I always like to see interesting views from both sides of the fence. In my own opinion, I think a lot of folks haven’t switch from Internet Explorer to Firefox because they just don’t see the reasons for it. They both surf the same Web right? Well, over at H3RALD.com they have an interesting article covering an IE lover’s view of the Firefox browser.
Portable Firefox is the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser packaged with a PortableApps Launcher as a portable application, so you can take your bookmarks, extensions and saved passwords with you. What better way to impress your friends and family than to pull out your USB thumb drive and show them the way to use the Web with Firefox. If you get lost along the way, check out the support Web page for some help.
Yes, they are back and more “macish” than ever! The attack is on, and I have a few more Firefox themes that look like they came from the land of Apple computers. Once again, none of these are my number one favorite. However, they are better than the ifox themes.
This tutorial is by far the best one out there today at teaching you how to create a toolbar extension in Firefox. It provides an easy to understand “big picture” of how extensions are developed, the tools required to create an extension, and details on how toolbars are created. Even if you have never done this sort of thing before, I can promise you that you’ll “get it”.
There are way too many Firefox themes out there that have that “mac” look or “mac” name. Now when looking for a Firefox theme that delivers a new look, this isn’t always the best thing to find. Since there are so many “macish” themes out there though, I figured I would point out a few of the better ones.
Be a man, toss out the mouse! Lifehacker has a nice guide when it comes to learning all the Firefox keyboard shortcuts. From the toolbar to the searching and all the way to opening Web pages, just about everything is covered. They even have a grab bag of random helpful keyboard shortcuts that will cut your browsing time down.
Everybody has tried out the new Google Calender by now, right? If you haven’t, it is pretty neat. I wouldn’t say it is going to change my life, but it does do a good job at managing it. Now that we have this great tool, we need a way to get notified from it. Google Calendar Notifier does just that.
The Google Calendar Notifier Firefox extension lets you know when dates on the calander are coming up.
Quick Online Tips has a great list of Firefox extensions for “power surfers”. I don’t know if you would want to install all 50 of them, but they are worth giving a look to. There are lots of different Firefox extensions out there today. Did your favorite make it to the list?
Have you found yourself needing to translate some text quickly? Maybe your Spanish isn’t as good as it was in high school, or maybe you never took the class. No matter what the situation is, ImTranslator will help you translate from one language to another.
Have you ever needed to take Firefox offline to do a little work? Maybe you wanted to use Firefox, but didn’t have Internet access at the time? If this sounds like your type of situation, check out the Take Offline Firefox extension. Want more? Check the author’s Web site for screenshots of the extension in action.