Extend Firefox 2 Winners: Try New Firefox Extensions

Extend Firefox is a developer contest to encouraging development of add-ons to Firefox 2. Recently they announced the winners of the Extend Firefox 2 contest and you can find some new Firefox Extensions to play with.

Grand Prize Winners of the Extend Firefox 2 were announced and the winners are –

  1. Minimap Sidebar Extension – By integrating maps into your current Firefox window, Minimap allows you to search for and save directions on the fly. Create and save a sidebar map using the addresses or address links you find on web pages (highlight then drag and drop), or by manually adding locations. View traffic Info, drag and drop or manually add KML file links, local search, directions, and view satellite imagery.
  2. SamePlace – an extensible, multi-network instant messenger that allows you to keep all of your conversations in one place. Chat with your contacts from GMail, Jabber, MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ, and AIM and share what you find quickly by dragging web page snippets (photos, animated emoticons, text selections, etc) into chats.
  3. Shareaholic – allows you to bookmark and e-mail web pages quickly without leaving your browser. Submit any web page to your favorite sharing or bookmarking service, including digg, del.icio.us, facebook, friendfeed, google bookmarks, magnolia, mixx, reddit, stumbleupon, tumblr and twitter.

Want more… Here are 50 best firefox extensions for you to enjoy.

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About the Author: P Chandra is editor of QOT, one of India's earliest tech bloggers since 2004. A tech enthusiast with expertise in coding, WordPress, web tools, SEO and DIY hacks.