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Rainbow Color Tools

Rainbow Color ToolsIf you do a lot of website development or graphic art work, you might find yourself looking for specific shades of colors.  The Rainbow Color Tools add-on for Firefox will make that job easier. It extracts the color scheme from any website so you can get a closer look.

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How to Disable Firefox Add-ons

Need to disable some Firefox Add-ons? Personally speaking, I would consider add-ons to be themes, plugins and extensions you add to Firefox.  If you need to troubleshoot a problem with the browser, disabling the Firefox add-ons you have added can sometimes be the quickest way to find the problem.

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Text to Voice

Text to Speech ReviewWant to give Firefox the power of speech? Text to Voice is a very cool add-on for the Firefox browser that lets you select text and have it spoken to you.  It is almost like we are living in the future, hu?  Select text, click the button on the bottom right of Firefox window and this add-on speaks the selected text for you. Isn’t it brilliant? Audio is downloadable.

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Do Not Track Me

Do Not Track Me ReviewHey you, yes you over there.  You are being tracked! From web analytics to ad serving, you get tracked when you visit just about any website out there.  If you are paranoid concerned about such things, then you should pick up the Firefox add-on called, DoNotTrackMe.

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Thumbnail Zoom Plus

Thumbnail Zoom PlusTired of squinting at the screen when you see a picture? Sure, with most thumbnails you could click them to go see the picture at a better resolution.  What if though, I could save you that step? Thumbnail Zoom Plus is a Firefox plug-in which shows a full-size image popup when you hover over a thumbnail or image link.

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Save Text to File

Save Text to FileSave Text to File is a Firefox add-on that allows you to save highlighted text to an external text file. This is one of those features you never realize how handy it will be until you start using it.  I often like to save ‘bits of articles and other things I read to go back to it later.  This makes saving that information in a new location all that much easier.

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Get Your Status Bars Back

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The extension, Status-4-Evar, will restore the status bar to how it looked before Firefox 4.0. Some people might like the more simplified interface of the browser, but others want to be able to see the status of things in the bottom of the browser all the time. If you find yourself in the second group, this add-on is perfect for you.

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All Tabs Helper

All Tabs Helper ReviewWork with a lot of tabs? Then you have probably seen the All Tabs menu (the menu at the right of the tabs bar) a whole lot. This bar allows you to manipulate tabs – but there isn’t too much you can do by default.  One add-on that changes that is called All Tabs Helper. It gives you much more functionality to this heavily used Firefox feature.

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