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Google URL Shortener for Firefox

goo.gl Shorter Links

Google recently released an excellent web-based front end to the link shortening service they provide, but no Firefox add-on to compliment it.  Have no fear, because goo.gl lite is here.  This simple extension lets you shorten long URLs, using the goo.gl domain with just one click – and instantly copies the resulting URL to your clipboard for you. 

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Format Pages for Printing

Print Edit Customizes Page Printing

Need a better tool to help you format webpages, before you print them?  Print Edit, a Firefox add-on, makes this really easy. If your stuck on a website that does not offer a "printer friendly" version of the document you need a hard copy of – give this excellent extension a download.

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Edit Form History in Firefox

Edit Form History

Ever needed to search through, correct or delete the entries that are saved to the form history inside of Firefox?  With Firefox alone, this can not be done. If you download the add-on Form History Control – then you will be optimizing your saved form history in no time at all.

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Web Notes for Firefox

Web Notes for Firefox

Need some built-in note taking features when it comes to browsing the web?  The Web Notes add-on for Firefox might be the extension that makes your day.  This simple add-on features a floating window that can be placed anywhere on the screen for your note taking needs.

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Turn Firefox in Glass, Sorta

For those of you using Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you probably have already noticed that by default, Firefox does not have the cool glass effect that some of your other programs might have.  You can make Firefox a little more transparent though, with the Glasser add-on.

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Double Click Tab Actions

Tired of right-clicking to get a link to open in a new Firefox tab? Well, with the DblClicker installed – that will be a thing of the past.  This simple add-on for Firefox adds double clicking to the list of things you can do in your browser to bring up new links.

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Read it Later

Save it for Later! Why read something now, when you can simply save it for later?  I am always running across neat articles or reviews I want to read more in-depth, but I don’t have the time.  That is where a service and add-on like Read it Later comes in handy.

The add-on in question will save pages for you to read later with just one click.  When you have the time to check it out, you can access your Read it Later list from any computer or phone. As you save things, it syncs it to your profile on the Read it Later website.

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Browse Faster, Without the Tweaks

FastestFox

I thought I would start the week off with helping you make Firefox faster.  Now, there are no about:config tweaks or any other “under the hood” changes that need to be made.  Instead, we are going to save time by speeding up repetitive tasks.  FastestFox might be the best add-on for Firefox for getting this done.

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