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Advanced Browser Optimization, Extensions, and Add-Ons; Windows Tips & Tricks for Maximizing Productivity & Minimizing Frustrations
Features of all modern browsers: Search using the address bar or search box; utilize tabs over windows; move tabs around by dragging; install add-ons & extensions; sync across devices; customize downloads folder; organize bookmarks into folders; select themes/appearance.
Open-sourced, independently developed web browser that is stable, capable, very flash & java friendly, and fairly easy to grow into from IE.
- Learn the Basics of working with Firefox, then move on to Customizing Firefox Controls, Buttons, & Toolbars, and Appearance
- Set up Firefox Sync to synchronize bookmarks, passwords, settings, history, add-ons, and tabs with Firefox on all your computers.
- General Tips, Keyboard Shortcuts, Group Tabs, Bookmarks, & Bookmarklets
Superior performance with Google Apps, faster than almost any other browser...occasional (arguable) issues with flash/java.
Windows Tips and Tricks
There are many things you can do to be more productive on a Windows machine. Quite a few of these are taken from the Did You Know category of blog posts found on Tech4Folks...by subscribing to the blog (look for the FeedBurner sign up option on the bottom right of the blog), you'll receive notifications of new posts to the blog.
Did You Know #1: Show Desktop
Did You Know #2: Snipping Tool
Did You Know #3: Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Did You Know #4: Outlook Web Access - Adjusting Views
Did You Know #5: SMART Notebook Themes
Did You Know #6: Pin to Taskbar (or Start Menu)
Did You Know #7: Adjust your YouTube Playback Settings!
Did You Know #8: Managing Passwords
Did You Know #9: Setting Default Programs
Did You Know #10: Personalize Your Desktop, Taskbar, Start Menu
Did You Know #11: Move Taskbar