Many applications are developed to help people with impaired vision and hearing problems, to allow them to use a computer with convenience. Windows 7 itself has an ease of access center with built in programs to server this purpose. SpeechUtil
is a Firefox extension that plays any part of selected text from a web page. This can be greatly useful for people with impaired vision and for those who may be willing to listen to text from a website in the form of audio speech.
A while back we reviewed Tabble
, a Firefox extension for finding information on people and companies via Facebook, Linked in, etc. People Lookup
is another Firefox extension that makes it even easier to find such information using the full name of a person or company across Wikipedia, Facebook, Google, Twitter, CrunchBase and LinkedIn with a single click.
Browser extensions are not just changing the way we utilize our browser resources but also revolutionizing the way we use our online accounts. Power Twitter
is a Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari extension that allows anyone to post pictures, watch You Tube videos, shrink a URL, update moods and send virtual gifts via Twitter.
A few weeks ago we reviewed Bloody Vikings - a Firefox extension that allows creating a temporary email address via 10minuteemail and Anonbox web services. TrashMail
is an even better Firefox extension that can be used to not only for multiple temporary email addresses, but also provides a lengthier duration of the disposable email account, ranging from 1 day to an unlimited period of time. This can be an effective method of avoiding spam emails when registering with miscellaneous web services.
Sometimes it can be hard to get a valid result for a search criteria even from Google. This is particularly the case when we attempt to search files related to a specific program such as a MS Word Document. Advanced Search
is a Firefox extension that enhances the search criteria to allow search engines to specifically search for certain program formats and websites. Advanced Search extends the functionality of added search engines in the Firefox Search bar by adding additional features to them.
is a new replacement for the previously known and decommissioned MinimizeToTray extension. It works on Mozilla based applications such Firefox, Thunderbird and SongBird. This extension allows minimizing of Mozilla applications to system tray and is compatible with Linux/Gnome and Windows based OS including both x86 and x64 versions.
is a Firefox extension that allows you to customize mouse settings to scroll between tabs, open/close tabs, duplicate current tab and change zoom levels from the mouse buttons.
What happens when we come across an entrepreneur's profile or a company in Crunchbase, LinkedIn, Facebook, Quora, etc. We immediately Google the person’s or company’s name to find more information, right? Well not anymore. Tabble
is a new Firefox add-on, developed by WebMynd (a Y-combinator startup), which displays tabs on the right side of the page showing all related information on the person or company from Google, LinkedIn, TechCunch, Twitter, Crunchbase, SEC (Security and Exchange Commission), and Quora. This extension has been developed to help startup companies and to-be entrepreneurs find more information on people and companies as easily and quickly as possible.
Firefox 4 UI Fixer
is a Mozilla Firefox extension that allows users to add movable buttons to the Firefox 4 browser toolbar and a new tab option in the context menu. This extension modifies the Firefox toolbar in such a way that a movable menu button is added on the Bookmark Toolbar that shows elaborate Firefox options within a single-click drop down menu.
is a Mozilla Firefox extension that has even more enhanced features than Zoom Page
(an extension that can set different zoom levels which was reviewed a few months back). NoSquint extension brings a few vibrant options, such as, to set custom zoom levels, add buttons to the browser for adjusting page size, custom text color options for webpages, the utility to disable images and much more.
We have all come across the annoying advertisements that pop-up while we are watching a video on You Tube. It is obviously far more convenient to simply block these annoying advertisements by default rather than having to cross them out each time they appear. Following are the extensionsfor Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera that will help you get rid of these irritating YouTube ads.
If you have a number of different Gmail accounts, then checking mail from multiple accounts can be difficult and cumbersome task. Gmail Checker
is a Firefox extension that allows users to not only check mails from more than one Gmail account but also provides periodic alerts for new mail messages.
Have you ever tried refreshing you webpage in Firefox and you experienced it displayed the cached version instead of downloading the page from the server? Mozilla Firefox is the most loved browser in the world and its not just the hatred towards Microsoft rather its the support of thousands of little add-ons and tweaks that make it the most customizable and secure browser. To further customize the way your browser behaves you can tweak Firefox to refresh the web page without clearing cache. Read More
Did your browser become unstable due to a recent installation of some add-on? Sometimes when we install an add-on, it may become the root cause of crashing or slowing down of the web browser. In this situation it is better to use your browser without the add-ons. By doing this you can find out if the problem and fix it easily, or just simply remove the add-on that was causing the problem. If you are a security freak like me, you can run your browser without add-ons while making online transactions because any 3rd party add-ons could be tracking your activity. Read More