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A Review Of KidZui: The Internet For Kids

A Review Of KidZui: The Internet For Kids

The Internet is a scary virtual world for parents. Letting your children loose on the Internet is like sending them out on the street without a chaperone. Internet filters may protect them from stumbling upon the most offensive websites, but they do nothing to guide them to educational or kid-safe fun sites. That is up […]

Find And Fix The Hogs On Your Site Using YSlow Firefox Add-On

Find And Fix The Hogs On Your Site Using YSlow Firefox Add-On

People may argue about the definition of a good website from the aesthetic point of view. But technically speaking, speed is one of the requirements of a great website. So, if you are a website owner who wants to keep your visitor happy, it’s important to have your site(s) always on the fast lane. There […]

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

For those who are using Firefox 4 beta 7, you will notice that the status bar is now gone. In the past, whenever you hover your mouse over a link, the URL will be displayed in the status bar. With the removal of the status bar, the URL is now displayed in the address bar, […]

How to Run Google Instant in Firefox

How to Run Google Instant in Firefox

We all know Google Instant right? The Google search page that shows the search results as you are typing the search term. To access Google Instant in whatever browser you are using, simply head to Google.com and you can do an instant search immediately. In Google Chrome, you can access Google instant from the omnibar. […]

Hyperwords Lets You Obtain Web Information Faster And Easier

Hyperwords Lets You Obtain Web Information Faster And Easier

We have previously mentioned KwiClick that allows you to perform an interactive task (such as search in Google) after you highlighted a sentence/word/phrase. Hyperwords is another such extension for both Google Chrome and Firefox, only that it comes with more options and is faster. When browsing the Web, there will be times (plenty of times) […]

Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Best Firefox Addons For Web Designers And Developers

Whether you are a designer, a developer, coder or a blogger, when it comes to designing or developing for the web, you just can’t live without browser extensions. There are so many tools available – from tinkering with CSS codes, choosing color pallets, debugging HTML source, analyzing loading times; the list is endless. While some of […]

Quick Review Of Firefox Beta For Android

Quick Review Of Firefox Beta For Android

There is no lack of browsers in the Android market, but still, the release of Firefox beta for Android is worth all the attention. The beta version of Firefox for Android brings much changes and improvement to its pre-alpha build. Plenty of new features such as sync, addons, awesome screen and the improved user-interface are […]

How to Edit the Context Menu in Firefox

How to Edit the Context Menu in Firefox

Have you ever wanted to change the item listed in the context menu in Firefox and find that there are no ways for you to change it in the Preferences section? The Firefox browser comes with a list of preset items for your context menu and is supposed to be the most useful options during […]

Snippet: How to Disable Firefox 4 Tab Preview in Windows 7

Snippet: How to Disable Firefox 4 Tab Preview in Windows 7

We all know that Firefox 4 comes with plenty of interesting and useful features. However, there is one feature that really annoy me out of hell – the tab preview feature (only available for Windows 7). Here’s what happen: Let’s assume that your Firefox browser is opened with plenty of tabs, but it is not […]

Firefox 4 Review: App Tab, Panorama and Sync

Firefox 4 Review: App Tab, Panorama and Sync

Mozilla has recently released the fourth beta of the Firefox 4 browser. I have been testing it since the first beta and I am happy to see the progress and the addition of new features with each beta. I have held on the review of Firefox 4 because most of the features are still unstable […]

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

It is a known fact that Firefox is a memory monster. It consumes your memory like there is no tomorrow. Load up a few tabs and it starts to slow down (or even crash). This is also the main reason why many people are ditching Firefox for Google Chrome. If you are bothered by this […]

How to Sync Your Firefox Settings Across Various Devices

How to Sync Your Firefox Settings Across Various Devices

When you close a Firefox browser with many active tabs, it will usually prompt you to save your session so that the next time you open the browser, the tabs will be restored. What if you can get the tabs/session to restore automatically on a Firefox browser in another computer? Just imagine, you can do […]

How to Perform Encrypted Google Searches From Firefox and Google Chrome

How to Perform Encrypted Google Searches From Firefox and Google Chrome

Quite some days back, Google introduced encrypted Google searches. The concept of encryption comes into play when Internet services use secure socket layers, better known as SSL connections to encrypt the information that travels between your computer and their service. An encrypted service is recognized by a web address that starts with “https” and this […]

6 More Greasemonkey Scripts for Your Browsing Enjoyment

6 More Greasemonkey Scripts for Your Browsing Enjoyment

We’ve previously covered Greasemonkey, an unbelievably useful Firefox extension that allows you to run user-created scripts that enhance what Firefox can do. Now, these scripts are no longer confined to Firefox. Chrome, Opera, and Safari also have support for user scripts, although sometimes with limitations. These scripts provide a huge range of capabilities, like revising […]

Get Compiz-like 3D Effects In Your Firefox

Get Compiz-like 3D Effects In Your Firefox

If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to impress your non-geek friends with 3D graphical effects, here is another one to add to your collection. FoxTab is a Firefox extension that transforms Firefox into a 3D browser with Compiz-like graphical effects. The good thing about FoxTab is that it is cross […]

6 Tips and Tricks For Firefox Address Bar

6 Tips and Tricks For Firefox Address Bar

The Firefox address bar can be put to good use and you can tweak it according to your needs. You can hide the search suggestions, interchange the position of Firefox awesome bar and the address bar and do a lot of creative things from the address bar itself. Here is a list of 5 simple […]

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

How to Get Chrome’s Smart OmniBar in Firefox

As we all know, the Google Chrome is famous for its minimalist approach to laying out the interface. There is no menubar and statusbar and the tabs are located out of the window rather than inside the window. One of the important component that it has successfully discarded is the search bar. Instead, there is […]

5 Great Firefox Addons For Power Video Surfing

5 Great Firefox Addons For Power Video Surfing

Anyone surfing the Web these days can tell you they are hard pressed to find a site that doesn’t have or isn’t linking to video. Many of the videos embedded on sites are hosted on Youtube or a similar site. Most of these sites do not offer many options to share the actual video. Sure […]