Tag Archives: Mozilla extensions

Loose Bits, Nov 7 2006

By | November 7, 2006

Bleeding Edge, always worth a look, points to a new Firefox extension for saving material off the web: Zotero. It not only does a great job of storing globs of web pages or the whole thing but it has an academic bent too, allowing you to store bibiographic information too. That said, it’s not musty: It lets you… Read More »

Block That Flash

By | June 7, 2006

Further to my rant about IntelliTXT and its interstitial ads (why do I think they’re called that? No one else seems to think so. Maybe I just like saying “interstitials”), here’s a great tip from Amy Gahran at Poynter Online, on blocking Flash-based ads, using a Firefox plugin called Flashblock. She has this message for news websites (or any websites)… Read More »

Directory Of Clipping Savers

By | January 30, 2006

Update Nov 7 2006: A new kid on the block for Firefox 2.0 users: Zotero. (Thanks, Charles) I recently wrote in WSJ.com (subscription required) about how to save snippets of information while you’re browsing. I didn’t have space to mention all the options I — or readers — came across, so here’s the beginnings of a list. Please… Read More »

Firefox Google Alert Extension

By | December 4, 2005

Does anyone know of a Firefox extension that would add a selected word to your list of emailed Google News Alerts? Related Posts:Google Firefox Extensions July 10, 2005 Firefox Resources February 11, 2005 Firefox And The Greasemonkey On Its Back March 23, 2005 Is Firefox Really Gaining Ground? July 27, 2004 Clusty’s New Firefox Toolbar November 11, 2004… Read More »