Back To School: Firefox Campus Edition ~ Ask The Admin

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Back To School: Firefox Campus Edition

We know you Young-ins are busy preparing to go back to college. Now it's time to add another item to your checklist of back-to-school essentials. Firefox Campus Edition combines the speed, security, and features of the Firefox browser with special extras that give you streamlined access to music, cool sites, and useful information.

It's everything you need for a well-rounded college life all in one handy place (and for the very student-friendly price of totally free).

It comes packed with:

  • Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] - is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself.

  • StumbleUpon - Channel surf the internet with the StumbleUpon toolbar to find great websites, videos, photos and more based on your interests. StumbleUpon learns what you like and makes better recommendations.

  • Foxytunes - Do you listen to Music while surfing the Web? FoxyTunes lets you control almost any media player and find lyrics, covers, videos, bios and much more with a click right from your browser.

You can grab it here I don't know how much this browser will help you with going back to school but it has these 3 neato tools that are definately worth a look. Back in my day we had a pen and paper and it took 30 minutes to write a few paragraphs and we liked it like that :) Please shoot me when I really start saying back in my day...