20 Great Firefox Extensions

Adblock Plus

 

Ever been annoyed by all those ads and banners on the internet that often take longer to download than everything else on the page? Install Adblock Plus now and get rid of them.

All-in-One Sidebar

 

All-in-One Sidebar (AiOS) is an award-winning sidebar control, inspired by Opera’s. It lets you quickly switch between sidebar panels, view dialog windows such as downloads, extensions, and more in the sidebar, or view source or websites in the sidebar.

Auto Copy

 

Select text and it’s automatically copied to the clipboard. Like Linux or…mIrc

ColorfulTabs

 

The most beautiful yet the simplest add-on that makes a strong colorful appeal. Colors every tab in a different color and makes them easy to distinguish while beautifying the overall appearance of the interface. An essential…

del.icio.us buttons

 

This is the “classic” official extension for del.icio.us, with ‘tag’ and ‘del.icio.us’ buttons in the toolbar.

Fasterfox

 

Performance and network tweaks for Firefox…

FireFTP

 

FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers.

Flashblock

 

Never be annoyed by a Flash animation again! Blocks Flash so it won’t get in your way, but if you want to see it, just click on…

Forecastfox

 

Get international weather forecasts from AccuWeather.com, and display it in any toolbar or statusbar with this highly customizable and unobtrusive…

FoxClocks

 

FoxClocks lets you keep an eye on the time around the world – or just your local time – by putting small clocks in your statusbar.

Link Alert

 

Changes the cursor to indicate the target of a link…

MinimizeToTray

 

Minimizes Mozilla windows into the system tray. Also includes a right clickable tray icon menu to further load only the windows you want visible…

PDF Download

 

Allows to choose if you want to view a PDF file inside the browser (as PDF or HTML), if you want to view it outside Firefox with your default or custom PDF reader, or if you want to download it!

ReminderFox

 

ReminderFox is an extension that displays and manages lists of date-based reminders and ToDo’s. ReminderFox does not seek to be a full-fledged calendar system. In fact, the target audience is anybody that simply wants to remember important dates (birthdays, anniversaries, etc) without having to run a fat calendar application.

Sage

 

Sage is a lightweight RSS and Atom feed aggregator extension for Mozilla Firefox. It’s got a lot of what you need and not much of what you don’t…

ScrapBook

 

Helps you to save Web pages and organize the collection.

ScribeFire (previously Performancing for Firefox)

 

ScribeFire (previously Performancing for Firefox) is a full-featured blog editor that integrates with your browser and lets you easily post to your blog.

Stop-or-Reload Button

 

A Stop-or-Reload…

Tab Mix Plus

 

Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox’s tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager…

VideoDownloader

 

Download videos from Youtube, Google, Metacafe, iFilm, Dailymotion … and other 60+ video sites ! And all embedded objects on a webpage (movies, mp3s, flash, quicktime, etc) ! Directly …

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How to Backup Cell Phone Contacts

My main worry about losing my phone has not much to do with the physical phone itself – but rather the fear of losing my long list of contacts which I have built up over the years.

Zyb is a free international service which allows you to backup and/or sync your phone’s contacts and calendar to their site. After giving it a whirl, I would have to say this is by far the most elegant and smooth backup I have ever done with my phone.