Reviews

  • Apps for Homeschool help

    For future readers, this is being written in the middle of the COVID pandemic. However, this still has a lot of relevance for anybody who is involved with distance and online learning at anytime, not just if like me you are stuck at home helping (or trying to) help your children with work that the…

  • Firefox Add-ons revisted

    One of the great things about Firefox and its community of developers is the sheer number of additional applications you can add which extend Firefox’s features (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox). You can also pick and choose those which suit your needs best. So to give you an idea, here’s the current round up of the Add-ons I use…

  • Tip: Firefox 3.0, add-ons and Skype

    Firefox 3.0 has been officially released (http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/) and apart from being much faster at rendering web pages and images, has a whole host of neat features and advantages. If you haven’t tried Firefox yet instead of Internet Explorer this release of Firefox is definitely one to try.

    One of the advantages that Firefox has is a…

  • PicLens

    Just came a across a very cool gadget for anybody using Firefox (2.0 or now 3.0), PicLens (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5579). It’s a simple addon that for certain websites where there is a lot of images, such as photos or videos, allows you to browse these as a picture wall which you can scroll along. Which for YouTube…