Archive for the 'firefox' Category

WebEx in Chrome security flaw

Recently there have been some pretty big security issues found with several browser plug-ins. Like this huge one for the WebEx in Chrome issue It is best that, if you must use them, you manually update them. Please always keep your stuff updated. To force update Chrome extensions: Open Chrome, then got to Settings – […]

Fix Facebook Annoyances.

I used to use the Firefox and Chrome extension called SocialFixer to unF**k my Facebook. Sadly however, that extension has not been updated in some time. I’ve found another extension that works nearly as admirably – F.B. Purity Check it out if you’d like to wrest back control of your Facebook experience. I can’t even […]

Flash update kills Firefox causing hanging and crashing

Starting with the latest Adobe Flash version, some browsers, particularly Firefox, will hang or crash. After the last Adobe Flash update my Firefox Browser became completely unusable. Chrome and Internet Explorer (IE) still worked but they too were markedly slower. I am a huge fan of Firefox and use it as my primary browser because […]

SocialFixer fixes Facebook replaces BetterFacebook

Better Facebook extension/Addon has been updated/changed to ‘SocialFixer’ This extension makes Facebook SO much more useable!! It’s just great. I hope you check it out. If you previously had the Better Facebook! extension installed remove it. Then go here and install the new version called Social Fixer for your preferred browser(s). Install the Social Fixer […]

Fix the ‘new’ Facebook feeds

Let’s try and fix some of the ‘new’ Facebook enhancements. As some of you know I recommended that to get Facebook back to normal. You could Go Account Settings -> Language -> English (UK). And it seemed to work. But Facebook is pushing the crap out globally, so that may only work for a short […]

Blacksheep add-on to protect against WiFi session Hijacking

This is a Firefox add-on everyone should use if you use public WiFi anywhere anytime. It’s called ‘Blacksheep’. Blacksheep will find and block ‘Firesheep’ – a highly popular new hacking tool used to ‘sniff out and steal your sensitive information on WiFi networks. What Firesheep is: Firesheep is the Firefox extension that makes it easier […]

Firefox 5 news

Today Mozilla released the Final version of Firefox 5 ahead of its scheduled date. It has been slated for official release next Tuesday June 21. If you’d like, you can get it now here: Windows Mac Linux Before installing I HIGHLY recommend backing up your complete profile. For that I use MozBackup on Windows. You […]

Updating to Firefox 4

I’ve written previously of my heavy reliance on Firefox and the many add-ons I use to make my time more productive and enjoyable while using the Internet. Read here. Now Mozilla has release the final version of Firefox 4. Firefox 4 provides a MUCH faster and integrated browsing experience than version 3.x. The speed improvement […]

Improving productivity and fun with browser add-ons and scripts

I spend all day working online and managing information systems. I was asked again how come I don’t have the same ‘bad experiences’ others do when browsing the internet. Why I don’t get things like getting ‘drive by Trojans’, bogus Anti-virus pop-ups, and obtrusive music or videos that play no matter what. I mentioned that […]

A little Firefox fix

Something strange has been happening for me lately I have been having some issues with my Gmail in Firefox, and in Firefox only, after the last security update. And as most of you know I am a HUGE fan of Gmail with Firefox. What was happening is that my Gmail response was slow, Chat would […]