Firefox is a beautiful browser when it works. After some time, though, it can get pretty slow just like any other browser as it starts consuming more resources to perform basic functions. To mitigate this, you’ll need to take a few steps to get rid of any extra burdens the browser might put on your system. Let’s get started!
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YouTube is great for business, social media marketing, creating tutorials, and entertainment but it does lack some features that would take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Here are some great extensions for Google Chrome that will enhance your viewing experience making YouTube all you ever wanted it to be!
Google Chrome comes with plenty of extensions that allow you to do almost anything on your browser. These 4 new tab page Chrome extensions can help you get right to where you’re going online a whole lot faster through the new tab button. Check them out now!
Firefox doesn’t come with a native translation tool, If you are a Firefox user, here are several extensions that you can use to easily translate foreign text to your own language.
Our browsers have somehow replaced the daily newspaper, and it’s often what we use to access information that we want to know at the start of the day. With Feedly for FireFox, your go-to sites can now be viewed in a stylish, magazine-like format for your reading pleasure.
If you have been blogging for a long time, you would know the time and effort that goes into creating quality posts consistently. Blogging takes at least an hour of your time and all of your bright ideas. There are instances, however, that tasks related to blogging can slow you down and take up too […]
Google Chrome is an amazing browser. When coupled with other Google applications, like Gmail, you have a great winning combination. With a few Chrome extensions, you can really harness the power of the duo. There are other articles out there that talk about Gmail extensions for Chrome. In the list below, I am going to […]
Ever since Gnome started the extensions site where developers can submit their extensions to the library, there have been a great number of useful extensions that appear in the list. With the new extension site, installation of extensions is simply a mouse click. Gone are the days where we still need to add a custom […]
If you are an avid blog visitor or if you go to websites such as BBC, or any other website where you happen to read something – check out the following four Google Chrome extensions that will make your reading experience even better. These extensions allow users to remove the junk (e.g ads, links etc.) […]
Apple’s own web browser may have fluctuated in popularity over the years but recent iterations have seen it become much more stable, swift and flexible in a bid to keep up with the innovation seen in competing browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The result is a default web browser which is powerful and […]
Do you like the layout of your Facebook homepage? What about its color scheme? Or that the news ticker sidebar is pissing you off? Do you hide the chat box for good? While Facebook is addictive, it can be annoying as well. Some of its feature like the news ticker, chat box etc. can be […]
In our review of Linux Mint 12, we were impressed with the implementation of the Mint Gnome Shell Extensions (MGSE) and how it make the user-interface easy to use again. Now, if you are using Ubuntu and you don’t want to go through the hassle of installing Linux Mint from scratch, here’s how you can […]
We have covered plenty of Gnome Shell tips here in Make Tech Easier, but we also know that those are not enough to satisfy all of you. So here you are, more Gnome shell tips and tricks for you. Install Gnome Tweak Tool Before we begin, it is best that you have Gnome Tweak Tool […]
Almost a year ago, we shared a few of the more fun and useful web applications for Google Chrome. Since then, several great new apps have been added to the Web Store, and a few of them really stand out. Sure, many of them are little more than links to a existing web app, and […]
It has only been several weeks since Google+ opened its door to limited users and it has already created plenty of buzz. While many people still have not gotten their invites, there are already 10 million users on the platform and a billion items shared per day. If you find yourself terribly addicted to Google+, […]
Google launched its Chrome browser in 2008. At the time it was fast, secure, stable and a minimalistic alternative to Microsoft’s beleaguered Internet Explorer and Mozilla’s bloated Firefox. However, Chrome was also criticised for lacking any extensions or customisation options. So, slowly Google rolled out extensions, theme support, and even Web Apps. Although we have […]
Gmail comes with the labs features where you can activate new (and useful) features to enhance your email experience. Other than the labs features, there are also several other third party Gmail web apps that you can use to improve your productivity. These web apps can help you to organize your inbox behind the scene […]
Being able to speak multiple languages doesn’t mean you are able to write perfectly well in those languages. There are times where misspelled words go unnoticed and the article was published with the error. If you are like me, you will definitely enjoy the spell checking feature in Firefox. Firefox‘s built-in spell checking feature has […]
There is no doubts about the usefulness of a mouse. It allows you to move around the screen faster and click on links that are located at the far corner of the screen. However, if you are used to the keyboard, there are times when you just hate to move your hand from the keyboard […]
If you’ve paid the slightest attention to the tech arena in the past weeks, you will definitely notice the buzz on the Chrome OS and the web store. While the Chrome OS is not ready for public consumption, the Web store is already available for those who are using Google Chrome 8 and above. Read […]