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Change How Links Open in Firefox

Open Links in Something ElseThe Open link in… add-on for Firefox adds context menu items for opening links and images in a new background tab (or foreground tab if your tabs normally open in the background), in a new background or foreground window, and in the current tab. Optionally gathers items into a submenu.

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New Tab Tools

New Tab Tools Review

New Tab Tools will help you customize the new tab page. You can add more tiles, the launcher from Firefox start, or a background image. You can also set new tile images and other options (as you see in the picture above).  This add-on really makes the new tab page a real feature rather than something that I get no use in at all.  Want to pick it up? You can find the New Tab Tools add-on from the Firefox Add-ons website.

Window and Tab Limiter

Window and Tab Limiter Add-onThe Window and Tab Limiter add-on for Firefox will automatically close old windows and tabs. This is so you don’t end up with too many windows or tabs opened up at the same time.  This will save you a lot of CPU resources. You can also password protect the add-on so nobody messes with your settings.

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YouTube HD

111205This add-on is a lightweight add-on that tells YouTube to load the video in HD straight away. Unlike other add-ons like it, YouTube HD causes no stall in the loading, no refresh of the page and does not manipulate the video object.

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RE-enable Enable JavaScript

SettingSanity ReviewOver time Mozilla adds and removes features from Firefox that we all love or hate. SettingSanity is an add-on that will add back a few of those features you might have missed. SettingSanity is a solution to the inane removal of some of the most useful features in Firefox. It also adds the option of toolbar buttons for toggling Images and JavaScript without opening the Options window.

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Trust My Web

Trust My Web Add-on for FirefoxThe TrustMyWeb add-on can help you to have a safe Internet browsing attitude by checking the status in your Firefox status bar. Without disturbing your Internet browsing, just check if the bullet in your status bar is green and go on!

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Price History Charts

The CamelizerThe Camelizer adds price history charts and price watch features to product pages on sites like Amazon, Best Buy, and Newegg. Use it to make informed purchasing decisions and to receive price drop alerts via email, Twitter, or RSS feed.

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Mind the Time

Mind the TimeKeep track of how much time you spend on the web, and where you spend it. Ticker widget shows  time spent at the current site and the total time spent on the web today. Summary page sums up data for the past 70 days, 10 weeks, and 6 months.

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Rain Alarm Extension

Rain Alarm Extension for FirefoxThis weather extension is able to warn you against precipitation (like rain or snow) by a notification. One click and you can watch what is coming by the up-to-date radar animation on top of Google Maps. The data used originates from governmental weather services.

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