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December 13, 2006

Google Toolbar 3 for Firefox

The new version of Google Toolbar for Firefox adds the features that were available only in the IE toolbar and a special bonus.

Now you can bookmark sites without using third-party tools (although some of them have more advanced features) and add custom buttons that let you search other sites and read their feeds. If you want to add a button for this blog, here's the link.

The latest version of Google Toolbar makes it easy to send snippets from web pages by email, SMS. It's also easy to have a blog without actually writing too much original content.

But the greatest news should be the last one: you can now open files from the web using Docs & Spreadsheets. You can also drag and drop files from Windows Explorer to Firefox or just associate documents with Firefox. Here's the list of available formats: .doc, .rtf, .odt, .xls, .ods, .csv, .sxw.

IE toolbar looks better, has smaller icon arrows and seems to be more stable. But don't forget this is beta software (if that still has a meaning).

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