If you have a lot of tabs open, you may notice your computer’s performance slow to a crawl. Many people have complained about it. A just-updated browser extension may help silence them, though.
The Great Suspender automatically recognizes tabs you’ve left open but unused for a set period of time and “unloads” them, replacing them with a simple screen that says “Tab suspended, click to reload.”
By doing this, the extension is closing the tab in all but appearance. It prevents tabs from sucking up your computer’s memory, but keeps them exactly where you’ve left them, so you don’t need to worry about “missing” anything you meant to go back and read later.
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