Galaxyfox

About me

Developer Information
Name Galaxyfox
Location New York City
Occupation Tech Blogger
User since November 5, 2008
Number of add-ons developed 0 add-ons
Average rating of developer's add-ons Not yet rated

In a little more detail...

Hello. I am not an extension developer although I may become one in the future. I am a student that spends his free time blogging about tech tips and guides at my blog at http://www.techairlines.com. I am self taught at everything I do with computers.

My Reviews

SearchStatus

Excellent Google/Alexa plugin Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This is an excellent way to easily view the Google PageRank and Alexa rankings of websites. I also like the ability to highlight NoFollow links and the links to quickly view a site's Whois info, Archive.org, and others.

One suggestion I have is to insert the icons using a standard method, where the icons can be arranged using Firefox's toolbar Customize function. Right now, its arranged using an option relative to other icons, which isn't as great. In addition, the icons frequently fail to appear when first on a cold boot until I go to the Add-on Options and press OK again.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.40.1-signed.1-signed). 

LastPass Password Manager

Essential. Never Have to Remember More than 1 Password! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I use multiple systems and have trouble having all my passwords synced between all of them, but now thanks to LastPass, everything is securely stored online. In addition, the passwords work not only on Firefox, but there is an IE plugin as well as bookmarklets just about any other browser that supports Javascript.

Now, I only need to remember one password! Excellent and essential extension.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.51.2). 

Interclue

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a great tool for Firefox. I find it very useful to be able to know many details about a link before clicking on it. Unlike other tools like Cool Previews, this doesn't actaully load the page, but just the text, images, as well as extra info like linked files, feeds, etc..

The recently added Hoverclues are very useful. Great job!

A bug that I recently reported has been fixed very quickly and efficiently so thank you for that. :)

I recommend this add-on to all users.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.6.0.1). 

Interclue

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a great tool for Firefox. I find it very useful to be able to know many details about a link before clicking on it. Unlike other tools like Cool Previews, this doesn't actaully load the page, but just the text, images, as well as extra info like linked files, feeds, etc.. I recommend this add-on to all users.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.6.0.1). 

Interclue

Great Extension but one problem Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is an excellent extension and I really love it. Lets me preview links before I can click on it. I find this better than CoolPreviews (from Cooliris) which is what I used to use.

However, I have to disable it for the time being because it keeps triggering invalid security certificate dialogs in Firefox 3.5 (never happened in 3.0). When I make a Google search of (for example) LastPass, many times a dialog comes up saying lastpass.com uses an invalid security certificate. This doesn't always happen. It happens a lot when a site is linked to an https site. When I disabled Interclue, these dialogs no longer appeared.

Otherwise, thanks for this great extension! Still deserves 5 stars! Thanks!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.5.8.1). 

Better Gmail 2

Very Useful Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I use Gmail all the time and this add-on works perfectly. My favorite features would be the attachment icons, unread number favicon, and the highlighting. I also use the Folders4Gmail feature. Excellent!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8.2). 

DownThemAll!

Download Acceleration Rated 5 out of 5 stars

DownThemAll! is an excellent add-on. Truely does speed up my downloads and I use it all the time to download. The only download accelerator built right into Firefox!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.3). 

Adblock Plus

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

One of the greatest add-ons ever. Easy lists blocks most of the ads out there. Then you can manually block other images and elements.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.2). 

FlashGot Mass Downloader

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Worked like a charm! Very helpful in integrating with Download Accelerators.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.9). 

NoScript Security Suite

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Truly the best protection you can get. Blocks scripts unless you allow them yourself. I used it for a long time and recommended it and will continue to do so at many sites

5 Star Add-on! Good job!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.9.3.3). 

SkipScreen -- download helper, now for sale...

Awesome! Thanks! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a wonderful extension which now has a spot on my 10 must have add-ons. I got really annoyed at the waiting to download a tiny file. Once it was less than 1 megabyte and I had to wait 45 seconds. With Skipscreen, this is no longer neccessary. :)

Excellent and Must Have 5+ Stars Add-on! Thanks!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.1.04202009). 

Personas Plus

Amazing! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Personas is a wonderful way to change your Firefox's skin without restarting. Looks beautiful!

The issue with the buttons I previously mentioned is now fixed in the latest updates.

5 Stars and Highly Recommended!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1). 

SearchMenu - Search Faster in Firefox

Very Useful Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very useful way to browse the web. A feature very similar to the new Accelerators feature of Internet Explorer 8. I didn't find it to slow down browsing much either.

My only problem is that the Kallout button fails to appear occasionally when I highlight text.

Other than that, great job! Can't wait for full IE8 Accelerator Support.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.20.1). 

Cache Status

Great Add-on! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for updating it for Firefox 3! A great way to monitor your cache and keep Firefox running smoothly. Wonderful add-on!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.7.7). 

Vista-aero

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Looks just like IE8. Love the relative tab colors from IE8. The modifier works perfectly PLUS my add-ons no longer break down. For example, the Tab Mix Plus still works, unlike in Version 2.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0.0.8). 

Web of Trust, MyWOT/WOT: Website Reputation Rating

Amazing! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I use both WOT and SiteAdvisor, however, I prefer WOT a lot more. Saved my computer quite a number of times, not only on Google Search, but on email and Wikipedia as well. A must have for your browser!! If I could I would rate it a lot more stars.

Its community powered however, if someone is trying to mess up the ratings, its not possible because every user has their own personal confidence level generated by the server. Those with low trust will not have their ratings count as much as those with higher.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (20081111). 

myFireFox & Vista-aero Modifier

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Thank you for finally making the update! It works perfectly now and is a great way to edit my favorite Firefox theme!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1).