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Six Best Firefox Alternatives

Replacing your browser is one of the most hardest part – when you want to connect online. But this post will surely make your eyes to widen up considerably, as firefox has so good alternatives that one can only imagine.

Here are six great variations / alternative on Mozilla browser.

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How To Create Multiple FireFox Profiles

Firefox gives an option for making multiple profiles. Profiles are basically separate entities  having separate user information.

They contain their own sets of bookmarks, settings and customizations. Profile manager allows you to create, delete, rename, and switch profiles.

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15 Amazing Opera Extensions To Enhance Your Web Experience

There were times when the web users had limited browser options like Internet Explorer to surf net. Today, from Mozilla Firefox to Chrome, Opera, Safari and many others there is a long list of web browsers to make a pick from.

Making a choice of browser is not a difficult task if you know the cool features that make them stand apart from their pear group. Talk about one of the fastest, smallest and most full-featured browsers Opera and you’ll want to know what makes it stand apart from the crowd, right? Most of the tech savvy people out there have certainly checked it out.

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How To Manage Facebook Chat, gTalk and Twitter in Firefox Sidebar

We all love browsing Internet to stay in touch with latest news,events and at the same time we like to stay connected with our friends, colleagues and family members through various chat services and social sites. Even I do the same, but  sometimes it’s very annoying to open a new window or desktop client to use services like Facebook chat, Twitter or Google Talk.

But thanks to Firefox add-ons, it is possible to use all these 3 services in the Firefox sidebar without leaving  current page you were reading. And it’s very useful too as you don’t have to leave your current page to check you’re new IM’s or tweet.

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How To Find The Fonts Used, Size And Color On Any Website

Most of us browse internet on everyday basis and sometimes we come through few beautiful fonts used in different websites. Some of them are so nice that we want to use them in our websites, blogs or somewhere else. But we stuck most of the times because we don’t know what’s the name and size of the font.

Some of us look into the Sourcecode of that particular webpage to find the font which we liked. This technique  might be simple for developers and designers but surely not the easy way for those who are not familiar with the CSS codes and all.

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Microsoft Unveiled Platform Preview Of Internet Explorer 9 To Web Developers

Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the  Windows Internet Explorer Platform Preview at ietestdrive.com to the public. I don’t say to public as this release is only to show their new browser Internet Explorer9 to the Web Developers who can provide feedback to the Microsoft IE9 team. Microsoft team says that they are committed to update IE9 platform to keep a more effective way for discussion. Every update will take place in nearly 8 weeks.

“The Platform Preview, and the feedback loop it is part of, marks a major change from previous IE releases,” said Dean Hachamovich, the browser team’s general manager, in a statement issued yesterday before he took the stage at MIX10, Microsoft’s Web developer conference, to publicly launch IE9.

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New Google Chrome Beta learned To Translate Webpage Automatically with Enhanced Privacy Settings

Google has announced  latest beta version of its Chrome web browser two days before. The new version, Beta, brings two much talked about features. i.e., Automatic Webpage Translation of different languages into your preferred languages and new privacy settings which means now you can control how Chrome handles cookies, images, JavaScript, plugins, and pop-ups for individual sites.

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Google Buzz Extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox Browser

Google Buzz started few days ago and already created a lot of buzz by every tech blog and website in existence. This is due to the reason because of the great feedback from all of the technology sites and don’t forget the fact it is a part of Google’s email service Gmail.

So it did not take time for developers to build extensions for Google Buzz to make the Buzz experience more comfortable and easy for the users.

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15 updated and awesome addons to make your firefox more productive

Firefox has been the best browser in terms of its functionality & ease of use. Right now it has 47,356 addons & 187,119,653 are in use at the moment of writing this post. All the other stats like number of user reviews & total number of downloads in a graphical manner with monthly plotting can be seen in the statistics page here.

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