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My image 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.

My image 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.
My image 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.
My image Lyreach – 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.
My image 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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  1. Aibek
    June 27, 2010 at 6:26 am

    thanks, will investigate this shortly.

  2. Baltimore limo
    June 25, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    yeh i m facing the same problem here.

  3. laboratory
    June 25, 2010 at 9:08 am

    Plugin Check - something is wrong with this plugin check site. It listst Shockwave for Director plugin as an needed to be updated. I've installed it and still I see update now - and the status says Vulnerable????

    Or there is something wrong with the site or there is a problem with a firefox browser.

    Cheers.

  4. laboratory
    June 25, 2010 at 7:08 am

    Plugin Check - something is wrong with this plugin check site. It listst Shockwave for Director plugin as an needed to be updated. I've installed it and still I see update now - and the status says Vulnerable????

    Or there is something wrong with the site or there is a problem with a firefox browser.

    Cheers.

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