Browser add-ons to turbo charge your surfing
Browser add-ons bring convenience, pizzazz, and efficiency to our surfing - I’ve rounded up some of the best to help you get the most out of the web
By Daniel Ionescu | PC World | Published: 16:22, 05 December 2012
Browser add-ons bring convenience, pizzazz, and efficiency to our surfing. There are add-ons for saving passwords, ones for automatically sending web pages to our e-reader or smartphone, and ones that help us juggle our social (networking) life. No matter the browser you use – Chrome, Firefox, IE, Opera, or Safari – I’ve rounded up some of the best to help you get the most out of the web.
Chrome | Firefox
If Flash animations and videos loaded in the background are slowing down your computer, FlashBlock can help fix this. It automatically blocks Flash elements on web pages and replaces them with a placeholder. You can click on the placeholder to load the video and also set up a whitelist for sites like YouTube and Vimeo.