Want some very cool Firefox trick? Just enter the codes below on your Firefox address bar and just hit enter.
1. chrome://browser/content/browser.xul – Opens another Firefox inside a tab in the the existing Firefox window.
2. chrome://browser/content/preferences/preferences.xul – Opens the Options dialog box inside the Firefox tab.
3. chrome://browser/content/bookmarks/bookmarksPanel.xul – Opens the “Bookmarks Manager” inside a tab in the Firefox window.
4. chrome://browser/content/history/history-panel.xul – Opens the History Panel in the Firefox tab.
5. chrome://mozapps/content/extensions/extensions.xul?type=extensions – Opens the Extensions window in the current tab.
6. chrome://browser/content/preferences/cookies.xul – Opens the “cookies window” inside a tab in the Firefox window. More »
The following steps will explain about configuring gmail on Microsoft Outlook. First you have to enable POP for gmail Email ID.
You can retrieve your Gmail messages with a client or device that supports POP, like Microsoft Outlook or Netscape Mail.
To enable POP in Gmail:
1. Sign in to Gmail.
2. Click Settings at the top of any Gmail page.
3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
4. Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
5. Choose the action you’d like your Gmail messages to take after they are accessed with POP.
6. Configure your POP client* and click Save Changes. More »
In just the first months of availability, Google Chrome Beta has made consistent inroads into the territory of Internet Explorer and Firefox. Both Microsoft’s IE and Mozilla’s Firefox started to see their audiences slip a little and ended up losing market share to the new browser from Google. In fact, so did Opera and Netscape with Safari left as the sole browser to gain market share. However, considering that Chrome is based on WebKit open source web browser engine also used by Safari, it is possible that some of Google Browser’s traffic to be in fact interpreted as Mac OS X’s native browser.
Market monitoring firm Net Applications revealed that Google Chrome’s usage share dropped after the initial surge. “Google Chrome usage share has been dropping since its launch, but has stabilized at about .7%,” the outfit stated. This in the context in which Chrome exploded to over 1% of the browser market, more than Opera. Still, at the end of September 2008, Chrome accounted for no less than 0.78% of the browser market, a performance by any standards considering that just a month before, it had 0%. More »
Since ActiveX applies only to the Windows platform, it is unsuitable for Firefox which is available across multiple platforms. Currently, there is no mechanism by which you can use ActiveX controls in Firefox 2.0 or later.
Until recently, a third-party plugin provided ActiveX functionality for Firefox. The Mozilla ActiveX Plug-in provided partial ActiveX support for Firefox 1.5 and earlier versions. By default, these ActiveX plugins were configured to execute only the two Windows Media Player ActiveX controls, which enabled the playback of video content through the Windows controls. There is a configuration file that can be used to enable other ActiveX controls. More »
One of the biggest complaints a Firefox evangelist encounters is “it doesn’t act or feel like browser X.” Internet Explorer users complain that Firefox doesn’t look like what they’re used to. Opera, Safari, and Netscape users complain that it’s missing many of their favorite features. And the social networking gurus point to the powerful social networking features Flock boasts and Firefox lacks. However, all these users overlook one of the most powerful features of Firefox: support for third-party add-ons, which can make emulating the features of other browsers extremely simple. More »
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