Warning : Try to have less extensions as possible or else you will experience a high CPU usage.
4 Interesting Chrome Extensions for Google Chrome
Talk to Type
Get the extension from here : Talk to type Tejji
After installing the extension to your chrome browser you can play around the settings like changing the icon’s color,etc…
What Font ?
Hide Tabs on Google Chrome Browser using Panic Button
Panic ButtonPanic button icon will be visible on your browser as soon as you install it.You can tweak the settings of the panic button from their options page.To do so right click on the panic button and select “Options”.
You can set keyboard shortcut to Hide/Show the visible tabs on the browser.
You can set password to the hidden tabs so that when someone other than you tries to open them will not be able to open them as it would request for the password.
Setting a safe page is the best way.When you click on the panic button a default page will be loaded for example when i click on the panic button i want Google’s home page to be displayed.So i have set the custom page with the URL of Google that you can see from the above screenshot.
Hiding the panic button toolbar icon can be useful as it will not be visible on the toolbar once you click on it.You can activate it again by using the shortcut key that you have set from the previous step.
Download uTorrent for Chrome
Configuring uTorrrent on Chrome Browser
- Let the language be “English”.
- Enter the host name as “localhost”.
- Fill in the port,username and password that you had already noted down.
- Keep the SSL as “Disabled” and click on save.
5 Interesting Firefox Browser Tricks
Trick 1 : View Page in 3D
Trick 2 : Carry your bookmarks,history,add-ons,passwords wherever you go.
The most interesting feature of firefox browser is that you can synchronize all your bookmarks,history,add-ons,passwords… to your e-mail account and they can be accessed from any computer.
Also read : How to speedup Firefox
To enable synchronize open the firefox then go to tools => options => Sync.
Choose setup firefox sync and click on create a new account.
Fill in all the required details and proceed to the next window.
Finally your e-mail account will be sync’d with the browser.
Trick 3 : Private browsing without leaving your trace
Private Browsing in firefox allows you to hide your traces on the internet such as your browser history,search history,cookies and temporary files…Both firefox and chrome allows private browsing and to know which browser is better then you can check out this post : Which is better,Firefox or Chrome?
To browse in a private mode just press ctrl+shift+p from your firefox browser and you are done.
Trick 4 : Profiler
To open the profile click on the firefox button on the top left and select web developer => profiler .
Trick 5 : Place bookmarks on the bookmark toolbar for quick access
5 Interesting Google Chrome Browser Tricks
Trick 1 : Incognito Window
Trick 2 : Pinned Tab
Trick 3 : Task Manager
Trick 4 : Synchronize Bookmarks
Firefox vs Google Chrome :
Speed : First and the most important thing that everyone seek is for the speed.
Firefox includes inbuilt hardware acceleration support that makes the multimedia components inside the webpage to load faster and it has an Excellent support for HTML5.
Whereas Google Chrome also includes hardware acceleration and HTML5 support but what makes it differ from other browser is its Instant site prediction and loading feature which is not seen in firefox sadly .Once you start typing in the name of the website you want,chrome completes loading the site before you finish typing.
Security and Privacy : Next thing after speed is security.
Google Chrome offers more security in malware detection and Phishing protection.Chrome also helps you to protect the information you share online.
Firefox is very secure with its pop-up blockers and protection against the malwares over the internet.It does not provides the client-side tracking which is seen only in Internet Explorer.But it has got the Master Password feature which allows you to secure the stored passwords inside the browser whereas chrome lacks this feature.
Performance : This makes the difference
Firefox browser is very much efficient in handling the multiple tabs.It clubs all the tabs into a single process which consumes less process but if anything goes wrong in one of the tabs then you have no choice but simply close the entire process.
Google chrome handles tabs in a different way where a every time a new tab is opened a new process will be created so if one of your tab is not responding that particular process alone can be closed.
Interface : looks and design
Firefox is simple,cute and provides lots of space for the website that makes it very powerful in its interface quality.
Google chrome window is streamlined,clean and simple.For example, you can search and navigate from the same box and arrange tabs however you wish quickly and easily.
Additional Features : Both have their own unique features.
Google chrome provides built-in support for flash videos and pdf documents which is not present in firefox and google chrome has lots of plugins which make chrome more user friendly.
Firefox provides several add-ons and Greasemonkey scripts which makes the browser more famous.Even though it lags in some features like built-in support for flash and pdf documents they can be externally added which is not considered as a big issue.
Both the browsers provides mail synchronization features and so you can open your bookmarks and other personal stuffs from anywhere.
Even though i am a die hard fan of Firefox i am sad to tell you the bitter truth that the Google chrome is changing the way of internet browsing and i have seen many firefox users who are migrating towards chrome slowly.I am neither against Firefox nor Google chrome and if you have any points from your side you can comment them in the comments section below.
View Saved Passwords In Firefox :
- Go to Tools => Options.
- Move to the Security tab and click on Saved Passwords.
- Now click on show passwords to view all the passwords.
To Set a Master password for Firefox Follow these Steps :
- Go to Tools => Options.
- Move to the Security tab and click the check box next to “use a master password“.
- Enter a Secure password and you are done.
View Saved Password in Google Chrome :
- Click on the wrench icon.
- Move to Personal Stuffs tab.
- Click on the saved passwords.
- List of websites will be showed and click on show button next to the website you need to show the password.
- Search for network.http.pipelining and double click on it to make it TRUE
- Search for network.http.pipelining.maxrequests and double click on it to set the value as 20
- Search for network.http.proxy.pipeliningand change it to TRUE
- Search for network.dns.disableIPv6 and change it to TRUE
- Right click anywhere and select new => integer and name it as nglayout.initialpaint.delay and set it to 0
- Again create a new integer and name it as ui.submenuDelay and set the value to 0
2. Fasterfox is a software which will provide the faster browsing experience in firefox.
- Go to this website : Fasterfox
- Click accept and install.
- Restart your firefox .You will experience a faster browsing.
Steps to speed up firefox downloads:
I will give here some of the major downloaders but installing too many add-ons can occupy more memory in your RAM and so it is wise to Install any one of the add-on below.
- DownThemAll – Downloads twice faster as your default downloader.