It is the little changes that make things better. The devil is in the details, and when it comes to customizing some of the Web’s most popular tools, you can often make them better by combining some of the little changes out there. Here are seven easy ways you can easily make Firefox a better browser – or at least the popular web site tools covered that you visit the most.
Better Amazon – The Better Amazon add-on for Firefox highlights listings with free shipping, enlarges product images, cleans up book pages, shortens URLS and more on Amazon.com. One of the best Amazon.com enhancers for your browser.
Better Flickr – A great complication of Greasemonkey scripts to make Flickr better for your average user. You have the Flickr buddy icon reply, more user links, photo magnifier, page enhancer and a more feature rich editor.
Better GCal – The Better GCal add-on for Firefox is a favorite of mine. It allows you to collapse the header and sidebar, wraps event titles, color weekend days, give week numbers and even a few skins too. Google Calendar never looked so good!
Better Gmail 2 – A handful more of useful features you can add to your Google-powered e-mail client. Here you have all kinds of useful additions, from macros to attachment icons. You even have a few more skin choices and hierarchical labels. Also don’t forget the first one, if your not yet rolled over to “Gmail 2”.
Better GReader – Add a few more popular Greasemonkey scripts into your Google Reader. You can preview web pages inline in Google Reader, collapse the header and sidebar, get a Mac OS X like skin, add favicons and tons more.
Better YouTube – Enhances YouTube with Greasemonkey user scripts, that offer options like the FlowPlayer “doesn’t start till you hit play” viewer, clean “theater” view, and links to download the video automatically.
Better Lifehacker – I am a BIG fan of Lifehacker, so why not make them “better” too? This extension enhances Lifehacker.com and other Gawker blogs–like Gizmodo, io9 Jezebel, Valleywag, Gawker, Kotaku, Jalopnik, Defamer–with useful Greasemonkey scripts.
Which is your favorite “Better” add-on for Firefox or which area of the Web would you like to see Gina cover next?