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GooglePreview

Ever wanted to see a Web page before you clicked that link in Google? This extension inserts preview images (thumbnails) of web sites and Amazon products into the Google and Yahoo search results pages. This should make your searching just a little faster and maybe even a little better.

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Get a gBrain

I know I have told loved ones, family and friends I would like to have a second brain. Not really sure where I would put it, but with everything we are doing these days Online, it would come in handy. The Firefox gBrain extension gives me a “Googlized” version of a second brain, as far as my browsing habits go. I guess beggars can not be choosers.

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SEO for Firefox

Search engine optimization (SEO) is important for just about every Web master out there. You always want to know where your competitors are and how you are standing in the search engine rankings. SEO for Firefox hopes to make your optimization process just a little easier.

Want to know why Google or Yahoo! ranks pages? If so this is the Firefox extension for you. SEO for Firefox pulls in many useful marketing data points to make it easy get a more holistic view of the competitive landscape of a market right from the search results.

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Google Browser Sync

browsersync.gifThe folks at Google released a new Firefox extension. What is its name? Google Browser Sync. What does it do? Take a guess!

Google Browser Sync for Firefox is an extension that continuously synchronizes your browser settings – including bookmarks, history, persistent cookies, and saved passwords – across your computers. It also allows you to restore open tabs and windows across different machines and browser sessions. For more info, please visit our FAQ.

To use the extention, all you need to do is configure the extension on all computers for which you’d like your browser settings automatically kept in sync.

[Learn More About Google Browser Sync!]

Is Firefox 2.0 a Google Mole?

Right off the bat, I think this is a little silly and playing a little too much chicken little. In Firefox 2, Google’s new “safe browsing” features seem to have more than a few folks ticked off. Why? It is because Google will control the list of Web sites that may be “miscreants”. So we want fixes to the problem, but we don’t want one person to be solving the problem? This is like calling a plumber to fix a leak and telling him to bring three or four buddies to make sure he did his job right.

[Threadwatch.org – Is Firefox 2.0 a Google Mole?]

Googlepedia

googlepedia.jpgIf Google and Wikipedia had a child, it would be Googlepedia.

This Firefox extension shows you a relevant Wikipedia article along with your search results. Clicking links in the article will trigger new Google searches, making it a very useful research tool. Just one more way to make your searching a little better inside of Firefox.

[Learn More About Googlepedia!]

Google Calendar Notifier

Everybody has tried out the new Google Calender by now, right? If you haven’t, it is pretty neat. I wouldn’t say it is going to change my life, but it does do a good job at managing it. Now that we have this great tool, we need a way to get notified from it. Google Calendar Notifier does just that.

The Google Calendar Notifier Firefox extension lets you know when dates on the calander are coming up.

[Learn More About Google Calendar Notifier!]

PR Overlay

Want to be able to track your Google PageRank on all the links on your Web site? Download and install PR Overlay for a new look at all those links. What is PageRank? PageRank aka PR is one of the methods Google uses to determine the relevance or importance of a Web page. PageRank is a vote, by all the other Web pages on the Internet, about how important a Web page is. A link to a Web page counts as a vote of support. If there are no incoming links to a Web page then there is no support.

[Learn More About PR Overlay!]

Googlebar Lite

Everybody loves the Google Toolbar, right? Well not everybody. I will admit I used to use it back when it first came out, but now it just feels a little bloated. I would still like to use some of the Google features, but I don’t want the official toolbar. What am I to do? Googlebar Lite offers you the great taste of the Google toolbar, but is less filling.

[Learn More About Googlebar Lite!]