Hey you, yes you over there. You are being tracked! From web analytics to ad serving, you get tracked when you visit just about any website out there. If you are paranoid concerned about such things, then you should pick up the Firefox add-on called, DoNotTrackMe.
Archive | March, 2013
Tired of seeing YouTube blocked? In some countries – I am told – YouTube videos are totally blocked. That is not exactly fair, is it? Thankfully though, if you find yourself in one of these places – you have ProxTube to help save the day. This add-on will unblock YouTube videos.
Notice something acting a little weird with Firefox? Might be about time you did a plugin check. Depending on what version of Firefox and the various plugins you are running, you could run into problems. Thankfully though, Mozilla gives us access to a great resource to use to make sure you are using the latest and greatest versions of all the plugins you have in your browser.
Want to clean up the mess that an extension leaves behind after it has been uninstalled? eCleaner is the add-on you need to download and install into Firefox. This add-on can be used to clear all those preferences left by extensions after uninstallation, all those garbage which some developers do not care on clearing themselves on their add-ons and which later or sooner will make Firefox to load slower.
Want to hide what you were previously looking for? It doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Maybe you just don’t want to see so many search suggestions? Firefox makes it fairly easy to clear one search entry from the search box in the upper-right corner of the browser or you can clear everything. How so?
Don’t you hate it when you accidently add a word in Firefox’s dictionary? Most of us can let this go – well, they can let it go until they see that word pop up again. Then it is a rage that builds up inside us because we don’t know how to remove that accidentally added word from the dictionary. Don’t worry, I am here to help!
Tired of squinting at the screen when you see a picture? Sure, with most thumbnails you could click them to go see the picture at a better resolution. What if though, I could save you that step? Thumbnail Zoom Plus is a Firefox plug-in which shows a full-size image popup when you hover over a thumbnail or image link.
In the latest versions of Firefox, you have the ability to use their free built-in PDF viewer, rather than using one that you have had to download to check out what PDF files have to say. However, some people have emailed in and have requested a way to disable this new feature in Firefox.
Have you ever thought that using Firefox would be more fun if it had achievements? You know, the type of rewards you get when playing a game – such as “dead eye” when getting your one hundredth headshot in a first person shooter. Cheevos for Firefox will add such a system to the browser.
Tired of getting suggestions through the search box in Firefox? There is a really easy way you can disable that feature of the browser. These suggestions are data pulled in from the search engines themselves. Firefox merely retrieves the search suggestions from the search engines, and displays the list to assist you in selecting a search phrase that has been used by many other users throughout the world before.