Following the announcement and subsequent release of the iPhone 4S, an escalating hype began to surround one of its most prominent new features – the system-wide voice assistant that was instantly recognized by many as the game changer in speech recognition applications. Although the excitement died down shortly after, it was rekindled by the release of untethered jailbreak for the device, and the many Siri-exclusive Cydia tweaks and add-ons that began to roll out with it. Seeing as it’s been a while and a lot of tweaks have made there way to the store, we decided to compile a list of the best ones. If you own a jailbroken iPhone 4S, read on past the break for ways to enhance your Siri experience.
The default Firefox Downloads Manager does not offer many features, thus forcing users to use add-ons, such as, DownThemAll (our review
) and DownloadStatusbar to speed it up and customize. If you want to customize the appearance of the Downloads Manager to make it easier to watch the progress of downloads, pausing it, and opening the directory where the files have been downloaded, then Download Manager Tweak
is one extension you should try. It provides an enhanced interface for the common Firefox Download Manager, allowing users to download in a new window or new tab, re-download deleted files and customize their download options.
At AddictiveTips, we use LastPass
, which is one of the best password manager around, but a lot of users still prefer to use the default password manager for Firefox to save all their passwords. The default password manager, as we all know, does not have any option to add a new entry, nor can it edit any saved passwords.
Saved Password Editor
is an add-on for Firefox that solves this problem. It extends the Saved Passwords
window, allowing you to create a new password entry, edit an existing one, or clone an entry.
is a simple solution for synchronizing all the Firefox addons across multiple systems. If you are using Firefox and need to install the addons on different systems without having to create a list manually then it would be of great help. Siphon is a Firefox add-on which creates a list of add-ons that are to be synced across multiple PCs.
Extensions are one of the main reason why users tend to opt Firefox as default browser. While facilitating novices with enhanced functionality, it also helps the advanced users alike. Image Spider
is a small Firefox add-on, contrived especially for webmasters to let them know image attributes instantly during the process of publishing or managing web pages.
is a Firefox add-on built especially for those who’ve been using FTP desktop utility like: FileZilla and need to use it frequently for data transfer. Arguably it is the most eminent FireFox extension. Since we haven't covered it before, in this post we will be covering all the feature & options it offers for those who have missed it out. It does not provide many features & options when compared with desktop FTP tools, but is pretty useful as you can use FTP client right in the browser.
Searching for relevant information from the web can be a tiresome task, where the data is huge and relevance is not guaranteed. Spammers also pollute search results abundantly, and the user is left between clicking through links, checking one out and then the other, going back, checking something else and so on. Outwit Docs
is a Firefox extension that filters out Word documents, Excel Spreadsheets, PDF files, and Presentations from search results and present them for direct download, instead of the user sorting through pages and pages of results.
Take all add-ons and bookmarklets that helps in providing the best reading experience on the web and throw them in the bucket. Debate Copy
add-on for Firefox is a full-fledge extension that combines different features to make your reading experience seamless. Below we have covered the six most important features.
A few days back I wrote a post Why You Should Migrate to Chrome
, I was wrong. It must be absurd to compare Firefox extensions with that of Chrome, but even though Chrome 4 is still in beta, we will compare them anyway.
You would have noticed that we have started reviewing extensions for Google Chrome as well. What was to be a quick testing, turned out to be a non-stop reviews for extensions. The only reason users were stuck with Firefox was add-ons and now they have no reason to stay. Read More
Buckts is an add-on for Firefox that adds a dock bar in the browser from where you can manage all your RSS feeds, Social Networks, and Search. At the moment it is in beta and allows users to add rss feed only, the social and search features are coming soon according to it’s website. Read More
Do you want to quickly add music files to your iTunes library without having to run iTunes? What if you want Firefox to automatically download your mp3 music and add it to the iTunes library? Both can be done and surprisingly no tweaking of any sort is required. Read More
Type about:config in Firefox’s address bar, hit Enter, and tell me what you see. If you don’t understand what the heck all the options are for then you are one of those people who need Configuration Mania add-on for Firefox. Read More
The latest version of Google Chrome browser now allows users to pin tabs
. Just right-click any tab and select Pin Tab. This feature was one of the many that urged users to migrate to Chrome, but now you can finally get it in Firefox too. Pin Tab
is the new add-on for Firefox that allows users to pin any tab during a session.
Update: Pin Tabs for FireFox has been discontinued, because FireFox now natively supports the Pin Tabs feature.
When it comes to Firefox Password Manager and secure form filler, LastPass stands out from the rest. It is the default add-on for almost everyone now. It saves the headache of having to carry passwords and allows us to securely sign-in. Today, I came across a newly developed add-on which is similar to LastPass, called FireWebSSO. Read More
Amazon Search By Price
is a small add-on for Firefox that lets you quickly search for any products between a specific price range. Unlike other add-ons, it is 100% accurate and doesn’t show the products that are outside the defined range.
Update: Amazon Search By Price has been discontinued. However, you can use Ookong to check price history of products and get price drop alerts from Amazon.
Google Shortcuts is a simple yet handy add-on for Firefox that adds Google services shortcut button anywhere in Firefox toolbar. At first I had various Google services in speed dial for quick access, but with this add-on all services are neatly laid down in the toolbar. Read More
Firefox is growing faster than what most experts estimated, the number of users using it is now more than the entire US population. At the same time the number of malicious websites is also growing at an astonishing rate. The online security is vital, lets see what can be done to make your Firefox safer to protect you from online hacking, theft, fraud, etc.
Go2 Proxy is a small add-on for Firefox that allows users to access blocked sites. Ofcourse you can always use HotSpot Shield, Ultra VPN, and FreeVPN in order to access blocked sites but when you are in an office environment or school where you need to access certain blocked sites, then this add-on is the quick solution. Read More
Today I came across a remarkable add-on for Firefox that I have always been searching for. Before I begin, let me explain what is encryption and why it is needed?