Archive | December, 2011

Cookies Control in Firefox

Firefox Cookie ControlWebsite cookies are things that most people don’t worry about. However, it is important to know what they are used for and how you can control what information they store about out.  Cookies are small files stored on your computer (placed there by websites) so that they can remember certain settings or statuses.  By default, cookies are enabled in Firefox.

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Right-Click Route to Private Browsing Mode

Firefox Private Browsing Mode LauncherFirefox’s private browsing mode is pretty sweet when it comes to surfing the Web and hiding your tracks, however it is still relatively difficult to get into.  Due to this fact, many people forget it is there or never use the private browsing mode feature.  I have found an extension though that allows you to right-click any link and choose to open the link in the private browsing mode in Firefox.  It’s name is Open in Private Browsing Mode.

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Facebook Fan Page

Firefox Facts on FacebookIt has been over a year since we launched the Facebook fan page and it has been a real success.  At the current date and time, we have over 500 fans and we keep growing every single day.  Are you missing out on the fun?  All you need to do is head over to our Facebook Fan Page and click on the “Like” button on the top of the website.  Then post your Firefox comments, questions or just say hi to some of the other people who are following Firefox Facts on Facebook.

Shine Bright Skin

Shine Bright Skin for FirefoxLooking for a shinny new theme for Firefox? The Shine Bright Skin is definitely worth checking out. It gives your Firefox interface a much more polished and shinny look to it.  The toolbars all give the appearance of sticking out a ‘bit more than they really do (as if they were popping out at you) while the buttons stay the same or similar to the default Firefox theme.

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Price Comparison & Coupons

Want a Firefox extension that will help you make automatic price and coupon comparisons the next time you do some online shopping? PriceBlink is an add-on for Firefox that does a very good job at this.  It will automatically find lower prices and money-saving coupons from thousands of retailers while you shop.

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Is Firefox Dying? Nah, Not Really.

Early Hype Over Firefox's Demise Is it me or is there a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt going on surrounding the Firefox web browser? I think it all started from the news reports from last week saying that Google Chrome had barely surpassed Firefox market share. The real issue at hand here is that Firefox isn’t dying – it is the fact that everybody else has finally started to wise up and put out a better browser.

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Personas Spotlight: MaDonna

hanger-bgThought I’d try something a little different this Friday morning. Rather than show you some great Personas for Firefox, I am going to tell you where you can get a lot of great Personas by the same designer.  Today, I’m looking at MaDonna’s work.  A lot of the Personas she has designed are a little girly in nature – but there is nothing wrong with that.

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App Tab Initializer

App Tab RecoveryNeed to open a preferred set of App Tabs when Firefox is started? After my post about App Tabs, DarkMan72 mentioned that it still gave him trouble. If you clear your browser cookies often, App Tabs might give you problems.  Here are his thoughts:

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