Surge is a simplistic new tab page designed to integrate seamlessly into your daily workflow.
Set a custom background image or have Surge select one for you from a Reddit subreddit or multireddit of your choice. Check your personalized the time, date, and weather, and keep yourself on track with the built-in to-do list. Surge also features a custom search bar that can query different websites based on your input to help speed up your searches.
Features: • Custom search bar that searches different websites based on input • User-settable background image • Automatically updating background image from subreddit or multireddit source • Built-in and user-customizable themes • To-do list • Weather • Draggable Time and Date • Quick access to Chrome Apps • Material Design inspired styling
** Please note that after updating to version 2.0, you may have to reset your background image! **
What's New Version 2.0 • New Feature: Select City By ZIP Code (Set your weather location by entering the ZIP code of your city) • New Feature: Show/Hide Temperature Decimal Places (Toggle between between a more accurate or more simplistic temperature view) • Implemented cache layer to improve background update speed and reliability • Improved performance, efficiency, and scalability • Please note that you may have to reset your background image after this update
Version 1.4: • New Feature: Set Background Image Update Interval (Choose how often your background image will automatically update from the settings page) • Improved new user experience with additional save/home buttons on the settings page
Version 1.3: • New Feature: Main Card Styling and Themes (Switch between the built-in themes or create a custom theme of your own in settings) • Added card styling and wallpaper preview to the settings page
Version 1.2: • New Feature: "Ahoy!" - A Better Search Bar (Search Google by default, or type a keyword before your query to search that site instead) • Improved performance
Version 1.1: • New Feature: Draggable clock (Click and drag the clock to move it around; reset its position in settings) • Improved new user experience with increased emphasis on configurables • Added more salient cues to improve user awareness of committed actions