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Chrome/Firefox: Privacy policies are long and complicated legalese, but they’re important to review if you want to know how a company will handle your data, whether they will sell it, or whether they will respect your rights. Disconnect’s new Privacy Icons make those policies visual, with icons you can understand at a glance.
Amazon is the undisputed king of online retail, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. The site has a utilitarian interface that can be clunky at times. Fortunately, browser extensions can add functionality and simplify some tasks, making shopping on the world’s biggest internet store even more awesome.
Firefox (29+): The new Firefox 29 has redesigned the tab bar, and tabs now have a fixed width. The Small Tabs extension makes them flexible so you can fit more tabs in the title bar.
Browsers are among the most memory-consuming programs the average user can run on their computer and while the likes of Google and Mozilla can optimise the heck out of Chrome and Firefox, the multimedia-heavy web of today is always going to demand a lot of storage, be it in the form of RAM or disk space. Of course, whacking a bunch of extensions and add-ons isn’t going to help things, but could a single, extremely popular one designed to block ads be responsible for hogging gigabytes of memory?