When comparing Unsplash vs Subtle tab, the Slant community recommends Unsplash for most people. In the question“What are the best new tab extensions for Chrome?” Unsplash is ranked 13th while Subtle tab is ranked 17th.
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Pro All pictures are free for use
Pro Big open comunity
Pro High creative quality
The community is full of professional photographers.
Pro The pictures are curated by unsplash
Pro Fresh vibes
Pro Free API
JSON API for developers to find and get images, or list new images.
Pro Moderated by Unsplash
Pro Integrated in tools
Integrated in tools like Sketch, Framer, and Codepen.
Pro Has a notes widget
Easy to create multiple notes list.
Pro Has Google calendar integration
You can check current day events on every new-tab. It really makes it easy to keep track of events.
Pro Has Todo Widget with Todoist and Wunderlist Integrations
It's easy to track the tasks on phone and new tab due to integrations.
Pro Syncs across browsers
All data from notes gets synced to a Chrome browser in your home device.
Pro Eye catching wallpapers
Wallpapers load extremely fast and it has various categories already sorted for wallpapers.
Con Approval can take time
The approval process for uploaded photo's can take some time.
Con No interest in contributions
Photo's can be refused, apparently without any human intervention or review and get a computer generated reply stating that "the quality of the pictures did not meet the guidelines".
Con Not very customizable
More customizations features would help.