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The one I probably use the most is Show Anchors, which I made. It shows an anchor icon next to every element on the page that can be linked to directly. Sounds stupid, but it's very useful when you want to refer someone to a specific section of a website. And it's much easier than trying to figure out where the site owner put their anchor links (if they ...
Update: As palms mentioned, this is built into Gmail now. Below is the original answer for reference... I believe you have to use a browser extension for that. (Update: As some people have mentioned, this feature is coming soon.) Firefox Extensions: MultiFox extension Gmail Manager CookiePie Gmail Notifier Google Account Multi-Login (requires ...
Kick Ass http://erkie.github.com I found this on GitHub. It's fun and likes to get my mind off things and also get rid of them!
Read Later (marks page for reading later in InstaPaper)
You can do this in Firefox and several other browsers using a plugin called Xmarks, in Safari using MobileMe, or in Chrome with Google's built-in Chrome Sync (in the Preferences menu).
Long URL Please Rewrites most shortened URLs on a page to show where they will take you.
Ctrl+0 for default zoom. Ctrl+- and Ctrl++ to zoom in and out. (Ctrl+mousewheel as well.)
It seems to be on a video by video basis. Your 'create a spaceship' tutorial will buffer when paused, but your 'create a city' tutorial will not. They seem to use slightly different players; based on the right-click menus. The spaceship tutorial mentions HTML5 and the city tutorial has the standard Flash menu. You could try forcing the use of a different ...
This feature was incorporated into Gmail itself after the other answers were written: Now, you can visit google.com/accounts and click the link next to "Multiple sign-in." After you sign into your first account, you can sign in with up to two additional accounts from the new accounts menu in the upper right hand corner of Gmail, then easily toggle back ...
If you're using Google Chrome you can synchronise bookmarks to use across multiple computers. Select (Spanner) > Options > Personal Stuff Then the top option Sync You need a Google account to be able to do this. You can select whether you sync any or all of Bookmarks, Preferences and Themes.
I use SuperGenPass to hash my master password into unique passwords for the sites I visit (the hash is based on the domain). Very convenient.
No. There use to be a Facebook lite version but that has been discontinued. Your best bet would be the mobile version at http://m.facebook.com.
BugMeNot to quickly bypass the login of web sites that require compulsory registration and/or the collection of personal/demographic information (such as the New York Times).
TinEye bookmarklet for finding other sources for images on a webpage.
At present Chrome will only download the file - it won't give you the option to Open or Save that other browsers give you. You can set files with certain file extension to open automatically after the download has completed. Taken from this Google Chrome FAQ article If you want certain types of files to always open after they're done downloading, ...
Use Google Custom Search to define your own search that will exclude these sites. See this section in the help : How can I exclude sites and pages?.
Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Classic Home link, in the bottom-left corner. When you click on iGoogle, it sets a cookie so it can automatically redirect you to the iGoogle page. You can get rid of it by removing the cookies as well.
You might want to try Delicious. They do have a firefox plugin that allows you to sync automatically between the website and your browser if you wish. And you can save your bookmarks in delicious rather than the browser bookmarks if you prefer. They have tools for importing/exporting bookmarks from your browser when you first set up. Plus you have the added ...
Quix: http://quixapp.com This is a little bit like Quicksilver for the web. It's very useful for web development. You can also configure Chrome to use it as a search engine to turn the address bar into a command line.
Unfortunately, this only works for single monitor setups. jQuery's $(window).width() and $(window).height() will work even on a window stretched over more screens.
Peter Steinberger has developed a Chrome and Safari extension called "stackoverflowerizer" that automatically redirects pages on efreedom.com, questionhub.com, etc. to the original StackOverflow page. It will rewrite your Google search results (to link directly to SO), but it won't remove the spam sites from Google.
If you need a fully functional browser your best option is to use Virtual Machines (I use VirtualBox). Microsoft itself offers VPC Images of their browsers at http://microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=21eabb90-958f-4b64-b5f1-73d0a413c8ef&displaylang=en Or you could download stand-alone versions of IE from ...
Apparently, the IE images are back online. :) http://www.iecss.com/spoon/
Technology behind this is called Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs) and it's defined in RFC 3987. It's use in URLs is defined in RFC 3986. Characters are indeed encoded in UTF-8. The "unreadable" form is UTF-8 converted using raw percent-encoding.
A more descriptive version is UserAgentString.com
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