Use Zimbra? This add-on notifies you when new messages arrive in your Zimbra mailbox. You can view your next appointments and see also ongoing tasks.
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Would you like to have quick and easy access to everything Google with just one or two clicks of your mouse in Firefox? That is what the Google Shortcuts add-on for Firefox promises to deliver. The idea here is simple. This extension will display any or all Google services as buttons next to your address bar or anywhere else you would like for it to show up.
There are a lot of Firefox features that don’t get much press, or are quickly forgotten about. For example, did you know that you could switch to using Gmail or Yahoo! Mail as your default mail client (to handle those mailto links)?
To chance your settings, go to Tools, Options and then click on the Applications tab. From there, type “mail” into the text box to go to the default mail handler settings. From the drop down box, you should get several choices, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail being two of them. Choose the webmail application of your choice, hit the button labeled, “OK” and you are all set.
Now you are ready to use the webmail provider of your choice as your default e-mail application, as far as Firefox knows.
I have shown you before, the awesome Stylish user style Gmail Redesigned before. The version two of this awe inspiring graphical facelift just adds to the greatness that was already there.
There are three additional scripts you can add to Firefox though that promise to make it even more customized to suit your needs.
- Gmail Redesigned Label Extender
- Gmail Redesigned Label Extender w/Auto Hover
- Gmail Redesigned: Hide Labels, Chat, Invite Friend
Remember before you get started with any of these, you will need to pick up the Stylish add-on for Firefox. To check out more Stylish tweaks and tips, also be sure to check the Firefox Facts archives.
Update – You can now get this great style as an add-on on the Firefox Add-ons web site too.
I have been fighting my own battle with the new Yahoo! Mail beta ads for some time now. Thanks to their partnership with my DSL provider AT&T, I now have the new “ads” feature and for some darn reason I just can not warm up to it. Well thanks to a reader submission I now have a way to ditch them and go back to the clean Yahoo! Mail beta interface.