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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


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


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


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


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


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


Five great Firefox privacy add-ons

OptimizeGoogle, GoogleSharing, TrackMeNot, BetterPrivacy, and BitDefender QuickScan help keep Google and other Web snoops from tracking your search and other browsing activity.

By July 14, 2010


Essential Firefox security add-ons

No browser is unbreachable, but the security add-ons available for Mozilla's Firefox browser certainly put the odds in your favor.

By November 17, 2009


Google Chrome 4 adds add-ons, HTML5

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

By February 1, 2010


Best hardware and software add-ons for your PC

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.

By December 26, 2009