Tag Archives: Firefox

Use Firefox As A File Browser With Firefly [Firefox Extension]

Firefox constitutes a major part of our online activities and there are several add-ons we use to increase productivity, though that list is definitely not the end and there will be lot of more add-ons which will definitely be a part of that list over time.

Talking about the list, it definitely grew today with the discovery of Firefly a nifty little extension that allows you to browse your files and folders on Windows and Nix. Firefly allows you to browse the files in 4 different modes such as details, list, tiles and gallery. You can browse multiple folders at once by creating several tabs.

Related: Replace Windows Explorer with Something better.

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Make Firefox More Productive With Add-ons and Extensions [Productivity Tip]

Firefox has become the center of our online world and there are several different add-ons that we combine and use to keep ourselves more productive while browsing the Internet.

There may be several wonderful add-ons out there, but we will only speak of the few we use and the purpose of it so that you get a general idea of whether or not you should be using that add-on for yourself.

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Manage Your POP / IMAP Emails From Firefox [Featured Firefox Extension]

How good would it be if you could browse the Internet and check your emails without switching applications over and over again. Agreed Thunderbird is a nice option to Microsoft Outlook but what if you can check your emails from Firefox itself?

Simple Mail is a nice little extension for Firefox which will allow you to manage your POP / IMAP accounts to receive emails and also allow you to send out emails with a built in support for SMTP.

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Tune up Firefox To Work Faster With FireTune

You may have heard of softwares that tweak Windows to make it make better and faster, but what about a software that lets you optimize the Firefox settings to work faster? We know and advocate the fact that Firefox 3 works much more faster than ever but that does not mean your PC and Internet connection has improved too.

You can read and learn about many optimizations for Firefox which can help you run Firefox faster but that would include you having to manually tweak several settings before you can get it right.

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Bring Google Reader To Life with Feedly

We have been big fans of Google Reader for quite some time and simply love the simplicity and features it provides us with. But over time Google Reader has started to get more boring with little or no interface updates making feed reading a routine rather than a fun ride.

Well that was until we came across Feedly a Firefox Extension which definitely adds the spice to the plain old Google Reader. Feedly as they claim is a more social and magazine-like start page for Firefox and believe us it is definitely worthwhile to use.

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Access Google Services From Firefox Sidebar [How To]

Google provides users with a bunch of services to users which include email, contacts, calendar, news, notebook and more. Accessing each of these services would require you to open multiple sites or tabs to access each of the service.

But like Google Talk you can access all the Google services in your Firefox sidebar using the mobile versions. Amit has put up list of all the services you can access in Firefox sidebar and the URL you will need to bookmark in order to access it.

For example to access Gmail in the Firefox sidebar you can bookmark Google,Google Services,Firefox,Firefox Sidebar,Gmail,Google Reader,Google calendar