How To Open Any File In Firefox With rollApp File Opener

How To Open Any File In Firefox With rollApp File Opener

Cloud storage is great for accessing files from multiple computers, but having to download them every time can be time consuming and tedious. RollApp File Opener for Firefox lets you open and edit any file in your cloud storage from within the browser, without having to install any other application.

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Add Evernote Functionality to Gmail with Everbot Firefox Add-on

Add Evernote Functionality to Gmail with Everbot Firefox Add-on

If you’re a frequent Evernote user, you can now send single emails or entire email threads in Gmail to your Evernote account and save it into a specified notebook, and insert notes from within Gmail and send as a link to the recipient. Here’s how it works.

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How to Customize Your Mouse Cursor on Facebook [Firefox]

How to Customize Your Mouse Cursor on Facebook [Firefox]

Have you ever wanted to change the way your mouse cursor looks on Facebook? Are you tired of your same old boring cursor being used for every website that you visit? If you’re looking to add a little personalization to Facebook, you can do so via a Firefox Add-on.

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How to Quickly Define Any Word on a Web Page [Firefox]

How to Quickly Define Any Word on a Web Page [Firefox]

How many times have you come across a word online that you’ve never heard of before? The easiest way to resolve this issue, while using Firefox, is to install the WikiLook add-on. With it, you can lookup and define any words that you want.

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How to Run Firefox OS In Your Browser

How to Run Firefox OS In Your Browser

Mozilla has come out with their own version of mobile OS, also known as Firefox OS. Here is how you can run Firefox OS in your browser.

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Check Shortened URLs in FireFox with Unshorten.It Add-on

Check Shortened URLs in FireFox with Unshorten.It Add-on

Shortened URLs could contain unsafe content that can harm your computer and even steal your personal information. If you use Firefox, here is how you can preview shortened URLs and makes sure the source is safe for viewing.

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This Week’s Best Chrome and Firefox Extensions

This Week’s Best Chrome and Firefox Extensions

A lot of web extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox are added daily, it’s hard to determine which one is really worth a try. With this roundup, we aim to make your life easier by giving you only the best new web tools that pass the MTE standards. Here are this week’s picks.

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How To Send Private Links To Your Friends From Your Browser (Firefox)

How To Send Private Links To Your Friends From Your Browser (Firefox)

Sharing web content is something any avid web user does, usually through social networks. Share This Page is a Firefox add-on that allows you to share a URL privately to your contacts in Twitter, Facebook and Gmail. This is great for those instances where you find a link that you only want to share with a specific person and not necessarily to all your friends or followers.

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How To Access Multiple Email Accounts in Firefox With Simple Mail

How To Access Multiple Email Accounts in Firefox With Simple Mail

Having multiple email accounts and checking them separately can be time consuming, yet it’s something we all must do to stay connected. Simple Mail is a Firefox add-on that allows you to set up multiple email accounts within the browser.

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Reply To Facebook And Twitter Notifications From Your Email With PowerInbox

Reply To Facebook And Twitter Notifications From Your Email With PowerInbox

Power Inbox is a feature-rich extension for both FireFox and Google Chrome that allows for multiple interactive functions from within the email account. However, its best and useful feature is being able to reply, like or comment on any email notifications from sites like Facebook and Twitter. Here’s how it works:

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Unsocialize Lets You Read Facebook Articles Without Installing Apps

Unsocialize Lets You Read Facebook Articles Without Installing Apps

Facebook is a great place for sharing information with friends and anyone in our network. In fact, it’s often where people look for relevant news and any information that they’re interested in. This practice has been easy for most of us before social readers came along.

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Improve Your Productivity on the Web with RescueTime

Improve Your Productivity on the Web with RescueTime

The Internet is no doubt one of the greatest technological innovations in history. It allows you to do research, entertain yourself, and communicate with others in other parts of the world. However, the problem is that the Internet is just too useful at times. Since the Web is fraught with information and activities, you can easily find yourself distracted. What if there is a way you can improve your productivity on the Web without having to rely on shear willpower alone?

