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Ever wonder what cookies websites are adding to your computer when you’re online? Ever wonder what websites are tracking your browsing habits and how? Well a new Firefox add-on by Mozilla is designed to help you learn just that. Lightbeam, …Read More »
Bitdefender TrafficLight protects you from malware, phishing websites, and privacy trackers [Chrome, Firefox, Safari]
The Internet may be filled with so many interesting things but that doesn’t mean that you should just keep your guard down. As a matter of fact, there is no guarantee that you won’t get hit by those spy bots …Read More »
Do you ever find yourself getting ridiculously unorganized with an unnecessary amount of tabs open in your browser? As a journalist I’m constantly having to open a dozen tabs while researching an article, or creating new graphics. Maybe you work …Read More »
The tew tab feature in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera looks simple and neat; when you want to open a new tab, a new tab page opens allowing you to visit whatever website desired. The problem is that it lacks in …Read More »
With semi-unique identifiers like IP address, the Internet was never intended to be a private place. However, privacy is a topmost priority for many web-goers. More specifically, many users are concerned about their surfing habits being tracked by websites and/or …Read More »
[Firefox, Chrome] Resume unfinished YouTube videos from where you left off instead of from the beginning with Video Resumer
Have you ever been watching a YouTube video and had to stop in the middle of it? I know I have! Maybe it is because I have a short intention span and things distract me pretty easily. Regardless of the …Read More »
[Chrome, Firefox] Privacyfix allows you to control how Google, Facebook, and other websites track you
A decade ago the internet was just a tiny little speck and online privacy was not a huge issue. Your information was only in a few places and back then we were more careful with what we did. Plus the …Read More »
Last year dotTech reviewed an add-on called HTTPS Everywhere developed by the folks at Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Tor Project. For those that aren’t familiar with it, HTTPS Everywhere forces the use of HTTPS (instead of HTTP) on …Read More »
Sometimes websites have YouTube videos embedded, allowing you to watch the video(s) without having to go to YouTube’s website. However, what happens when you are simply given a link to a YouTube video, such as in an e-mail or on …Read More »
In today’s bigger and faster world, we don’t want a website to load slow. YSlow will tell you if a website is slow and why. This addon is mostly directed to webmasters and hosts rather than the average Joe but …Read More »
If you are a normal internet user, than you have a lot of passwords. QuickPasswords is a password manager that helps you remember and use all your passwords.
What is it and what does it do
QuickPasswords is …Read More »
If you look at lots of articles on the web, often you don’t want to see content outside the article like the tabs, other articles, and what not. If you are this type of person, then Evernote Clearly is for …Read More »
If you use a lot of Google products then Google Shortcuts is for you. It lets you quickly get to all of your favorite Google sites.
What is it and what does it do
Google Shortcuts provides a …Read More »
If you don’t like all of those annoying YouTube annotations that most YouTube producers love to add do their videos, then YouTube Hide Annotations is for you.
What is it and what does it do
This add-on lets …Read More »
Firefox OS is Mozilla’s attempt at an HTML5-powered mobile operating system. There are already ways to test Firefox OS on your desktop but all those ways are extremely complicated to setup. So a Mozilla developer put together r2d2b2g, a …Read More »
If you are anything like me, you don’t have a satellite or cable TV service; you most likely get your entertainment from sites like YouTube. If you are in this category, or if you like to watch lots of YouTube …Read More »
So thanks to you lovely people, I have had my eyes opened to the wonderful world of all the bookmark managing systems that Firefox actually has to offer. So today, I bring you Foxtab.
I really, really like Foxtabs’ interface. …Read More »
I’m a gamer geek but an admittedly latecomer to the game, so to speak. When I first started playing World of Warcraft, I’d never heard of an achievement system. So the first time I got one, it startled me. But …Read More »
I’m a fan of Opera’s Speed Dial. Until today, I hadn’t found similar functionality for Firefox — then I found Viewmarks.
In simple terms, Viewmarks adds Speed Dial-like functionality to Firefox. Viewmarks puts a little “Open book with bookmark” icon …Read More »
Every website exists on a server, somewhere in the world. I like to know where my websites are located – mostly because that indicates when I can expect responses to my support requests, among other things. Until I found Flagfox …Read More »
I do a lot of graphic design on the side. When downloading a massive amount of stock images, it’s usually an annoying one-at-a-time process. Not so since I found DownThemAll.
DownThemAll takes the annoyance of mass-downloading and makes it simpler. …Read More »
For awhile, I was watching Hulu.com all the time. It was much more convenient than setting aside time to watch TV on the actual television. One of my favorite features of the site was the ability to “turn off lights”, …Read More »
Wanna capture your browser screen and do cool red rectangles with pointing arrows and text annotations just like Ashraf does? If your answer is yes, then check out Awesome Screenshot.
ABOUT AWESOME SCREENSHOT
By now, you already know that …Read More »
The average Firefox address bar contains a website URL; how boring. Location Bar Enhancer, an add-on for Firefox, changes all that by turning your address bar into a breadcrumb trail — you know the type of thing you see …Read More »
Have you ever felt the need to open the web page you’re looking at in other browsers, for whatever imaginable reason, while using Firefox? If you’re nodding your head up and down at the screen, I’ve got good news for …Read More »
Regardless of what browser you use, you want to know that any site on which you enter personal information is secure. You can spend time looking for the famous lock or to see if it says “https” instead of …Read More »