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6 Customization Tricks Only Possible In Firefox Firefox is a great browsers for many reasons, but one of the most important reasons is how it can be customized. Mozilla has worked hard to ensure the latest versions provide options and features you won’t find without add-ons in other browsers. By making these available by default all users can have the same access without the hassle of installing extensions that may cause compatibility or security concerns. Here are a few important tricks that prove you should be using Firefox. Customize The Main Menu
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The 50 Best How-To Geek Windows Articles of 2010 Even though we cover plenty of other topics, Windows has always been a primary focus around here, and we’ve got one of the largest collections of Windows-related how-to articles anywhere. Here’s the fifty best Windows articles that we wrote in 2010. Want even more? How to Setup Firefox Sync Now that the mobile version of Firefox is a lot better, I have ditched the basic browser that came with my phone and reinstalled Firefox. One nice thing about Firefox is it allows you to sync your bookmarks and more across multiple devices. This means I can access my same list of bookmarks from anywhere. Here is how you get Firefox Sync up and running so you can do the same: Click on the menu button in Firefox and then click on the text that reads, “Sign in to Sync”. You’ll get a new page open up in a new tab.