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Add Sticky Notes to Any Web Site

Add Sticky Notes to Firefox Adding virtual sticky notes can be really useful when it comes to browsing the Web.  You could make notes about things you wanted to remember about a specific article – or use the them to note updates or changes you’d like to make to your own web sites.  Xsticky for Firefox is a good add-on to go with if you want to add the sticky note ability to your browser.

Once installed, you can use Xsticky create simple sticky notes on every web site you visit.  Some of the features included are:

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Stay Away from Brand Thunder Firefox Themes

I got a warning for all my Firefox loving followers out there, stay away from any Firefox themes that claim to be, “interactive” or have been developed by BrandThunder.

What is so bad about BrandThunder themes?

Have you noticed some of the new themes for Firefox are being called, interactive?  This puzzled me for some time, as I was curious as to what they meant by this.  So, since most of these themes came from the developer, BrandThunder – I tried out the Puppies theme they developed.

Anybody notice anything a little weird, different or ugly?

 What is all this stuff?

Looks like by interactive, they mean we sneak a lot of extra stuff into your browser.

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Add a NewEgg Button to the Browser

New Egg Shopping Button for FirefoxFind yourself doing a lot of shopping on NewEgg.com? If so, the New Egg button is a browser enhancement you need to install.  It allows you to easily navigate through all of the most popular NewEgg destinations at the click of one single button.

Once installed, the NewEgg Button gives you access to all the categories across the wide spectrum of things you can buy at their web site.  Some of the categories included are:

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All of Amazon.com in One Button

Access Amazon with the Touch of a Button!

Amazon.com is the Web’s version of Walmart.  Almost everything you could need is there, and they make it so simple to shop there and the prices so low, you cannot help but come back again and again for more.  If you find yourself turning to Amazon every time you order something online, then you might want to check out the Amazon Button add-on for Firefox.

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LastPass is Better Password Sync and Support

LastPass is Remembering Your Passwords for You!

Do you use multiple computers and want to sync your saved passwords between them all? LastPass is an extension for Firefox that will allow you to do that easily within the browser.  LastPass hides all your individual passwords behind one master password.  When you type in that master password, then LastPass automatically logs you in to any web site you have set it up to remember. 

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Create and Store a More Dynamic Signature

Better E-mail Signatures Want to be able to create a much more dynamic signature for your webmail accounts and more, the will show off your instant messenger names, social network links and more details about yourself?  WiseStamp is a pretty awesome addition to Firefox, that will let you do that and so much more, in a very stylish way.

Once installed, you get your own WYSIWYG editor to create and edit your own signature collection.  You can add links via RSS, instant messenger service or social profiles from around the Web too.

Still need more information?  Check out this awesome video tutorial demonstrating what all you can do with this amazing add-on for Firefox.

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External Text Editing in Firefox

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Filed under, “not sure if I need it – but thanks, just in case” we have Texto.  This add-on for Firefox will allow you to launch an external text editor to edit text forms in Firefox. 

Here is a little more about the add-on from the Texto developer:

This add-on strips out much of the Mozex functionality to focus on launching external text editors. Features the ability to customize editor behavior for different websites, and uses the asynchronous process support in Firefox 3.6 to update textareas automatically when the external editor is finished, without polling.

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