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[12 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
SkipScreen – Skip waits and captchas of Megaupload, RapidShare and more

This is a guest post written by Rono, a freeware addict and a faithful reader of this blog.
Non-Premium users of direct download hosting sites like Megaupload, RapidShare, Mediafire, SendSpace or zShare are used to wait for a while and enter difficult and annoying captchas in order to download any file.
It is true that you ‘only’ have to wait for a few seconds, but we always desire not to wait and download files automatically, sometimes those waits are too long.

SkipScreen is a free add-on for Firefox that will make those waits …

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[2 Jul 2009 | 12 Comments | ]
Firefox 3.5 vs Google Chrome Comparison

With the release of the new Firefox 3.5 I thought it would be the right time to give Firefox another try after I replaced it with Google Chrome. I found Chrome faster and lighter although I still miss the Firefox add-ons. I installed Firefox 3.5, now let’s get on with the comparative test. First of all let’s take a look at the speed. With the timer in my left hand and with my right hand on the mouse I tried to see how fast the two browsers would open …

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[3 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

We’re getting closer to the new Firefox release! Beta 5 is now available, and here are some of the new features:
– Anti-virus integration: Firefox will inform anti-virus software when downloading executables.
– Easier password management: an information bar replaces the old password dialog so you can now save passwords after a successful login.
– Smart Bookmarks Folder: quickly access your …

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[21 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]

I’m a Firefox user and I’ve been waiting for a new release. You can download Firefox 3 Beta 4 from here, available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users in 40 language versions. I heard that it uses less memory resources and that seems to be true: Firefox 2 uses about 52MB of memory on my PC and Firefox 3 Beta 4 eats up about 45MB. I recommend reading this review to find out more about the new Firefox.
 

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