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How To Remove Gmail Ads in FireFox

How To Remove Gmail Ads in FireFox

Most free web services rely on ads to support their sites, and email is not an exception. As much as we love free email service, sometimes ads can be a minor nuisance. If you’re always distracted with advertisements in Gmail, or just want to get rid of the visual noise, this handy Firefox add-on can help with that.

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How To Get Websites To Load Automatically in FireFox

How To Get Websites To Load Automatically in FireFox

If you visit specific websites at regular times within the week, you probably have it bookmarked for easy access. However, if you want a more automated solution, you might want to try this method.

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Feedly: View Your Favorite Sites In A Stylish Magazine Format (FireFox)

Feedly: View Your Favorite Sites In A Stylish Magazine Format (FireFox)

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.

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Read Ebooks In FireFox with ePub Reader

Read Ebooks In FireFox with ePub Reader

If you’re a frequent e-book reader, chances are you have some kind of software installed in your computer to conveniently read these files. With FireFox’s ePub Reader extension, you can now do away with the bulky software and open epub files from within the browser.

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View Your Twitter Feeds in FireFox with TwitBin

View Your Twitter Feeds in FireFox with TwitBin

Whether you access Twitter for business or personal use, it’s probably a daily routine that makes up for your time on the Internet. However, other online activities such as checking e-mail, reading articles or watching videos, might cause you to neglect checking your Twitter account. I’m always in awe when people are able to tweet […]

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Organize Your Bookmarks In Style With Super Start Extension for Firefox

Organize Your Bookmarks In Style With Super Start Extension for Firefox

Bookmarks are helpful tools for quick access to any favorite site. However, creating and keeping track of them can be a tedious task for most people. Even getting to the bookmarks folder requires a few extra clicks. Super Start, a visual bookmark extension for Firefox, is a great solution for easily saving your most visited […]

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5 Must-Have Firefox Extensions For Blogging

5 Must-Have Firefox Extensions For Blogging

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 […]

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Cocoon For Firefox Gives You A Secure And Private Browsing Session

Cocoon For Firefox Gives You A Secure And Private Browsing Session

We have previously shared a few addons for your browser to secure your online connection and protect your online privacy. For those who prefer a simple set-and-leave-it method, Cocoon is an useful extension that you can use. Rather than blocking scripts and preventing sites from writing cookies to your browser, Cocoon works like a shield […]

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How To Stay Up-To-Date About Your Favorite Websites

How To Stay Up-To-Date About Your Favorite Websites

The best way to get updates about a website or a web service is using the email feature. If the website offers email updates, you will be able to get all the updates right inside your email. The next popular method is to subscribe to its RSS feed. Now, what if the website that you […]

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How to Restore the RSS Feed Icon In Firefox [Quick Tips]

How to Restore the RSS Feed Icon In Firefox [Quick Tips]

If you are a Firefox user and also an avid RSS feed reader, one thing you will notice missing from recent update of Firefox is the RSS Feed icon that uses to reside at the right hand corner of the URL bar. According to the Mozilla developer, the removal of the icon is because it […]

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BrowserLinux: A Linux Distro For The Sole Purpose Of Browsing The Web

BrowserLinux: A Linux Distro For The Sole Purpose Of Browsing The Web

Apple has made famous the phrase “There is an app for that“. In the open source Linux world, you can apply the same saying too: “There is an distro for that“. Indeed, for whatever functions you want your OS to perform, there is a distro for that. Need a media center? Mythbuntu. Need a multimedia […]

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7 Design Considerations You Should Follow When Designing A Firefox Theme

7 Design Considerations You Should Follow When Designing A Firefox Theme

The web browser is often the most used application on any given computer. We spend so much time using this application that it’s more utilitarian functions have taken precedence over design. However, all three major web browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox) offer the ability to customize your browser with unique themes. In fact, for […]

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How to Tile Your Tabs Easily in Firefox

How to Tile Your Tabs Easily in Firefox

There are a lot of cool extension in the Firefox add-on library. Many are wildly useful, but come in under the radar and don’t gain popularity. Tile tab is one of these add-ons. Simply put, Tile Tab lets you fit multiple tabs onto your screen without multiple instances of your browser being open.

