Hi, my name is Neal and I’m a tab addict. At any given time, I’ve got 3-4 browser windows open, each with 5-25 tabs.
On multiple occasions, I’ve crashed my quad-core MacBook Pro just by opening a bunch of GitHub tabs. It’s a real problem and I’m not the only one suffering:
Robin’s Chrome extension only allows you to have 10 tabs open at a time. If you open an 11th tab, the leftmost one drops off. If you really need to access closed tabs, you can always use the History-> Recently closed menu option.
Here it is in action. Note how the orange Hacker News tab moves to the left and eventually falls off:
Tab Tamer isn’t in the Chrome store yet, but you can download and install it locally as an unpacked extension.