You can either configure the Firefox settings manually or use FireTune. The difference is 30 minutes or more. Instead of having to tweak settings in ‘about:config’ manually, just provide FireTune with some basic details such as CPU speed and Internet Speed, and it will optimize your Firefox based on such input.
Note: Make sure you have made the backup of Firefox configuration before tweaking it with this tool. Backup and Restoration of original configuration can be made from within this tool.
If you are a web developer or just another addicted internet user, using multiple browsers makes sense. Not all features that you want can be found in one browser, so how will you make another browser as your default. Just a note to the beginners, when you make any browser as default all links are then opened using the that browser.Read More
Lan Explorer is a free tool for Windows that lets you browse all aspects of your local area network. Everything from Computers to Shared Folders and Printers are presented clearly. The bottom area is split into two windows, where one is your local computer while the other shows the remote computer. The files that are being transferred are shown in the last window at the bottom. The main layout is a bit similar to that of FileZilla FTP.Read More
Introduction to Opera Turbo Mode
Opera Turbo Mode is a new feature in Opera 10 Browser that allows a page to load much faster by compressing the image. When this mode is enabled, Opera’s servers will compress the images and other graphic elements from a webpage and send them to your browser, resulting in a faster load time. It is suitable for those users who are using a slow internet connection, such as dial-up or are using a crowded Wi-Fi connection.Read More
If you use Firefox and are looking to increase your productivity, then this tip is for you. Split Browser is a free add-on for Firefox that splits your screen to make space for more content. It is suitable for those users who have large screens, i.e screens larger than 19” or those who have high desktop resolutions.
Note: Split Browser is quite an old Firefox add-on, I am reviewing it here for those users who haven't heard about it before and for for those who don’t know how to use it.
It only splits the content area, not the whole browser. You can open tabs in new content window, just right-click the tab, select ‘Split Tab To’ and then select the area where you would like to split.Read More
Many developers use Amazon S3 to store data, but you can actually use it for sharing large files with your friends and by large I mean, file of any size. S3 Browser is an Amazon S3 client which you can use to download and upload files from your account easily. It also allows you to organize your Amazon S3 buckets and files, apart from that you can also set access controls. One great feature is to automatically create public URLs to share files, this can come handy if you use Amazon S3 frequently.Read More
Do you get annoyed when Firefox tells you that new update for your add-ons are available? And then you need to manually click the Update button, wait for the update to complete and then finally your browser is gets restarted. Update Notifier is a great little add-on for Firefox which you can use to automatically update all your add-ons and themes without even bothering you.Read More
I visit multiple websites, multiple times daily. Typing the names of these websites over and over again becomes too time consuming and obviously, boring. I figured out a way to create a desktop shortcut for it through which you can open unlimited number of websites in multiple browser tabs.
Basically we have to create a batch file to open multiple websites. If you have read the post in the link above you will learn to make batch file for opening multiple applications, but for the sake of convenience I am going to teach you to make a batch file to open multiple websites at once. The method is almost same, but instead of application target, we will enter website URL.Read More
If you have installed a theme or extension that has made your Firefox unstable you don’t need to reinstall the browser over and over again to solve the problem. You can run the Firefox in safe mode and uninstall anything that is causing your browser unstable. Basically when you run Firefox in safe mode it does not load themes, extensions, or customized codes, therefore making your Firefox stable.Read More
So many people are searching for the terms Firefox cache folder, Firefox cache files, Firefox temp folder, Firefox temporary folder, Firefox cache location, and the list goes on. They all are somehow looking for a single folder called Cache, which is inside the Firefox Profiles folder.Read More
Do you want to share a large file with your friend without downloading any software or without uploading it to some website/server? Worry not, now you can send large files directly to your friend over peer-to-peer technology using your web browser.Read More
The first thing everyone does when he/she comes online is to search and browse the web. Majority of the people will click on the top results in search engines, since they are above other links they will click on it without giving a second thought. What they tend to forget is that there are millions of websites that are not safe to use, they can attack your computer, steal credit card information, misguide and scam you, etc.Read More
Do you want to listen to your favorite artist, discover new music and browse at the same time without having to visit any music related website? If you use Last.fm to listen to your favorite artists, discover new music, and create music playlists then all you need is Fire.fm. It is an add-on for Firefox browser that lets you access music from Last.fm. To use this add-on you will need a Last.fm account which is free, If you don’t have an account with last.fm, I would strongly recommend that you make one.Read More