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Three free privacy add-ons for Firefox and Chrome

AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.

By May 20, 2014

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Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

The free extensions for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer thwart trackers, block ads (in Firefox and Chrome), and rate the safety of links before you click them: Ghostery, Adblock Plus, and Web of Trust, respectively.

By May 7, 2013

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Check memory usage for Firefox add-ons

Browser running slow lately? One of your add-on installs may be the culprit eating your performance. Here's how to find out which one.

By March 11, 2013

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Firefox 8 cracks down on add-ons

The new browser won't let new third-party add-ons run until users give the say-so, and it suggests old ones be disabled. Also: Twitter search and a tab tune-up.

By November 8, 2011

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Make the new Firefox look and act like the old Firefox

Having trouble adjusting to Firefox 29? If Mozilla’s overhauled browser is giving you fits, take a look at the Classic Theme Restorer extension.

By May 15, 2014

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Firefox add-ons automatically back up whatever you type

Lazarus: Form Recovery restores text and entire Web-form entries after accidental deletion; Clippings and Textarea Cache let you save what you type into text boxes for easy reuse. Plus, add-ons that clear form fields and show a site's nationality.

By December 13, 2011

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Firefox for Android beta lets you add your own home screen pages

A key feature in the latest beta for Android users expands the ways you can customize and tweak the home screen.

By July 25, 2014

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Must-have Firefox mobile add-ons

Firefox 4 Mobile may be new and its add-on catalog small, but that doesn't mean that there aren't some excellent extensions available. This collection of essential add-ons will get you started.

By April 8, 2011

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Three productivity-enhancing Firefox add-ons

Clear out everything but the primary content on a Web page, track the amount of time you spend working versus goofing off, and remind yourself to take a stretch break.

By March 8, 2011

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The best Internet Explorer security add-ons

IE remains the most widely used browser, and version 8 is much safer than its predecessors; these six free add-ons help IE 8 users avoid malware and other Web dangers.

By October 19, 2010