Posts Tagged Firefox

Firefox Add-Ons Series: Photos, Music & Videos

Photos, Music & Videos

CoolPreviews

Browse faster — Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link, and a separate preview window appears to show you the content. (TIP: Mouseover subsequent links while the preview window is still open!)

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2207/

Save Images

Save Images saves the images from the current tab page, from the cache, to a specified location, with either the images original file name or a file name that you specify. The size, dimensions and types of images saved may be chosen, with options if the file size is unknown or if duplicate files are found. Images may be either saved from the current tab, left or right of the current tab or from all tabs. Also, all or selected links or image links in the current page can be opened in a new tab or multiple tabs. There are shortcut keys for some of the menu options.

Save Images can be accessed from either the Firefox Tools menu, the context menu (right click in page) or from a button placed on a toolbar (recommended – requires placement by user). Clicking the button will save the images using the Option “Default Save Action”. Click the arrow next to the button to display a menu for more options.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3404/

Thumbnail Zoom

Zooms thumbnail pictures from Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Amazon, Picasa, Flickr, LinkedIn, Hi5, Twitpic, deviantART, PhotoBucket, Tagged, Last.fm and Wikipedia!

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/222516/

Imagiris

High definition image enlargement. Imagiris uses a new technology for picture enlargement that preserves details accurately. This is an add-on to directly pass your images to Imagiris for high definition zoom. Imagiris uses a new technology for picture enlargement that preserves details accurately.

Just click on a image and the image will be passed to the Imagiris flash application for enlargement.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8410/

Picture2Life

Turn Firefox into an image editor using Picture2Life – Choose from hundreds of cool effects, create collages or animations! Edit any image directly from the browser… this is perfect for sites like Google Image Search, Yahoo Image Search, Flickr, MySpace, Facebook, Twitpic, Imageshack, etc.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2660/


CONDOLENCES

On a very sad note, one of our blogger friends, Cherlyn Cochrane has lost her Great Grandfather, Robert Phillip Ramey. Mr. Ramey was 91 years old and passed on December 5th. Please at your earliest convenience, stop by Cherlyn’s site and pay your respects to her. She wrote a poem, dedicated it to him and posted it today. She also gives a little bit of information about her great grandfather and the impact his life had on her family and the world. Thank you for showing Cherlyn kindness at this time of grieving.

Tom

REST IN PEACE

A face we love is missing
a voice we know is still
a place is vacant in all our hearts,
that only you could fill.
Tears in our eyes,
they wont go away,
we wish you were here with us today.
We know you never ment to hurt us
or make us cry.
Our love for you will always stay,
if only things didn’t end this way.
But you’ve brought it to the final end,
we will always remember you as our friend.
We love you
Rest in paradise till we meet again.

~ Hannity Luz ~

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Firefox Add-Ons Series: Social & Communication

Social & Communication

QuickTranslator

Quick Translator allows you to translate between more than 50 languages with a hot key or click of a mouse.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/58606/

Yoono

Yoono is a powerful but easy to use sidebar for Firefox that helps you simplify your online social life by connecting you to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Friendfeed, AIM, Yahoo IM and more…all in one place. Yoono is also the easiest way to share stuff with all your social networks – share links, images and video from the page you’re viewing across all your networks simultaneously.

  • Connect to all your social networks and never miss another status update from friends or family. You’re connected wherever you are on the web.
  • Update your status across all your social networks at the same time.
  • All your IM services right in your browser sidebar to easily chat while your surf the web – no more logging on to multiple services.
  • Easily share links, images, and video from the page you are viewing with all your social networks at the same time.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1833/

PicsOrLinks

This addon allows you to right click on a pic while browsing in Firefox to upload it to PicsOrLinks.com. If you are logged into PicsOrLinks.com at the time it will be added to your account.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/243507/

Meebo

Instant messaging across all major IM networks built right into Firefox. Get a sidebar with all of your buddies visible while you’re browsing. Get visual notifications when your friends IM you. Drag and drop links and images from web pages right onto your friends!

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5700/

 

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Firefox Add-Ons Series: Web Browsing And Blogging

Web Browsing And Blogging

Today we will look at the Firefox Add-ons that enhance your blogging experience and make browsing the Internet easier and more convenient. I’ve decided to allow the add-on’s own description to let you know what is available. I believe they can say what their add-on does much better than I.

SimilarWeb

Wherever you go on the web, the SimilarWeb sidebar will help you discover related sites. It enhances your browser making it easier, faster and more productive to surf the web. Once Installed, the sidebar appears on the side of your screen and shows you small pictures of sites that are similar to the site you are currently viewing. Share your favorite sites across our community. We take all user ratings and suggestions into consideration. SimilarWeb is a great research tool which can help you find competitors, free alternatives, popular sites in your interests, and much more.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10548/

BlogHer

The BlogHer Firefox Toolbar allows community members to receive updates of new stories and site messages, update their BlogHer Chatter, access their My BlogHer Inbox and other quick links, share stories to Facebook, Twitter and Email, and to search within the BlogHer site.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/212349/

WordPress Helper

The Firefox extension WordPress Helper helps you working with WordPress by providing useful help and tools. The extension eases the fast and simple access to develop-relevant pages of the WordPress Codex. So you always have all the necessary help at your fingertips. It’s also possible to search after strings of text that is currently marked. Furthermore it’s possible to easily switch to WordPress backend of current site. More than that, a small Icon indicates whether the currently displayed website makes use of WordPress.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4835/

GrazeIt Snippet

GRAZEit lets you see related posts, tweets, news, videos and other content relevant to the page you’re current visiting, while you surf. You’ll find stuff you didn’t know you were looking for, right there in your browser. Grazers, like yourself, share related links where they matter most – on any page, of any website. Once you download the add-on – the GRAZEit snippet will be your new companion on your Firefox. It will show you related grazes (related pages) on any page you’re visiting.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10980/

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