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What Are Share Services?

I woke up this morning to an interesting new button in my Firefox browser.  This paper airplane button was resting in my toolbar and I wondered to myself, “what add-on added this?”.  I was delightfully surprised though that this looks like a new Firefox feature called Share Services.  It builds sharing a page on a number of services into the browser.

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Enable Google Inbox

Want to access this great service in something other than Google Chrome? Check out Enable Google Inbox. It removes the checks Google put in place to disable Firefox accessing Google Inbox, the new mail webapp.

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Change Default Search Back to Google

Mozilla recently made a deal with Yahoo to take over the default search function in Firefox.  Now, this is great news for competition and all but I don’t use Yahoo.  I use Google.  So, how can you set your default search from Yahoo (or anything else) back to Google?  Follow these simple steps.

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Google Privacy

Google search and other search engines and websites seem to ignore Mozilla’s ‘Do-Not-Track’-header and add tracking functions to their search results and external links anyway. This add-on shows tracking-free links or optionally replaces the results with those links.

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Google Translator

With this add-on you can translate any text to your own language with one click or hot-key. You can either translate the selected text, this way the translated text will overwrite the original selected text, or you can translate the full page too.

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