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Mozilla publishes name and shame list of slow Firefox add-ons, cracks down on tardy devs (Download Squad)

Apr 4th 2011 6:56AM @Sebastian Anthony agreed. just the nature of the Firebug means it's going to be a drain. My dev box is nuclear powered and I still feel it's drag... and I think it's got worse over time. There's always ways to improve however... it's the time & effort that's the problem.

Mozilla publishes name and shame list of slow Firefox add-ons, cracks down on tardy devs (Download Squad)

Apr 4th 2011 6:48AM It's no suprise to see Firebug in that list. Since FF4 & latest version of Firebug my browser has slowed considerably (and not just start up times). When using Firebug the whole thing just seems much more sluggish than it used to be.

Unfortunately its one of of those must have add-ons

Read It Later Pro for Android hits the Market, on sale for 99 cents (Download Squad)

Mar 10th 2011 9:02AM This would be a waste of £0.64 because to me "Read It Later" means... read it later on my computer, and it's usually a link i've came across on Twitter of FB etc.

DroidSave does the job perfectly of sending the link to my RIL account from the Share menu on my phone which is available in pretty much all other apps. I then use the RIL firefox extension to manage my list.

I prefer DroidSave to other alternatives because it appears near the top of the Share list & is very quick

Dead browser walking: Microsoft launches official IE6 extinction coutdown (Download Squad)

Mar 5th 2011 12:05PM unfortunately, as long as corporate muppets insist on "not" moving away from IE6 this is little comfort to a lot of web devs... including me. The only real solution is to outlaw IE6 entirely with severe punishment, preferably death for offenders.

Harsh... but fair i think you'll agree.

The best Windows Twitter clients: from TweetDeck to tweetc (Download Squad)

Mar 4th 2011 11:25AM I use digsby - just for twitter. it's basic but has the nicety of a popup window from the system tray with your timeline. Every other app i've used is just bloat.

Facebook for Android vulnerable to simple snooping tricks (Download Squad)

Feb 24th 2011 4:05PM Thankfully, anybody snooping on my Facebook activity will be met with either nothing for days or a torrent of utter shite!

If they were to snoop on my Twitter activity however, it would be the exact opposite.

MapQuest Android app with turn-by-turn directions now available (Download Squad)

Feb 16th 2011 3:22PM I'm struggling to find a reason to install this.

Unless a sat nav app that doesn't sound like Stephen Hawking comes along i can't see me ever installing another map app

Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo coming 'in a few weeks' (Download Squad)

Feb 15th 2011 3:18PM @Sebastian Anthony Me too, but considering how long it's taken to get to this stage I won't hold my breath.

Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo coming 'in a few weeks' (Download Squad)

Feb 15th 2011 3:01PM If the final release is anything like the last couple of beta's I predict it'll sink like a stone rather than blow others out of the water.

It needs to be shit hot fast to make an impression for me. While it's certainly come on since it was first released on Android it's still way to sluggish. It did install to SD however, which is a bonus