Continued

Brand Thunder Introduces BT:Engage a DIY Browser Theme Creator for Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer

Instantly create and share a “wallpaper for the Internet” that is part Persona, part toolbar and all engagement for small and medium businesses (SMB), associations, communities, clubs, families and friends COLUMBUS, OH – July 27, 2011 – Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), Brand Thunder, the world leaders in browser themes and custom interactive browser themes for … Continued

Overview of Chrome Backgrounds & Themes

Google Chrome is the most recent entrant into the browser wars. Chrome has rapidly gained market share since its release and has already found a following amongst web surfers. Through its minimalist design, which is typical of Google products, you’ll find that the web browsing experience has become even easier. Google’s Chrome browser has the … Continued

Best Themes for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer

Brand Thunder is completely changing the way that you and I experience the Internet. With savvy technology and groundbreaking ideas, Brand Thunder is customizing the user experience like never before. Both users and businesses alike are flocking to this technology and the offerings of the Brand Thunder team. There are a couple of different things … Continued

Theme Thursday – Baseball Browser Theme – Week of 5/12/11

This week’s browser theme, that will result in a quick $25 Amazon Gift Card for one lucky winner, is our tribute to the boys of summer – the Baseball browser theme. Firefox and Internet Explorer users will find the theme at http://pages.brandthunder.com/baseball/download. Sorry Chrome users, we’ll get you into the fun soon. REMEMBER! You’ve got … Continued

The “Interactive” in Interactive Browser Themes

Between Firefox Personas and Google Chrome’s Themes, browser themes are getting a lot of attention this year. Brand Thunder is pleased to be at the front with such distinguished company. While each of us helps you move beyond the dull gray of the standard Internet browser and personalize your browser with enticing visuals, Brand Thunder … Continued

Google’s Chrome Positioning for Growth

Image via Wikipedia Today, Laurie Sullivan over at MediaPost’s Online Media Daily discusses how Google is educating the world about Chrome. It’s a small step in a much bigger effort. Whatbrowser.org is a simple site defining the most important application on the computer. It generously makes the major browsers available from the site, and has … Continued