Dec 29

Everything You Can Do with Adblock Plus (That Isn’t Just Blocking Ads)

adblock-plus-addonEverything You Can Do with Adblock Plus (That Isn’t Just Blocking Ads)

Adblock Plus is one of the most robust browser extensions out there, and while its namesake is its most-used feature, it’s not just about blocking ads. In fact, you can do all sorts of things with it, including cleaning up Facebook’s interface and making sure web sites aren’t tracking you.

Blocking ads doesn’t support sites like us that create free content, so it’s always a good idea to whitelist the sites in Adblock Plus you really enjoy. It’s a simple process that only takes a couple of seconds.

Go here to read more: Everything You Can Do with Adblock Plus (That Isn’t Just Blocking Ads)

Nov 29

Firefox – still my internet browser of choice! (my addons list)

I still feel Firefox is the best tool to use to browse the Internet these days. Though I would share my current list of addons and such:

Get Firefox – The following are the essential addons I use with Firefox for a clean, safer viewing of the Internet:

Firefox Addons:Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

  • Adblock Plus – Annoyed by adverts? Troubled by tracking? Bothered by banners? Install Adblock Plus now to regain control of the internet and change the way that you view the web.
  • DownThemAll! – The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
  • Easy DragToGo – Allows you to open links in new tabs, serach texts, save images and do more with drag and drop gestures easier.
  • Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus – Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.
  • FEBE – FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension) allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up — It will actually rebuild your extensions individually into installable .xpi files. Now you can easily synchronize your office and home browsers.
  • Google Redesigned – A complete redesign of popular Google services, Google Redesigned loads and manages several CSS stylesheets that change the appearance of popular tools.
  • KeeFox – KeeFox adds free, secure and easy to use password management features to Firefox which save you time and keep your private data more secure. Think of KeeFox as a bridge or connection between Firefox and KeePass Password Safe, the most popular open source (and free) password manager.
  • Read It Later – Save pages to read later with just one click. When you have time, access your reading list from any computer or phone, even without an internet connection!
  • Stylish – Restyle the web with Stylish, a user styles manager. Stylish lets you easily install themes and skins for Google, Facebook, YouTube, Orkut, and many, many other sites. You can even customize Firefox and other programs themselves.
  • Tab Mix Plus – Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox’s tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
  • Xmarks Sync – Xmarks is the #1 bookmarking add-on. Keep your bookmarks, passwords and open tabs backed up and synchronized across computers and browsers.
  • Greasemonkey – Allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript.

Greasemonkey Scripts:

  • Drudge Style – Updates the lack of style on the Drudge Report (DrudgeReport.com) so it looks cleaner.
  • FFixer – Enhancements for Facebook: bigger profile pictures and photos, easier viewing of albums, links to download videos, showing people’s age and sign, google calendar integration, keyboard shortcuts & more. Compatible with new Facebook and fully customizable!
  • Profanity Filter – Filters Out Swear Words As You Browse the Internet,
  • Yousable TubeFix – Removes ads and unwanted sections (configurable), allows downloading and resizing videos, changes the default video quality, expands the description and the video size, can prevent autoplay and autobuffering, etc.
Feb 24

Social websites harm children’s brains: Chilling warning to parents from top neuroscientist

My friends, I have developed a power point slide show on the Dark Side of the Internet. I have taught it at some of your churches. Some of you I have begged to consider and now this:

Social websites harm children’s brains: Chilling warning to parents from top neuroscientist (click to read article)