Tag Archives | add-ons

Old Add-ons Not Working?

Fix Disable ExtensionsPeople often run into problems when Firefox updates, because some of their favorite add-ons no longer work.  Well, it isn’t exactly that they will not work.  It is the fact that the add-on developer hasn’t updated the add-on to meet the compatibility of the newer version of Firefox. In this article I’ll see what I can do to help you out when it comes to getting them re-enabled.

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Read Pages Later

Read it LaterI have mentioned Read it Later before.  It is a great add-on for anybody that does a lot of browsing but has little time to read everything they want to.  I use the service to save various articles or topics I would like to write about on my various blogs but that is only one out of a million ways you can use this great service and Firefox extension.

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How to Get Add-ons for Firefox Mobile

Firefox MobileI have been using Firefox on my Droid X phone for a while now and love it.  Sure, there are a few faults to it – but overall Mozilla has done a great job at developing a mobile phone browser, plain and simple.  One issue I ran into early on though was I didn’t know where to get the special add-ons for the mobile version of the browser.  Some add-ons might work in both the desktop and mobile versions of Firefox, but others do not. 

So, where should you turn to get the Mobile Add-ons for your favorite browser?

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Archive and Search Your Facebook Likes

Like Journal for FirefoxSome of us do a lot of content sharing via Facebook.  You like to share news, links and interesting stuff with your friends and family members via Facebook too, right? If so – you might want to check out the new LikeJournal add-on for Firefox.  This add-on (plus website service) will create a searchable database of all the links you like via the Facebook like button.

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Mouse Control Power Tools

More Mouse ControlsNeed a way to quickly do more with your mouse when browsing the web using Firefox? The MouseControl add-on is a nifty tool that allows you to switch, close, quick return, duplicate and zoom just by clicking on your mouse buttons.

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Sticky Notes for Firefox

Internotes for Firefox

Internote makes adding sticky note reminders to Firefox a fairly easy process. Need to note something about a website? Create a Internote and the next time you visit that website, the sticky note will return.  The add-on is also highly customizable and has tons of features.  It might be the most feature rich sticky note add-on I have seen for the Firefox browser.

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Lightweight Speed Dial

Sugestron Speed Dial

In the year 2025, when we are looking back at what Google Chrome really brought to the web browsing world and we are all being chased around by robots, I think the one thing we will remember the most is the speed dial feature.  Here is another add-on that gives you that ability named Sugestron Speed Dial.

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Take a Break with StretchClock

Prevent Carpal Tunnel SyndromeWorking in front of a computer for most of your day can really take a toll on you.  If you depend on being able to sit there at the desk and type all day long – then you might want to make sure you take care of yourself and prevent dangerous ailments like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  The StretchClock add-on for Firefox will remind you when it is time to get up and take a short break.

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Drag Button for Firefox

Drag Button Add-on for FirefoxThe Drag Button add-on for Firefox will give you more toolbar buttons to add into Firefox, giving you the ability to drag, minimize and more from the click of a button.  Once installed, you can unleash these new customizing options by simple customizing your own toolbars from within Firefox.

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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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