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Firefox 4.0 Beta Released

Attention all beta testers! Firefox 4.0 Beta is now available for public download! At first glance, Firefox 4 brings us a new UI and some nice features. However, unlike other recent beta releases, this beta appears to be full of issues which might justify waiting for the next beta or the full release. Let’s take […]

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Encrypt All Web Traffic with SSL for Firefox and Chrome

Most Internet sites today have support for HTTPS; however, for page speed and server load reasons, most sites direct users to their non-ssl http:// sites. They reserve SSL/HTTPS pages for things like purchase or login pages, where sensitive data transmission takes place. Although you can always manually type in HTTPS://www.name-of-site.com into the address bar to test […]

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Get Control of Your Work Day With LeechBlock

Can you accurately calculate how much of your day gets sucked into the time vacuum of YouTube, Facebook, and other addictive time-waster websites? It happens to everyone, you sit down and start writing an email to your boss when you notice a message from a co-worker linking to a funny ninja cat video or comic.  […]

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How-To Enable Aero Peek Preview With Firefox Tabs

Ever since the introduction of tabbed browsing, there haven’t been very many circumstances where having extra windows open is useful.  This scenario is particularly the case with the impressive new Aero Peek feature built into the Windows 7 Taskbar.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t until Firefox 3.6 that Firefox supported Aero Peek with its browser Tabs. For some reason, […]

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Change Firefox Default Download Folder [How-To]

Firefox is my browser of choice. However, one thing I think they could improve on is their default behavior for file downloads.  Unlike IE which prompts you for the location to save downloads, by default Firefox downloads files to the “My DocumentsDownloads” which for some might be just fine however for me, I prefer the […]

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