Tag Archives: Firefox Add-ons and Extensions

Find social profiles in seconds

Its pretty common practice that any time you meet a new person on internet you would like to have some background check to find where the person is involved online so you can find more about him. Until now we had been doing it manually, picking link from one place or the other but now Madgex labs has come out ...

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Gift a wardrobe to your Firefox with Personas

Personas for Firefox is a Firefox add-on, using which you can dress up your Firefox with different skins. Have a look at the collection of some skins. Looks great, isn’t it? This is a simple and easy to use add-on, simply install it and later you can access the options for Personas for Firefox under the Tools tab, as shown ...

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Skip Screen : Bypass waiting time on file sharing services

SkipScreen is a Firefox add-on which allows you to save time by bypassing the countdown on file sharing services like Rapidshare, zShare, Mediafire, Megaupload etc. Simply install this add-on like any other add-on, leave the rest to SkipScreen, now whenever you want to download a file from such services, SkipScreen will bypass (skip) the time, and will allow you to ...

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Restart FireFox manually with Quick Restart

FireFox browsers sometimes needs to be restarted again when you change theme or add an extension. This option is added at run time but in case you would like to restart FireFox browser manually, Quick Restart helps you to do a manual restart. This Addon adds a Restart option in File Menu of the browser which is functionally  equivalent restart ...

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Twitter Fox – Mini Twitter Client

Twitter Fox is a Firefox add-on, and has almost everything you required to address it as a ‘Mini Twitter Client”. You can post your updates, and see the updates from friends too, have a look at the animation below. Installation part is simple as any other Firefox add-on, once installed you can access Twitter Fox from the bottom right of ...

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Page Reboot: Bookmarklet for Automatically refresh a web page

PageReboot provides you a bookmarklet which allows you to reload any web page after specified  amount of time.  Why use a automatic re loader ? Many a times  you would like to see the live data on a website and if there is no provision for live update on that page, Page Reboot comes handy. This is also useful if ...

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Launch or Open IE tabs in Firefox

Many a times FireFox users need to open windows in Internet Explorer either for testing or for sites which work in IE  best. This is a common scenario when you visit Microsoft Site or use some of the Microsoft applications like SQL Reporting Services, Share Point.  But this adds on an extra step for you first launch IE and then ...

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Convert Webpage to PDF, View PDF as HTML with PDF Download

Last night, while searching for some converters, I came across this awesome Firefox add-on, which has given me like another reason to keep Firefox as my default Browser. PDF Download is a Firefox add-on, which efficiently handles all your PDF related needs encountered while browsing. Once installed you can access the settings for it from the ‘Tools’ tab of your ...

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Prioritize Real time Twitter Search Results on Google SERP

Twitter is not just a social networking or a micro-blogging platform; it’s also like a hub of information for almost everything. Twitter search is already there to get the search results for any term on Twitter, but if you search for any Keyword on Google, you get one result which is URL for results (Realtime Search results) of same Keyword ...

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Manage multiple commenting profiles to Comment faster

Every day we come across several articles and we comment on many of them. Generally every comment form has couple of fields like Name, Email, Website and a Captcha (word verification or arithmetic problem) ,out of these Website filed is the only optional one, so this leads to manually fill out every field while commenting. Now Firefox by default remembers ...

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Get IE8 Accelerator in FireFox : Select n Go

IE Accelerators are new feature in version 8 where the right click menu is enhanced to do things quickly like searching a text in maps or you tube. If you want to have the same effect in Firefox then you need the Select n Go extension which does the same thing and in fact better then IE 8 because of ...

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Block specific sites to be seen in Browsing History List

Anonymous Browsing allows you to completely keep of tracking what you did and where you went while surfing the web but then you don’t use it all the time. Probably we might like to have some set of sites not show up in our browsing history list rather than turning the switch completely on or off. This is where History ...

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