With social media today, it is very easy to lose focus on the work at hand and get distracted. If you’re like me, you probably have Facebook open along with Twitter waiting to catch the latest update. LeechBlock is a simple productivity tool: an extension for the Firefox web browser designed to block those time-wasting sites.
Big Brother is watching. And, if you’re on the insecure HTTP protocol then your browsing can be monitored. Although HTTPS has been around forever, many sites (including us) do not allow for browsing on HTTPS.
Early 2010, we blogged about three tools that help you remotely control your desktop. There are several more tools and a new kid to hit the block is from our very only Google in the form of the Chrome Remote Desktop. Google Chrome Desktop is an extension for Google Chrome that allows users to remotely access another computer using the Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
FoxLingo is considered is your all in one Language tool that offers great features such as Web Page Translation, Translated Search, Auto Translation, Text Translation, Language Resources and Learning Languages. FoxLingo helps you translate webpage in over 1,500 different language pairs and allows you to search foeign pages using terms written in your language. Furthermore it automatically translates websites by recognizing their domain and translates text entered in the search box or any selected webpage for that matter.
So, do you Twitter? And, do you use Firefox? Yesterday, Nikhil covered five places to get free backgrounds for your Twitter profile.
A shell extension is an in-process COM object which extends the Windows’ abilities. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components. E.
Total Validator is a free one-stop all-in-one validator comprising a HTML validator, an accessibility validator, a spelling validator, a broken links validator, and the ability to take screenshots with different browsers to see what your web pages really look like. You can select what validations you wish to run as well as which browser screenshot you wish to see and Total Validator will bring you a custom report on the errors. You also even more advanced settings, upload a page or cut & paste the HTML directly.
Using too many plugins in Firefox will make an already resource hungry Firefox to get hungrier. I make sure that I keep the add-ons down to a minimum. However, there are a few plugins I just need to have installed in my browser!
One thing that all of us depend on in Firefox is the ability to install extensions that make the browser more userfriendly. After careful choosing, I tried to restrict the number of addons I use to sixteen. If I uninstall Firefox, or if I have to install it on another computer, my job begins fresh of reinstalling all these addons.