Archive | April, 2010

How to Unhide Firefox Toolbars in Full Screen

Firefox in Full Screen Mode

Recently, I needed to use Firefox in full screen mode, but ran into an annoyance you might have seen.  While the presentation was nice, seeing the web page stretch across my entire monitor when I hit the F11 key, I did not want the address bar and tab bar to disappear.

So, now the question I needed to answer is how can I always show the navigation toolbar and the tabs toolbar when browsing in full screen mode in Firefox?

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Control Firefox With Your Wiimote

There is no question that Firefox was designed with extensibility in mind.  With it you can hack, modify and bend Firefox and web sites in many different ways to best suit your own needs.  With that said, how many people have wanted to control Firefox with the Nintendo Wii Wiimote?  With the Nintendo Wiimote driver, you can do it.

So, now the question is – what does it look like in action?

I do have to say, this is a very innovative idea.  Not sure if it is really practical, but shows that there are still a lot of creative minds out there tweaking around with what Firefox can do.

Read more about this project over at blog.mozbox.org.

Add Sticky Notes to Any Web Site

Add Sticky Notes to Firefox Adding virtual sticky notes can be really useful when it comes to browsing the Web.  You could make notes about things you wanted to remember about a specific article – or use the them to note updates or changes you’d like to make to your own web sites.  Xsticky for Firefox is a good add-on to go with if you want to add the sticky note ability to your browser.

Once installed, you can use Xsticky create simple sticky notes on every web site you visit.  Some of the features included are:

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Gradient iBlu

Gradient iBlu Theme for Firefox

Feeling a little iBlu today?

This is a great unique theme I have been keeping my eye on for some time now.  Gradient iBlu gives you a nice and simple black interface to work from with gradient colored blue icons, that stand out from the rest of the pack.

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