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3 Great Proxy Add-ons for Firefox

Need a great proxy add-on for Firefox? I have found 3 of the best out there today.  Proxy add-ons come in handy for lots of reasons.  The biggest reason is they allow you to browse more anonymously.  Check out these proxy extensions and let me know which one is your favorite.

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Best Proxy Switcher

Best Proxy Switcher was developed by a team who has provided proxy services since 2004. You can use Best Proxy Switcher with your own proxy servers or let it download most recently checked list from their website automatically for free.

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24 Alert Add-ons You Can Not Live Without – Part 2

Need to stay up to date with the latest and greatest information? Thankfully Firefox has a lot of great add-ons that can help you stay on top of everything from email to coupons. I have been working hard over the past few weeks to compile a list of 24 of the best alert add-ons I have reviewed on Firefox Facts over the years and I really hope you enjoy it and share it around with others.

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5 Most Popular Alerts & Updates Add-ons

Do you like to be alerted or updated when something new happens? No matter if it is with your favorite social network or even your email – I have a list of 5 of the most popular extensions in the Alerts & Updates category (taken from Mozilla’s official ranking).  I hope you enjoy the list – and if there is another add-on you like more be sure to leave a link for it in the comments!

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Bookmarklets 101

Learn About BookmarkletsBookmarklets are small applets that are stored as the URL of a bookmark in a web browser.  They are in no way unique to Firefox (you can use most with any other browser out there). When clicked, rather than taking you just to a specific page – they might perform another function that you need to do.  Most of the time, these are written in JavaScript.  Now, you don’t need to be any type of programmer to use them and I have found  a great resource for you to use to find a lot more.

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Best 5 Add-ons for Facebook Fans

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Since Facebook is the king of the hill when it comes to social networks, there have been a lot of add-ons dedicated to making it better.  Facebook is great, but is not without flaws.  Thankfully, these Firefox add-on developers have worked out some of the kinks and have masterminded some of the best add-ons for Firefox to date.

Here are my top five Facebook add-ons you can add to Firefox.

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6 Add-ons to Grab Usage Stats from Firefox

How do you use Firefox? Want to know exactly how you are making use of the Firefox web browser?  Here are six of the best add-ons for Firefox that will give you every statistic you would ever want from your own day to day usage.  From cache, to download usage, and even easy cache status – we have something here for everybody to make use of.

Net Usage Item – Displays a progress bar of your Internet usage (grabbed from your ISP) on your Firefox Toolbar.

Usage Counter – Tells you how much time you have spent using Firefox and browsing sites.

StatusbarEx – Show some useful information on status bar of Firefox, such as the memory usage of system & Firefox itself, network speed, system power status, etc.

Minimeter – Monitor your provider’s upload/download usage meter.

DataFox – Check your BSNL DataOne and MTNL Triband bandwidth utilization in Firefox at the click of a button. A color coded progress bar and bandwidth usage tracking helps you stay within your monthly cap and efficiently utilize your bandwidth.

Cache Status – Easy cache status & management from the status bar.

Know of another favorite usage add-on that didn’t make it to the list?  Be sure to leave your suggestions in the comments!

Firefox Tab-a-mania!

There is no doubt in anybody’s mind that tabs are a big part of the success of Firefox. So to pay homage to that trait that we all know and love I pulled out some of the most popular tab tips to date that I have posted here on Firefox Facts. Some of them you remember, and some you may have missed.

Here we have 40 A+ tips though that will make your tabs even more terrific!

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