There are several services that will allow you to update your status in multiple services like Facebook, Twitter and FriendFeed, but what if you want to do it from within Firefox without having to visit any website.
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FireStatus is a handy extension that will allow you to update the status of Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed simultaneously.
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FoxTab is a Firefox extension that will change the way you navigate through tabs, creating a aero like experience while you switch tabs in Firefox using the Alt Tab keyboard shortcut or using the icon FoxTab provides you to switch between tabs with your mouse.
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Google Chrome has a very nice startpage where you are shown the most visited websites, recent bookmarks and recently closed tabs, though Firefox has several add-ons such as Fast Dial, it does not come close to giving you the experience of Google Chrome.
If you are looking to get a similar experience in Firefox, you are in luck, we discovered a Firefox extension that will give you a similar start page like Google Chrome, whenever you open a new tab.
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Many software developers do not have automatic updating in place, which then requires you to keep abreast of the latest development and bug fixes, so that you are not using a vulnerable version of a software, or are using the latest enhancements it provides with a newer version.
Some time back we had told you about 7 free tools to keep your Windows software up-to-date, but today we will introduce you with a non-intriguing way of getting software updates, while you are busy browsing your favorite sites using Firefox.
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I tend to use a mix and match of browsers, including Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari, but having used Firefox for quite sometime, I have stored passwords to numerous websites in it. Being so used to the Password manager in Firefox definitely has its own flaws, which includes having the liberty to forget them, since you never have to enter it over and over again.
Related: How to Import Passwords, Bookmarks, Search engines and History from Firefox to Google Chrome?
So now what if you want to sign in to the same account in another browser, rack your brains? Well, we would suggest otherwise, since here is a simple solution to view all the saved passwords in Firefox.
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Finding the best deals and prices on the Internet is definitely not easy and you have to visit multiple websites to compare prices between them and find the lowest price for buying a product.
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FoxyPrices is a handy extension that shows you non-intrusive alerts while browsing for products, the alerts shown do not contain any spyware or adware links as well as do not link to affiliates.
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After having installed over 50 extensions in Firefox, my right click menu has grown over bounds, the one thing I live above Google Chrome is the fact that it only shows me only essential contextual options when I right click on certain objects in a page.
For example take a look at the screenshots, for the contextual menus shown when I right click on a image or link in Google Chrome.
Continue reading FFChrome Brings Google Chrome Contextual Right Clicks To Firefox [Featured Firefox Extension]
Mozilla has released another updated to Firefox barely two days after rolling out Firefox 3.0.2. This update includes a single critical bug fix which allows users to retrieve saved passwords or save new passwords to the Firefox password manager.
This is a serious bug since many users tend to save passwords for their email accounts and bank accounts to the Firefox password manager.
If you have recently upgraded to Firefox 3.0.2, please download and upgrade to the latest version. If you are unsure of updating your Firefox, you can read our guide to learn how to update Firefox.
Just few days ago we told you about Mozilla adding a new private aka porn mode surfing to Firefox 3.1, that announcement definitely got some cheers from people. Stealther is a nifty extension that brings private mode surfing to Firefox even before Mozilla can officially add it.
Stealther temporarily disables the following:
– Browsing History (also in Address bar)
– Downloaded Files History
– Disk Cache
– Saved Form Information
– Sending of Referrer Header
– Recently Closed Tabs list
So if you are looking to browse privately in Firefox do try out Stealther. Download Stealther.
Browsers are taking privacy quite seriously these days, first IE8 announced the availability of InPrivate mode for history-less browsing, this was followed up with Google Chrome it up with the Incognito mode which allows you to start a private browsing session, without storing anything in the history. Safari too has a private browsing feature, which it had introduced over two years ago.
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