Archive | December, 2010

Take a Break with StretchClock

Prevent Carpal Tunnel SyndromeWorking in front of a computer for most of your day can really take a toll on you.  If you depend on being able to sit there at the desk and type all day long – then you might want to make sure you take care of yourself and prevent dangerous ailments like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  The StretchClock add-on for Firefox will remind you when it is time to get up and take a short break.

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Drag Button for Firefox

Drag Button Add-on for FirefoxThe Drag Button add-on for Firefox will give you more toolbar buttons to add into Firefox, giving you the ability to drag, minimize and more from the click of a button.  Once installed, you can unleash these new customizing options by simple customizing your own toolbars from within Firefox.

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Meet the Firefox Cubs

Check Out the Firefox!Mozilla has gone out and adopted two female Firefox cubs that make their home in the Knoxville Zoo.  These red pandas (and newest Tennessee natives) are the two newest members of the Mozilla community.  Now, you can watch these two Firefoxes play, frolic and be cute over at Firefox Live.  Over the net few months, they will be streaming the red pandas live and around the clock.

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Unwanted Plugins in Firefox

Do you want these plugins?

Is it fair that other companies can install unrequested plugins to Firefox?  It is happening right now, and there is not a lot we can do about it.  Asa Dotzler brought this topic up in one of his most recent blog posts and I do think it is an interesting debate.  The three big tech giants out there find it ok to add things to Firefox without asking me first.  Google does it.  Microsoft does it.  Even Apple does it. 

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Amazon Wish List Helper

Amazon Wish List ToolWith Christmas being right around the corner, have you gotten your wish list in order yet? 

Now, I will be honest – it has been a while since I messed around with the wish list feature on Amazon because it was hard to find and point people towards.  However, with the Add to Amazon Wish List Button add-on for Firefox, that task just got a lot easier.

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