Want to personalize the content shown after you hit the new Firefox button in Firefox 4? With the Personal Menu add-on for Firefox, this is pretty easy to do. It allows you to strip or add features from the menu so that you can hopefully get a lot more use out of it.
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What are some of the best Personas you can pick up for Firefox from the Film and TV category? I recently took a trip through some of the user created backgrounds for Firefox, and found ten of the best examples. These are all Personas I find both usable and fun to look at, and might help lighten the day the next time you launch your favorite browser.
What is WebMynd? It is all about personalizing your search – with colors. Ok, now before you think this is some new age hippy thing, hear me out. This add-on for Firefox will help find and keep track of information from a number of different sources.
What sources does it support? We have: YouTube, Wikipedia, Flickr, Twitter, Amazon, Economist, CNN, LinkedIn, TechCrunch, Hacker News, Digg, Reddit, Google Books, Fluther, Delicious, Yahoo! Shopping, Scribd, Backtype, and Youlicit.
The easiest way to explain WebMynd is that it makes Google better by personalizing it with information and resources that you value.
Here is a little more about how it works from the developers:
After installing the WebMynd plug-in just search and browse the web as you would regularly.
When you search on Google, WebMynd will add results from your own browsing history and the top sites that you visit. And you can configure it to search many of your favourite sources such as Twitter, Wikipedia and Flickr amongst many others. If you use Twitter, you can ask your Twitter network for help while searching, right from Google.
When you are using WebMynd to record your history, a copy of the sites you visit is kept on your computer’s hard drive and the text is sent to our servers so we can index the information to make it easier for you to retrieve later. You can turn WebMynd on and off with a single click and you can set it to never record particular sites, you have 100% control.
Here it is in action: