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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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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

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Firefox's Jetpack add-ons taking off soon

Mozilla programmers hope to release the first beta version of Jetpack, Firefox 4's new foundation for customization through add-ons, on Monday. It won't be feature-complete, though.

By December 2, 2010

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Safari 5.0.1 adds on add-ons as extension gallery opens

Safari 5.0.1 has arrived, as the Safari extension gallery is open for business

By July 28, 2010

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Free Firefox add-ons detect Firesheep snooping

ZScaler's Blacksheep and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's HTTPS Everywhere extensions for Firefox alert you when someone is using Firesheep to capture your sign-in information.

By November 10, 2010

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Share groups of Firefox add-ons

Here's a new way to discover interesting add-ons for your favorite Web browser.

June 15, 2010