Replace your Firefox and Chrome Plugins with Bookmarklets for Cross-Platform Productivity

  Two of the most popular posts here on TedCurran.net deal with replacing your too-huge collection of browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome to improve your browser’s speed and performance.  Replace Your Firefox Plugins with Mozilla Ubiquity and Over-Extending your Firefox with Extensions? Use Different Firefox-Powered Browsers for Different Tasks! Unfortunately, these posts …

Search Large Creative Commons Images from the Chrome Omnibar

When I’m doing a creative project (or just working on a presentation) I am always looking for large, beautiful photos bearing a Creative Commons license. Works released in the Creative Commons can be reused, remixed, redistributed, and revised for free– this makes it easy for me to share this excellent …

Replace Your Firefox Plugins with Mozilla Ubiquity

Image by flod via Flickr Everybody loves Firefox. Even with all the other fast, standards-compliant modern browsers out there (like Chrome, Safari, and Opera– sorry IE!) Firefox stands alone for its rich variety of extensions. If you’re using Firefox, you can be sure that “there’s an extension for that”. It’s …

Over-Extending your Firefox with Extensions? Use Different Firefox-Powered Browsers for Different Tasks!

Everyone loves Firefox because there are so many great user-created Add-Ons that make your web browser into much, much more. Add-ons allow you to customize your browser to make tasks easier. This extra performance comes at a slight cost; the more add-ons you pile on, the more sluggishly your (formerly …