Limit Facebook From Tracking Browsing Habits Using This Firefox Add-On

facebook container add-on for Firefox
Firefox has a useful add-on that can improve privacy when using Facebook. This is the Facebook Container add-on. When it is installed, browsing habits and other social data outside of Facebook can’t be tracked. It does this by isolating user activities in a separate container.Download it from here.Once it is installed, it will first auto logout user from Facebook and delete it’s cookies....

Quickly Reverse Search Images When Using Firefox

  The two popular reverse image search engines : TinEye and Google Images are useful for finding the original image source or to determine if an image is edited. However, it can be time consuming to upload images or copy-paste image URLs everytime to these sites. So, Reverse Image Search for Firefox combines both of these services as a Firefox add-on by which any image can be reverse searched...

Automatically Browse Websites Securely Using This Firefox Add-On

It is always recommended to browse websites securely through the https: link instead of the plain http version if the website supports it. Smart HTTPS is a useful Firefox add-on that will automatically detect if a website supports secure HTTP (https protocol) and switch to loading over that secure protocol.Also, for websites that are reliable but don’t offer HTTPS , a whitelist can be maintained...

Quickly Convert Different Units Of Measurements Inline When Using Firefox

When browsing websites, many times different units of measurements as compared to current locale for timezones, currencies, distance, weight etc are displayed. Those can be quickly converted to local units as an inline menu using the Converter add-on in Firefox. All of this can be done without leaving the current webpage from which values need to be converted. Download and install it from here. Once...

Know Time In Different Cities Worldwide Using Firefox

It can be useful to know time in various parts of the world without going to any website or using a desktop app. Simple Clocks for Firefox is an add-on which does this by showing time in different cities across the world right within Firefox. Download and install it from here. After it is installed, right click the clock icon and choose “Locations”to start adding locations for which time...

Quickly Check Memory Usage Of Firefox Add-ons

With many add-ons installed as well as many tabs opened, Mozilla Firefox can consume a lot of memory. A detailed breakdown about which add-ons are using the most memory and how much is used by Firefox itself can be a good metric to have. A simple add-on does exactly this. (An add-on to check the memory usage of add-ons 🙂 ). This is “about:addons-memory“. Download and install it from...