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How to Automatically Close Private Browsing Session In Firefox After A Certain Inactivity Period

Private Browsing Session In Firefox

If you are one of those persons who browse private surface in public settings, such as your office then there might be times when you would have to leave your desk while having the private browsing session open. In this article we will explain how to automatically close private browsing session in Firefox after a certain inactivity period.

How to Automatically Close Private Browsing Session In Firefox After A Certain Inactivity Period

Firefox now has a new extension called PB Exit. PB Exit just closes your private browsing windows on Firefox automatically after 10 minutes of inactivity i.e. after 10 minutes have passed since the last page load or tab switch.

PB Exit is one of the simplest Firefox extensions. After you have it installed, it would just run in the background and will close private browsing tabs after 10 minutes of inactivity. Currently PB Exit does not have any settings, but the developer has made a note in the extension’s description that he may allow users the ability to set customer idle time in the future.

Private Browsing Session In Firefox

via cnet


How to Automatically Enlarge Online Image Thumbnails

Most online vendors and photo galleries display images in tiny thumbnails. This could be extremely frustrating for a lot of users. If you are one such users, continue reading this article to find out how to automatically enlarge online thumbnails.

How to Automatically Enlarge Online Image Thumbnails

Both Firefox and Chrome have plgu-ins and extensions that allows you to automatically enlarge a thumbnail by hovering your mouse over it. Here’s what you need to do in order to enable it:

  • Install Thumbnail Zoom for Firefox.
  • If you are a Chrome user, install Hover Zoom for Chrome.
  • Now, restart your browser.
  • Go to Facebook and mouse over any thumbnail. The image would automatically be enlarged for you so that you could view the image in its original size.
  • This feature can not be enabled on all sites, as not all sites allow this. The Hover Zoom extension adds an icon to the address bar. This icon indicates whether Hover Zoom will work for this site or not.Hover_ZOom Facebook

The plug-ins that we have mentioned above, works with most popular websites like Facebook, Amazon etc. However, it goes without saying that we havent tested them for the entire web.

via CNET.

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