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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OptimizeGoogle, GoogleSharing, TrackMeNot, BetterPrivacy, and BitDefender QuickScan help keep Google and other Web snoops from tracking your search and other browsing activity.
No browser is unbreachable, but the security add-ons available for Mozilla's Firefox browser certainly put the odds in your favor.
Google Chrome 4 is here, and it's as swift as ever. But it's also poised to take on Firefox for the title of king of browsers, as it now extends to extensions
From replacement keyboards and mice to reduce typing fatigue to aftermarket monitors that increase your workspace and external hard drives for more storage space, these peripherals are a simple and cost-effective way to show your PC the love it deserves.