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“Bad request Error 400” for GMail on Firefox

For the last 2-3 days I had an unusual situation to deal with. Whenever I tried to visit my GMail account using Firefox, the response was: Bad requestError 400  At first I checked with the other browsers (Chrome, Opera and

How to hide “Mark all as read” in new Google Reader

With the new redesign of Google Reader (the Google+ look-alike), I’ve noticed a new annoying behavior today. The “Mark all as read” in now a button that takes and keeps focus. This means that if you press it once with

How to hide the new Facebook news feed

In case you are using Firefox and you want to hide the new Facebook right-column news feed, here is a quick hack. At first, you need to install Stylish Stylus, if you don’t have it already. Add a new blank

Re-enabling Google FriendConnect gadgets

Re-enabling Google FriendConnect gadgets

In case you see blank boxes in your Firefox, instead of Google FriendConnect (GFC) gadgets, you can try searching the configuration window of the HTTPS Everywhere add-on. For me, it was the GoogleServices option, which I had to deactivate in

Google secure search with Firefox

Google secure search with Firefox

Google has announced recently the option to search the web via an encrypted, secure channel. For Firefox, this can be accomplished by making some changes, like the following: in a new tab, open “about:config” and search for “http://www.google” (search box

I don’t like you any more, ScribeFire!

Today I uninstalled the ScribeFire addon for Firefox because I was not happy by its performance. Don’t get me wrong… I ‘ve used it as an offline blog post editor for more than a year and, I have to say

Firefox 3 download day

Firefox 3 download day

Today is the day Firefox 3 has launched and the day it tries to break a world record of the most downloads and installations of a software package in a day. So, if you like Firefox, why don’t you help?

Firefox: autofill URLs

It may be old news to some (or most) people but it’s a useful, productive tip nonetheless, for those using Firefox. If you want to let Firefox auto-fill the address, while you ‘re typing the first letters, with the most

Unblock Jango playing

This post is somewhat out of topic, but I think that it will be useful to someone… Jango is a startup, still in beta testing, which enables the user to create (and share with friends) specially made internet radio stations.

Firefox ScrapBook: my locally hosted Internet!

One of the most useful Firefox plug-ins I’ve ever installed and used is ScrapBook. This plug-in is like an extension to the well-known “Bookmarks” mechanism, with the added bonus that, instead on not only saving/storing the URL address of a

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