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Amazon Wish List Helper

Amazon Wish List ToolWith Christmas being right around the corner, have you gotten your wish list in order yet? 

Now, I will be honest – it has been a while since I messed around with the wish list feature on Amazon because it was hard to find and point people towards.  However, with the Add to Amazon Wish List Button add-on for Firefox, that task just got a lot easier.

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Filter Your Firefox Tabs

Search Open Tabs

Have a lot of tabs open, but only need to find those that meet a certain criteria? The Firefox add-on named Tab Filter / Tab Search will give you that ability.  Once installed, this extension lets you only show tabs that match the results you want to see.

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Dim the Lights on Any Web Video

Dim the Lights in Firefox

Some websites, like Hulu for example, give you the ability to dim everything in the background on a page so that you can focus on the video you are watching.  What if you could do that on every website? That is what the add-on for Firefox, Turn Off the Lights, brings to the browser.

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Flagfox Delivers More URL Snooping Tools

Flagfox Add-on for FirefoxYou know, from an add-on called, Flagfox – I do not really expect much.  So it shows a country flag depicting the location of the current website’s server location.  That is neat and all, but not really helping me become a more functional website browser.  What you might not know though is there is more to this simple add-on that just flags.

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Resurrect Dead Links in Firefox

Tired of having no way out when you run into a webpage that can not be found? TryAgain, an add-on for Firefox, will give you a few more routes to check when it comes to seeing if a website is really down or not.

Downtime Troubleshooting

This great extension for Firefox will keep trying to reach a webpage even if the server cannot be reached.

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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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