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Get IP Address Info from Any Site!

ShowIP add-on for FirefoxWorking in the web hosting business, I need to often look up IP addresses and find out more about the servers that websites are hosted on every day. A Firefox add-on like ShowIP makes this job just a little ‘bit easier for me. With it installed, I can show the current IP address (or addresses) of the current page I am viewing in the Firefox status bar.

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Better Thumbnail Zooming

Want a quicker way to make that thumbnail just a little ‘bit bigger?

Thumbnail Zoom

The Firefox add-on Thumbnail Zoom will do the work for you, and works with a lot of the popular image hosting websites out there.  All you need to do is download it, and then get to zooming!

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Copy Fixer

copy-fixer

Simple add-ons that do their job, and do it well always make me happy.  The add-on Copy Fixer is no exception to this rule.  With this add-on installed in Firefox, you can make copying and pasting webpages you are visiting really easy.

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Tweak Facebook

Tweak how Facebook works

Facebook is a tool that some of us use everyday, so we might as well make it look the way we want and add new abilities that we really need, right? FaceTweak is an add-on for Firefox that promises to be the Ultimate Facebook Enhancer.  With it, you can add tons of tweaks to the Facebook interface and engine to get more out of this social networking tool.

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Improve Readability

Better Readability in Firefox

In a day where we have fantastic website designs, terrific layouts and tons of stuff to check out on the web – we sometimes forget that some people have more readability problems than most.  The Readability add-on for Firefox looks to change that.  It strips all the fluff from the webpage you are looking at – and delivers pure content.

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gTranslate

Better Firefox Translations

What if translating text to a different language was as easy as highlighting text in your browser?  It can be, if you pick up the gTranslate add-on for Firefox. With gTranslate installed, you can quickly translate any text on any webpage just by selecting the text you want to translate and right-clicking on it with your mouse.

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Colorful Firefox Tabs

Colorful Firefox Tabs

Need help distinguishing which tab is which in Firefox? OK, maybe telling where one tab ends and another begins really is not that hard.  However, it would help if each tab was colored.  ColorfulTabs, one of my favorite add-ons for the Firefox browser – does that with style. 

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Yoono – Firefox Social Network Buddy

Simplify Social Network Management

Do you belong to every social network that pops up on the Web?   I am kind of a sucker for them, so of course I turned towards Firefox to help me keep up with them all.  Yoono helps you keep all your social networks and instant messaging needs all in one easy to use application. Easily get all your updates or update your own status, across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.

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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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