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Category Archives: Browsers
Some interesting reading
Some dead interesting stuff popped up when I logged in this morning – all worth giving a read: Facebook buys FriendFeed Lots of people seem to be quite upset about this one. Friendfeed is still a pretty niche service, even … Continue reading
Posted in Bookmarks, Browsers Tagged facebook, friendfeed, google, ie6, internet explorer, microsoft 1 Comment
Add LGSearch to your browser
LGSearch is a search engine for the UK public sector that I developed quite a while ago. It’s built on Google Custom Search, and isn’t particularly clever, but is rather useful. Anyway, inspired by Simon’s recent efforts on behalf of … Continue reading
Posted in Browsers, Search Tagged firefox, internet explorer, lgsearch, mozilla, mycroft, plugin, Search 3 Comments
How do you start yours?
Browser, that is. I was rather interested to hear what people used as their ‘home page’ in their browser – ie the page that loads when you first open your browser. Firefox makes this more interesting with its tabs, which … Continue reading
Create your own Firefox search plugin
The search box on the FireFox toolbar is a pretty useful thing, giving you quick access to various search engines and other sites, like Amazon, eBay and Wikipedia. It’s based on a Mozilla project called Mycroft (that being the name … Continue reading
Better Browsers update
A little while ago I posted about a little survey I had set up using Google Docs, which aimed to find out about what browsers public sector folk are using, and what problems they have been running into as a … Continue reading
Posted in Browsers Tagged Browsers, edemocracy, govgetfirefox, survey 4 Comments