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Submission + - CNet's 20 Useless Firefox Extensions (

dloseke writes: "There are more than 7,000 Firefox extensions in Mozilla's official catalog, and a good portion of them can drastically improve how you browse the Web. Then there are the stinkers. These add-ons that actually make the browser slower, or harder to use. We've compiled a list of 20 that you should steer clear from, if only for their lack of basic utility."

How is this newsworthy....why would anyone want a list of useless stuff....

Comment Re:Set-top-box (Score 1) 544

Granted it's a few years old, the laptop I'm using now, a Dell Latitude D410 has IR. I think I've seen them more often on the Latitude series. That said, there's a ton of current laptop's I've seen with IR...certainly not restricted to machines 13 years old or fact, what are those...486's?

Comment Re:159357 popular with lefties? (Score 1) 299

One of my users has the mouse on the left, and the mouse buttons swapped...using her account and then switching to admin really throws you for a loop because the mouse buttons change back. Remoting into her PC is the same story. The real oddball though is a girl that I went to high school with holds her mouse upside up is down, left is right, and the right mouse button is actually the left...I can't grasp that one in my mind....

Comment Re:A simple answer (Score 1) 664

2) solid color borders and constant flashing cause bandwidth issues to crop up, making the content illegible

Perhaps I'm wrong, but I was under the impression that in an analog signal, the entire picture is refreshed, whereas digital just refreshes the parts of the picture that is changing. If that's the case, wouldn't you use about the same amount of bandwidth regardless of what's on the screen?

Comment Re:"tricked into" (Score 1) 88

Sounds like WLI*ReservationRewards. I know they have a new company name now...same scam. I saw their stuff on the back end of a purchase from the other day. Blogged about it a couple years ago, and had literally hundreds of people state the same thing happened to them. And you literally have to ready very carefully and select the right option to get your order confirmation without "joining" their scam.

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