A Handful of useful Firefox Add-ons

FoxClocks It puts customizable world times a click away in Firefox’s status bar.

IE Tab a simple extension that lets you open a tab that emulates Internet Explorer, for sites that insist you use it.

Morning Coffee stores sets of bookmarks and opens them on specific days. For example, I can look at financial sites once a week, say Fridays only, my fav video sites on the weekend, and check sports scores on Sunday. Way cool.

Tab Mix Plus is an essential add-on, one that I use constantly. The current version doesn’t work with 3.51, but Ivan Taylor told me about the stable development version–and it works just perfectly.   It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.

Update Notifier automatically tells you when there are updates for your extensions and themes.

I never bother with themes or overlays that change the look of a program. I always figure that whatever the program gives me is okay. Yet Qute 4 and Kempelton are better designed, with clearer, easier to spot icons.

Tweak Network gives you a way to fiddle with the number of simultaneous downloads from a site, and more important, speed up page loads using hidden network settings.

And here’s how you organize them all:

MR Tech Toolkit it’s the tool for installing and managing extensions, add-ons and themes.

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