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20 Mar/12

Auto Refresh Select Tabs In The Firefox Web Browser

Auto Refresh Select Tabs In The Firefox Web Browser

Have you ever been on a website where you waited for something to happen? Maybe it was on the Yahoo Mail website where you have been waiting for the registration confirmation email of a service that you just registered with, or you are on eBay waiting for the auction to end. If you are impatient, you may have tapped on the F5 key every few seconds to reload the page to see if anything has changed yet.That’s fine and doable if you are waiting for one page to reload with the information...

18 Mar/12

What Is BitDefender QuickScan

What Is BitDefender QuickScan

With threats and attacks becoming more versatile by each year, come new security tools that protect users from these threats. In the past one or two years, many security companies have started to utilize the cloud for their purposes, for instance by keeping a large portion of a software’s database in the cloud for better and faster updating.BitDefender QuickScan is a free online service by BitDefender for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer web browsers....

16 Mar/12

Tranquility Improves The Readability Of Websites In Firefox

Tranquility Improves The Readability Of Websites In Firefox

Tranquility is definitely not the first add-on or bookmarklet that is improving the readability of websites in the Firefox web browser. We have covered quite a few apps that can do that for you, from Readable over Tidyread to the recently released Evernote Cleary extension. All tools work considerably well in the browser. They have in common that they turn a common web page into a compressed page that is displaying the article or post on the page, and barely any other page element. This...




14 Mar/12

Schedule Websites To Open Automatically In Firefox

Schedule Websites To Open Automatically In Firefox

With a default installation of Firefox, there are two options to open websites automatically in the browser. The first is to configure the browser to load one, multiple or random, homepages on start, or when you open a new tab. Your second option is to load the previous browsing session when the browser starts.There is however no option to load websites on schedule, say once a week on a specific day, or even once a year. The extension Morning Coffee offers to open sites on a specific day...

11 Mar/12

Private Browsing Without Closing The Active Firefox Session

Private Browsing Without Closing The Active Firefox Session

One of the things that has always annoyed me in regards to Firefox’s private browsing mode was the fact that the browser did close the active session before switching to that mode. And while Firefox offers to save the active session, that is the open tabs and other session related information, it is nowhere near as comfortable as a solution that would spawn a new private browsing window without affecting the active session.Google Chrome and the Opera web browser handle the private...

9 Mar/12

Google Play My Music Hotkeys for Firefox

Google Play My Music Hotkeys for Firefox

Google Music has been moved to the new Google Play subdomain along with the Android Market, part of Google Books and Google Movies. The main purpose for the move was to consolidate all services under one address, to make it more attractive and accessible to users of the service. The main aim of the service is to create a counterweight to Apple’s iTunes service which is also offering different media in one interface.Google Music users who open the service’s website now are automatically...

8 Mar/12

Tweak Firefox’s Back and Forward History

Tweak Firefox’s Back and Forward History

Most Firefox users know that they can use the browsing history to go back to a site they have visited previously. Depending on the configuration of the browser, they see history related items when they enter text in the browser’s address bar, or when they visit the history menu that lists all the previously visited pages.Most do not know that Firefox displays site-specific history entries when the back and forward buttons in the browser are right-clicked (or left-clicked and held...

8 Mar/12

Tweak Firefox’s Back and Forward History

Tweak Firefox’s Back and Forward History

Most Firefox users know that they can use the browsing history to go back to a site they have visited previously. Depending on the configuration of the browser, they see history related items when they enter text in the browser’s address bar, or when they visit the history menu that lists all the previously visited pages.Most do not know that Firefox displays site-specific history entries when the back and forward buttons in the browser are right-clicked (or left-clicked and held...

8 Mar/12

Mozilla Retires Add-on Collector

Mozilla Retires Add-on Collector

Remember the Firefox collections feature? No? Then you are not the only one. Back in 2009 Mozilla introduced collections to the official Firefox Add-ons repository. With this feature users could create their own add-on collections, and publish them  publicly on the Mozilla website. A collection usually listed between 5 and 30 different add-ons that other Firefox users could then install more comfortably in the browser.There was no option to install all add-ons in one go though, but a third...

8 Mar/12

Mozilla Retires Add-on Collector

Mozilla Retires Add-on Collector

Remember the Firefox collections feature? No? Then you are not the only one. Back in 2009 Mozilla introduced collections to the official Firefox Add-ons repository. With this feature users could create their own add-on collections, and publish them  publicly on the Mozilla website. A collection usually listed between 5 and 30 different add-ons that other Firefox users could then install more comfortably in the browser.There was no option to install all add-ons in one go though, but a third...