Running Bon Echo Alpha; uninstalling Google Browser Sync

I have been using Bon Echo Alpha, the test version of the upcoming Firefox 2 release, these past few days and Google Browser Sync for a couple of weeks. Yesterday, I decided to stick with Bon Echo Alpha, removing my Google Browser Sync extension, which doesn’t work with the program yet. Ive decided to stop… Continue reading Running Bon Echo Alpha; uninstalling Google Browser Sync

Opera 9 released

Opera has released version 9 of its browser. I’ve been using the latest version for a few hours and I’m starting to really like it. Browsing web pages with Opera 9 feels faster but this may be because I use a lot of extensions for my Firefox installation. What’s great about Opera 9 is that… Continue reading Opera 9 released

FEAC2006: technical notes

Since last year, I have been actively moving files that I need to access anywhere online, in an experiment to “make the network my computer.” This served me well during the recent Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace conference in Manila. The greatest benefit is that the files I needed for things I was working on… Continue reading FEAC2006: technical notes

Color code your Backpackit.com tasks using The Printable CEO as guide

David Seah’s printable CEO is an excellent guide on which tasks to tackle first and which distractions to deal with later. It lists various answers to the question: When is something worth doing? The answers are color coded and come with points, ranked based on their importance to your goals. Seah uses it to track… Continue reading Color code your Backpackit.com tasks using The Printable CEO as guide

Performancing.com releases visual editor for blogs

Performancing.com, which is turning out to be an excellent resource on blogging, released a Firefox extension that puts a what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) blog editor in the open source browser. I tried it out for a few minutes (screenshots below) and even used it to publish the previous post and found that it worked flawlessly. The editor… Continue reading Performancing.com releases visual editor for blogs

Instant WYSIWYG editor Xinha Here now comes with options

The developer of Xinha Here! has released version 0.4 of the must-have Firefox plugin for bloggers and online content creators. The new version runs only on Firefox 1.5 so if you haven’t upgraded yet, get the new installer at Mozilla. The new version comes with options for the what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editor. The options interface allows… Continue reading Instant WYSIWYG editor Xinha Here now comes with options

Instant visual editor for your blog, website

Putting a what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editor for your blog or website content management system used to involve installing a software package in the web server. Not anymore. I found this link to a Firefox plugin that would allow you to use the Xinha editor on any HTML text entry area. Xinha Here! (photo below) is a… Continue reading Instant visual editor for your blog, website

Opera removes browser ads

My previous browser of choice has decided to remove integrated ad banners in its product. I got one of their free serial numbers during their anniversary celebration and for a day or two, I went back to using Opera. I’m currently using the latest Firefox beta and I plan to continue using it. Firefox is… Continue reading Opera removes browser ads

Great Firefox plugin for blog template users

I found Aardvark through del.icio.us. The product is a free Firefox plugin that allows you to check elements of a webpage and how it is constructed. It is particularly useful for non-geeks like me who want to customize templates of blog content management systems like WordPress or Serendipity. Aardvark allows you to check parts of… Continue reading Great Firefox plugin for blog template users