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Quick Tip: Remember the Milk for Gmail

Remember the Milk, a great to web-based to-do list application, has released an excellent plug-in for the Firefox.  It works with gmail, creating a panel on the right side of your screen with your to-do list in it.  It’s now right there and you can add, remove, change and see all of your tasks in one place. The feature that really won me over, however, was the ability to set up either a tag or use the star in gmail to...

5 Steps to Productive Online Reading

Aardvark makes reading easier and saves paper and ink when printing. It is a Firefox extension, but is also available as a bookmarklet for Internet Explorer and Safari. When browsing the web, I always use the printer-friendly version of a page. It frees you from all the distractions of colour and ads, letting you focus on the material itself. Pure text reduces page length and takes up far less ink when printing. However,...

Quickly Edit Basic Firefox Options with Quick Pref...

If you’ve ever needed to change a basic preference in Firefox without opening the options window, this extension is for you. The extension adds either a menu in the menu bar or an icon-button to your “customize” menu that you can put wherever you want. The extension allows you to quickly enable/disable java, javascript, adblock and popup block all in one click of your mouse. All the other options are...

Add Vista-like Locationbar Functionality to Firefo...

One of the coolest new features in Windows Vista is the way folder structure is displayed in the locations bar. Vista organizes it in a way that makes it much more readable, and adds new features such as being able to back-track by clicking on folders in the location bar. Just like any other cool feature on other browsers, someone has taken the idea and turned it into a useful extension for Firefox. Introducing...

Learn what Words Mean with Dictionary Search for F...

If you want to develop a new habit, what do you do? You make it convenient to perform. So what if you want to expand your vocabulary? Easy, you install Dictionary Search for Firefox. Dictionary Search makes it easy to look up any unknown words you may stumble across using The Free Dictionary. Never again will you skim over a word that you don’t quite understand, because all you have to do from now on is high-light the...

How-to: Get all your extensions working in Firefox...

So Firefox 3 Beta came out the other day (if you don’t know that already, you have been living under a rock). It adds a bunch of cool new features, but the problem is most extensions are not yet compatible with it. It’s not that they don’t work, it’s just that they haven’t officially added support for the new Firefox. If you just can’t wait for all your extensions to migrate to 3.0, all...