Get A Better Browser

Posted on January 19, 2007

Tell me… why is there anyone left on this planet who uses Internet Explorer???

Is it because they are lazy and don’t feel like getting something better? Is it because they are afraid of having to learn how to use a new browser? Or is it simple because they just don’t know any better?

If you spend more than 1 hour a day on the internet, you will find huge benefits to downloading a better browser.

Let me introduce you to a little miracle called Firefox. If you already use it, congrats to you!! If you don’t, and you’ve heard of it before, how come you haven’t downloaded it yet?!?!?!?!

Benefits to using Firefox:

    1.) A huge decrease in the number of deadly computer Viruses entering your computer.

    2.) Websites display properly as the programing for Firefox is done correctly. If you enjoy HTML or building websites, you will notice this immediately.

    3.) Faster page loads. Firefox works faster and more streamline on your computer and doesn’t freeze up constantly like Internet Explorer does.

    4.) More options. Firefox keeps your browsing sessions a lot more secure and spyware-free. And to top it all off, it also supports the standards religiously and has a wide range of powerful features.

    5.) Tabbed browsing. Instead of having many windows open, you only have one window open with many tabs. This keeps your computer running faster and your taskbar a lot less cluttered.

    6.) Built in spell checker. Never make spelling mistakes again!

    7.) Firefox offers a wide variety of Themes to give your browser the look you want. I use Noia 2.0 Extreme. You can download as many different themes as you want and change them to suit your mood.

    8.) You can also download many different of Extensions and Plugins. Below is a list of all the Extensions I have and use daily.

Extensions I Use

* Clippings 2.5 (awesome for bloggers)
* AdBlock Plus (blocks ads and popups)
* Colorful Tabs (fun extension)
* CoLT (my fav extension)
* ConQuery (looks things up quicker)
* FireFoxMenuButtons (very handy)
* Forecastfox (local weather on your browser)
* FoxyTunes (controls any media player)
* ShortShip Pro (Sort eBay listings by total cost)
* Tab Mix Plus (best extension ever)
* Download Statusbar (view and manage downloads)

Are you convinced yet? Take the Firefox Challenge. Download Firefox and use it for one week or at least 10 hours. Take a look at all the cool extensions, the colorful themes, and experience how much faster and easier Firefox is to use. I guarantee that you will be addicted!

If you already use Firefox, leave a comment and share with us all the reasons why you love Firefox.

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Posted on November 13, 2006

Welcome to my new blog! I have a lot of updating to do so hang in there… the blog will be better soon. Promise!

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