Browsers

Browse the web without using the mouse [ Firefox Extension ]

Doing everything with Keyboard and avoiding mouse is something preferred by many of us, though I somehow don’t fall in this category, but I came across this cool FireFox add-on which allows you to browse without even touching your mouse So, let us understand how this works, it simply adds a numeric link to every click able area (live link), ...

Read More »

Quickly find text within Links [ Firefox ]

By default Firefox Find searches on all the things availble within the open window i.e both text and links. What if you want to search only the text in links or hyperlinks ? Just hit Win Key + single quotes ( ‘ )  and you would see quick FInd ( links only ) search box appearing at left bottom of ...

Read More »

Tabs in Chrome – “A new Experience in Tab Browsing”

Ashish already wrote a nice post, about the unique features of Chrome, I also downloaded and was going through several features of Chrome, later I realized something that was somehow missing in Ashish’s post was, regarding the tabs in Chrome. Tabs in Chrome are pretty different, as compared to any other application/browser with tabs, tabs here have a different location, ...

Read More »

Tired of selecting text using Mouse ? Try Caret Browsing

Many a times , lets say when you are preparing notes referring sites on internet, you need to select text from the page and copy down. Mostly we would use mouse to select text which becomes irritating if you have lot. With IE 8 and FF you get a feature called as Caret Browsing. Caret is also known as “text ...

Read More »

Features that are unique to Google Chrome

The launch of Google’s browser CHROME had drawn a lot of attention. As on first look I am not sure whats the advantage you get using it on Firefox or IE ( Specially the IE8 Beta 2 ) but there is one thing certain, Any Google Application will run extremely fast. On the other hand I found some Unique things ...

Read More »

Searching in between settings of about Config in Firefox

All configuration in Firefox in About:Config is in format of  somename.somename.somename ( they have dots in between the names). Now if you don’t know what exactly you want to find but only know words that might be there in it its difficult to find it directly. What I am talking about is search in listed configuration. So if you want ...

Read More »

Manage IMAP / POP Email with Firefox Extension

In case you don’t like to use any of email client like Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird here is brand new option for Firefox users. A new extension / plugin – SIMPLE MAIL , lets you manage your email accounts which have pop or IMAP facility right into your Firefox browser. You can do all the things which you could have ...

Read More »

Download Manager for Firefox

This FireFox extension, I had been looking for ages and oops it was last updated on 15th April !!!! Its again a FireFox extension which allows you to control your multiple downloads ( Resume or pause ) in FireFox just like other Download Managers  unlike just stop and start over which is the biggest disadvantage in case of FireFox internal ...

Read More »

Auto correct misspelled Domain extension

If you are using Firefox this will be a boon to you. This extension fixes the common mistakes we do when spelling the domain extension or TLD of .com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov, .mil, and all other mainstream TLDs, as well as the protocol (http:, https:). There is an option of auto correction but I would suggest you to use ...

Read More »

Backup everything of Firefox with FEBE [ Including Extensions and Profiles ]

Firefox Environment Backup Extension ( FEBE ) is another useful extension which backs up your extensions, themes, and (optionally) your bookmarks, preferences, passwords, cookies and just about everything else Firefox offers including your entire profile. This is pretty useful in case you want to synchronize between your home and office computer and laptops. It also allows: User defined backup where ...

Read More »

How to open last used windows and tabs in Firefox

Show my Windows from Last Browsing

This is possible with an in built option (but ignored ) present within Firefox / Mozilla. After setting it the next time you open the Firefox browser it will open the last used windows or tabs you were accessing in Firefox. Generally this option is triggered by Firefox / Mozilla automatically when Firefox cashes or forcefully closed. In the top ...

Read More »

Increase productivity with Better Gmail Extension

Better Gmail is an Firefox extension which makes your Gmail Experience much faster and smooth. Features like adding saved searches, attachment icons, label colors, keyboard macros, a filter assistant, and right-click conversation preview will make sure you get to know much more details of your mails even before you open it. Written by Lifehacker editor Gina Trapani, the extension is ...

Read More »