Archive for October, 2007

Firefox extension not compatible with browser (Flock, Mozilla, Seamonkey…) version: What to do?

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

You really want to install this Firefox extension but you can’t? Because it’s not compatible with your browser (screen shot)? Or you have upgraded your browser and some of your favourite add-ons got disabled? Happens a lot with more exotic extensions, or if you’re using a minority browser like Seamonkey, (the old) Mozilla, or (the brand new) Flock. However, you do not need to despair: (more…)

Delegation discovery: a bookmarklet for OpenID evangelists

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

There’s little to add to the many great writeups, presentations and screencasts on OpenID, but I thought it would be fun to have a bookmarklet that checks whether a page URL can be used as an OpenID login, so whether that page already has been “claimed”. (more…)

Master of your mailbox: an email alias for every site you leave your address

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Do you want more control over which mails end up in your inbox? Then every time you give out your email address at a site, use an alias specific for that url. It helps you to track where (and by whom) mail addresses are being used, and lets you filter or block unnecessary mails. Here’s how: (more…)