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My old-NEW Firefox

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There is a ton of posts about dressing up Firefox with Chromifox – a skin that looks nearly like Google Chrome and I must admit – it’s very practical too. The thing is that trying to make FF more like Chrome I’ve discovered add-ons which literally changed my life. I’ve promised to write about this and now I’ve tested enough to know what is a total FF must have! It’s a pity that you can’t exactly make FF to split each tab into separate process but Chrome sets a good direction and probably soon sandboxing (separating java, flash, tabs etc) will become a standard.

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November 6, 2008 at 22:55

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Give me back my Adblock!

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After two weeks with great Google Chrome browser I’m switching back to Firefox 3.0 and the reason is trivial – Chrome lacks of Adblock (ad-ons in general) at the moment. I can live without other add-ons but I forgot how hard can it be without Adblock and this is not about longer loading times. Huge pop ups in front of content and two times longer columns full of blinking stuff disordering text. No thanks…

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September 13, 2008 at 12:54

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Firefox add-ons

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Have you heard about Firefox add-ons? These tiny apps can do very useful things! Adblock is a must have and filters most of annoying ads, I’ve seen one page so far that didn’t allow Adblock but sorry, I’ve found the information somewhere else… This was so stupid as requiring login on forums to do the search or download attachments.

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August 31, 2008 at 10:51

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