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How to Create Your Own Browser Theme And Share It With Your Reader

How to Create Your Own Browser Theme And Share It With Your Reader

If you are running a business, you will know the importance of branding. A good (or bad) brand can single-handedly make or break your business. In the online world, there are multiple ways for you to promote your brand. One of them is to create a beautiful browser theme (with your brand on it) and […]

By Damien -
How To Spell Check Multiple Languages In Firefox?

How To Spell Check Multiple Languages In Firefox?

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 […]

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InstantFox Makes Searches From The Address Bar A Breeze [Firefox]

InstantFox Makes Searches From The Address Bar A Breeze [Firefox]

Ever since Google launches instant search, there have been plenty of addons and extensions that attempt to emulate the behavior either in the search bar or address bar. Some of these extensions not only successfully created the “instant” effects, some have even added more features to make it better. InstantFox is one such extension. InstanFox […]

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Integrated Gmail: Use All Google Applications From Within Gmail

Integrated Gmail: Use All Google Applications From Within Gmail

Google provides internet users with a number of valuable services. These services include Gmail, Reader, Calendar, Maps, Analytics, and many others. Often we find ourselves using many of these web apps simultaneously. The result is a huge clutter of browser tabs between which we are constantly jumping. Here to tidy up that situation and provide […]

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Google Shortcuts Accesses All Google Services In One Click

Google Shortcuts Accesses All Google Services In One Click

Are you a googler? Well, you may not be an employee of Google, but I am sure you have used at least one Google services. If you are like me, who are using multiple Google products (from Google search engine, to Gmail, Docs, Calendar, Reader, Picasa and many more), you will appreciate the beauty of […]

By Damien -
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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

By Damien -
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. […]

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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) […]

By Damien -
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 […]

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Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

You know all the web browsers, right? At least, all the REAL browsers. There’s Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and of course Internet Explorer. It’s not likely any more little guys could join a game with players like that, right? If you were to try Midori, the WebKit-based GTK web browser for Linux and Windows, you […]

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How To Setup The Ultimate Multi-Platform Writing Environment With Simplenote

How To Setup The Ultimate Multi-Platform Writing Environment With Simplenote

I’ve just watched a beautiful animation titled “The Secret of Kells”. I’m not going to spoil anything by telling you the story here, but I can tell you that the movie described how hard the process of writing a book was back in the middle age. It required top notch craftsmanship to write each and […]

By Jeffry Thurana -
Rapportive Lets You Know Everything About Your Gmail Contacts

Rapportive Lets You Know Everything About Your Gmail Contacts

When you sign up for a social network, I am sure that it will ask you to provide your email address and password so as to find out who in your contact list is also available in the network. I’m not sure about you, but I am always a little nervous when I let an […]

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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 […]

By Damien -
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 […]

By Damien -
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 […]

By Damien -
How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

How to Perform Site Specific Search With Google, Yahoo and Bing

Previously we have discussed how to perform a country specific search using any search engine. This involves filtering search results from a specific country which can be useful in certain situations. We have also seen how to perform language specific search on the web. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use […]

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Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

Schedule Your Emails With Boomerang For Gmail + We Got Invites

I have been an avid Gmail user since the first day it launched. I like the way that it integrates my calendar, tasks, contacts all in one place and allows me to manage multiple email accounts simultaneously. I almost have no complaints about it, only until recently when I need to schedule a email to […]

By Damien -
Sync Your Desktop Browser to Your Android Phone

Sync Your Desktop Browser to Your Android Phone

Let’s say you are doing research on your desktop browser and you need to leave your computer to run some errand. Wouldn’t it be great if you can sync what you are reading to your mobile phone so that you can continue your research on the move? If you are using an Android phone (running […]

By Damien -
Been Searching From The URL Bar? Now You Can Tweet From It As Well!

Been Searching From The URL Bar? Now You Can Tweet From It As Well!

When Firefox 3 first debuted, its “awesome bar” is only capable of searching from the history and bookmarks (and of course, load URL). Then, we teach you how to perform a search from the URL bar. Now, you can add another feature to it: send a tweet from the URL bar. There is no lack […]

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