Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox
Links related to the Firefox browser presented in somewhat random fashion:
Accessibility Features: Zoom, Fonts and Colors
The address bar might be the most powerful tool in the sleek new Firefox toolbar. Start typing, and see suggestions based on your browsing and search history. Go to a web address, search the whole web with your default search engine, or send your query directly to a single site with one-click search.
Manage your extensions
When the shield appears in the address bar, Firefox is blocking ads and unruly scripts from following you around the web. Select the icon to dial in the options.
Don’t touch my tabs
Unpaywall is a free, open-source project from Impactstory, a nonprofit dedicated to making scholarly research more open, accessible, and reusable. When you view a paywalled scholarly article, Unpaywall automatically checks its open database of 16 million legal, open-access articles. If there’s an open version somewhere, you’ll see a green tab on the article. Click the tab and read for free, legally!
Elsewhere on the Web
Tips from Firefox
Using Firefox Focus on your mobile device keeps Facebook from sharing your personal information with third-party trackers. Here’s how it works.
May 29: You don’t have to understand the nuances of blockchain to protect yourself from unscrupulous cryptojackers bogging down your computer. Firefox is here to do that for you.
November 21: It’s Hello World Day! Celebrate the importance of personal communication in preserving peace simply by greeting ten people. We’ll start: Hello!
As of March 2018, Firefox has 11.6% usage share as a “desktop” browser, according to StatCounter, making it the second most popular such web browser
Firefox can send pages instantly between devices “because no one has time to email themselves links.”
The new Firefox is twice as fast, uses 30% less memory, and offers real powerful private browsing with tracking protection. Download now.
— Firefox 🔥 (@firefox) July 16, 2018
— MakeUseOf (@MakeUseOf) May 23, 2018
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