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About This Site

The folks over at Lifehacker have put out a nice article about the extension for Firefox known as About This Site. They cover this little beauty from head to toe and let you know why you may or may not be interested in using it.

When you happen upon a new web site – or you’re just interested in finding more about one you frequent all the time – it’s difficult to get a sense of how popular it is, how long it’s been around, what people are saying about it and how much it’s been bookmarked. The About This Site Firefox extension offers one click access to web services that compile just that kind of information for you.

Want to know more about any Web site? This would be a good place to start.

+ Read More on the About This Site Extension for Firefox!

Visualize Your Internet Usage

Want a Firefox extension that helps you visualize your Internet usage? Look no further than the Net Usage Item extension. Here are a few more details about it.

The Net Usage Project is aimed at providing internet usage indicators for the Firefox browser. It works by fetching numbers from an XML feed or usage web page provided by the ISP. This project is targeted towards Australian Broadband Users whose broadband connections are encumbered with download (and sometimes upload) limits. However, this meter can be adapted for any country’s ISP who provides a XML usage data feed.

+ Download and Install the Net Usage Item Extension for Firefox!

BOINC Stats

For those of you who might not know, BOINC is free, open-source software for distributed computing. It was designed for volunteer computing, but also works well for desktop grid computing within organizations. Now you can keep track of some of the user stats via the Firefox Web browser.

[Learn More About BOINC Stats!]