All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Add-ons’

Getting Google Analytics Data Into Google Sheets Just Got A Lot Easier

About ten months ago, Google launched add-ons for Docs and Sheets, enabling users to get more functionality out of the products. Similar to how web browser extensions make browsers like Chrome more powerful, add-ons do the same for Google Docs and Sheets. At launch, there were add-ons for things like printing address labels and name tags, creating a bibliography without …

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Google Launches Add-Ons For Docs And Sheets

Google announced the launch of add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets. These are third-party apps that add features to the programs. You’ll find an “add-ons” menu at the top of your screen when you have a document or spreadsheet open. From there you can browse available add-ons by going to “get add-ons”. There is also an option to manage the …

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Replace Your Facebook Friends’ Baby Photos With Cats, Bacon, and More With New Chrome Extension

There comes a time in every Facebook user’s life where every single friend they have seems to be conspiring to make them feel crappy about their lack of life achievements. Whether they’re posting about their brand new job, their engagement, or their cute little newborn kid – sometimes people wish that they didn’t have to see it flooding their news …

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Firefox Users Have Downloaded 3 Billion Add-Ons Since 2004

One of the major things that people like to complain about in Firefox is that their add-ons don’t work. An ex-Mozilla staffer confirmed the hate when he revealed that most users complain about their add-ons being incompatible after each new update. Add-ons are also the source of massive memory leaks in Firefox. Despite all the headaches that add-ons give us, …

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Firefox 15 Will Finally Fix Memory Leaks Caused By Add-Ons

Firefox 14 just came out earlier this week and brought some pretty neat stuff with it. At the time, I didn’t think that Firefox 15 would bring anything too groundbreaking to the digital table. I was wrong. One of the major problems with current builds of Firefox is that some add-ons can cause massive memory leaks that forces the browser …

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Firefox Memory Leaks Somewhat Fixed With Patch

If you’re like me, you use a lot of add-ons with your Firefox build. They help make the Web a better, brighter place. Unfortunately, these add-ons occasionally cause memory leaks which can bog down Firefox and generally make the browser slower. Fortunately for us, Nicholas Nethercote, a Firefox team member, turned us on to a patch from Kyle Huey that …

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Firefox 10 Now Available

Firefox 10 launched today as a silent update so as not to disturb intrepid Web users. The update, as we reported yesterday, brings new features to the browser, but nothing worth celebrating over. The update features extension improvements with most extensions that work on Firefox 4 working on Firefox 10. It includes support for full-screen Web apps and anti-aliasing for …

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Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow

Firefox is moving on to double digits tomorrow with the release of Firefox 10. PC Mag is reporting that the update will apply to the desktop formats as well as the mobile edition for Android. For those “people,” who never upgraded to Firefox 4, version 3.6 will be updated to version 3.6.9 which only adds security and stability fixes. During …

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8 Firefox Add-Ons to Boost Productivity

If you use Firefox, you are no doubt aware that there are many add-ons that can enhance your browsing experience. Many of these can make your online life a whole lot easier and save you time. Following are some that I have found particularly useful. Which do you like? Tell us.

1. Fire Gestures

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Watch Videos on Twitter without Clicking Short URLs

Video search engine VideoSurf launched a Firefox add-on today called "Videos at a Glance," which can show Twitter users the videos behind applicable links. For example, if someone in your Twitter stream posts a link to a video, the add-on will automatically display the video, as well as a visual video summary, right in the tweet, so you don’t have to click through.

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Google Toolbar Gets New Features

Today Google announced a couple new features for the Google Toolbar in Firefox. The first one is the addition of a "new tab page."

This feature allows you to open different pages when you open a new tab, so you don’t just get the standard blank white page. Now you can bring up one of your favorite pages or one that you recently viewed. You can choose from up to 9 different thumbnails you have stored as well as recent bookmarks and recently closed tabs:

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Live Search FireFox Add-On Gets Suggestions

If you’re a Firefox user that is also a fan of Microsoft’s Live Search, you will be happy to know that the Live Search add-on for Firefox has brought autosuggestions to the browser.

I’m sure you’re familiar with search suggestions. All the major search engines have them. You start typing and it gives you a list of possible queries.

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4 Helpful Firefox Add-Ons for AdSense Publishers

Google has highlighted a few Firefox add-ons that could be of great use to AdSense publishers. These include:

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A Delicious New Add-On For IE

Users of Microsoft Internet Explorer, and social bookmarking now have a new add-on to enjoy.

Nick Nguyen, senior product manager of announced on the blog the release of the "Delicious Bookmarks" add-on that brings with it features from the Firefox add-on, plus some new stuff.

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PicLens – New Way To Browse For Pictures On The Internet

Well I’ve been using PicLens for a few months now, and I’m a bit late with this post, but if you haven’t installed PicLens yet for browsing photos on the web you are missing one of the most beautiful ways to view photography on the internet yet.

The screenshot above does not do justice to the visual experience. PicLens is hands down the best I have ever seen photos look online.

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Google Adds On Add-Ons To Search

Google’s Co-op has rebranded Subscribed Links as Search Add-ons, which allow people to build custom search engines that Google users can make a part of their regular search experience.

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