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Clean up the Add-on Manager

Think that the add-on manager in Firefox looks a little busy? Maybe there is a little too much wasted space there for your liking?  No matter what the reason is, I have an extension for you to try out that will give you a much more minimalistic add-on manager interface.

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Full Screen Plus

Full Screen PlusRight from your toolbar in Firefox, you can choose to go full screen or restore a window from any other state with Full Screen Plus. If you like to have your web browser at a certain size for certain tasks, this add-on is a big time saver.  The user interface of the add-on gives you four small buttons, four larger buttons or one large button that switches between the two full screen states.

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Sort, Edit, Search and Chart Website Tables

Table ToolsTableTools2 is a great Firefox add-on that will allow you to do all kinds of useful things with tables you find online. For example, if you have to work with tables in your personal life or at work – this extension will let you copy, sort and search data in any table.  The add-on is also very fast and works with older versions of Firefox too. 

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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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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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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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Read Pages Later

Read it LaterI have mentioned Read it Later before.  It is a great add-on for anybody that does a lot of browsing but has little time to read everything they want to.  I use the service to save various articles or topics I would like to write about on my various blogs but that is only one out of a million ways you can use this great service and Firefox extension.

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Opt-Out of Cookie Based Advertising

Privacy Protection with Beef TacoWant to opt out of being targeted by advertising networks out there? The Beef Taco add-on for Firefox will help protect you.  Once installed, this extension sets permanent opt-out cookies to stop behavioral advertising for over 100 different advertising networks.  Some of the companies include:

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Bookmark Highlighter

Bookmark Highlighter for Firefox

Need a way to easily highlight links you already have bookmarked while you are browsing the Web? The Bookmark Highlighter add-on for Firefox will get the job done.  This quick and easy add-on for Firefox will highlight links to any URLs on a webpage that are currently saved to your bookmarks.

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Vertical Toolbar

52718Running out of room across the top of the Firefox browser window?  Why not try adding a few things to the side instead? The Vertical Toolbar add-on for Firefox will help you organize your browser by adding an additional toolbar to the far right side of the browser window.

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