Archive for the ‘Firefox’ Category

PageTweet allows you to shrink a URL for sharing on Twitter and other social networking sites, but also allows you to add your own 140 character message to the actual link that you’re sharing.  Your message doesn’t appear in your Twitter updates with the link, it appears on the actual site – allowing the people […]

If you find yourself constantly bookmarking articles you find online to come back to later, then “I Need To Read This” is a handy application that you’ll probably love.  It allows you to easily find articles that you want to read later, without cluttering your bookmarks folder. There’s not much of a learning curve here […]

Readability is a bookmarklet that allows you to quickly remove distracting ads from a Website.  Just choose the text and margin size you prefer and drag the bookmarklet up to your bookmarks toolbar.  Whenever you’re on a site that is cluttered with too many distractions, click on the Readability bookmarklet and you’ll be presented with […]

PowerTwitter is a Firefox Add-on that provides you with some much needed features within your Twitter account.  It allows you to search Twitter right from your homepage, view media in-line, and expands links within Tweets so you know what you’re clicking on. I’ve been using PowerTwitter for a few months now (previously reviewed here), and […]

Juice is a Firefox Extension that delivers relevant videos, photos, and news right to your sidebar.  Juice also allows you to store videos and photos in your sidebar to view later. After you install Juice, just highlight any bit of text that you want to find more content on and drag it and drop it […]

KwiClick is a Firefox Add-on that allows you to perform searches and look up information without having to leave the page you’re on.  It’s currently an experimental Add-on, so keep that in mind if you’re planning on testing it out. After you install it, you’ll see the KwiClick favicon in the lower right corner of […]

The other day a friend of mine suddenly freaked out when he saw a long list of bookmarks drop down every time he started typing a URL into the address bar in Firefox.  I couldn’t understand the confusion because I thought everyone knew about “The Awesome Bar” in Firefox 3 and how to disable it.  […]