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|Plugin Check – finds out all the Firefox plugins that are installed on your browser, tells you the ones that are outdated and also includes a helpful button that takes you to a page where you can downoad the latest version. Read more: PluginCheck: Check & Upgrade Your Browser Plugins.|
|Google SSL Search – Google has often been hit with privacy issues for the past couple of years. And there are a lot of people who are demanding protection even for the things that they search or do online. Google SSL search is a web search feature that provides its users the privacy and protection from any 3rd-party that might intercept their web searches. Read more: Google SSL Search: Search Google Privately.|
|ActiveMap – Active.com is a great resource to find sports activities in your area; the only problem is that results displayed are too texty. AvtiveMap is a great tool that takes the Active.com data and places local sports activities onto an interactive map. Read more: ActiveMap: Maps Local Sports Activities.|
|– You got a few words from a song stuck in your mind but can’t seem to remember what song it is? Lyreach is an excellent tool to use for this. Just enter a few words from any part of the song and Lyreach will identify a song by the lyrics. The only restriction is that the words should be in sequence.|
|GrabThatFile – MySpace has one of the largest collection of songs but one that you can only listen to. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to save songs from MySpace, GrabThatFile is a nice tool to use. Just enter the URL of any MySpace song and download it to your computer. Read more: GrabThatFile: Save Songs From MySpace as MP3.|
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