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Cocoalicious

del.icio.us is a great way to store and share your bookmarks on the web. And Cocoalicious is a great way to access and post them. Or if you would like to view your posts and tags from the menu bar, try Menulicious.

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DEVONagent Lite

Places a web search field in the menu bar next to Spotlight. Uses all major search engines and many special ones, with results opening in your web browser. Can also create pre-fab search sets.

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Fluid

Create site-specific mini-web browsers for your web apps, so that they launch like desktop programs in your dock. Great for checking Gmail, for example.

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Ghostery

Find out who is tracking you on the web — ad networks, data providers, publishers and other companies. Learn more about them and decide who you want to block.

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LastPass

If you’re looking for a way to save all the logins and passwords you use at various websites, you can’t do much better than 1Password. However, the free version of LastPass — acting as a browser extension — covers many of the basic functions. It comes highly recommended by PCMag, and is worth a look if you need something free.

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TenFourFox

Firefox has moved on and abandoned support for Macs with PowerPC processors or running Tiger. But that doesn’t mean you have to get left behind. TenFourFox tweaks Firefox 4 so you can surf with almost exactly the same code on your PowerPC Mac.

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Tor

Remain anonymous on the Internet while web browsing, messaging or remote logins. Works with many existing clients to bounce your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world.

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Vivaldi

The former CEO and co-founder of Opera has started a new project — “an advanced browser made with the power user in mind.” As of this writing, it’s considered a technical preview, but innovative promises include the ability to organize your tabs into stacks, display pages side by side, write notes on the go, and a keyboard command palette.

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Wyzo

Media browser promises 10-times faster downloads, BitTorrent integration and compatibility with Firefox add-ons. Plus, it features a media start page with search engines for YouTube, hulu, joost and more.

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Vivaldi

The former CEO and co-founder of Opera has started a new project — “an advanced browser made with the power user in mind.” As of this writing, it’s considered a technical preview, but innovative promises include the ability to organize your tabs into stacks, display pages side by side, write notes on the go, and a keyboard command palette.

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DEVONagent Lite

Places a web search field in the menu bar next to Spotlight. Uses all major search engines and many special ones, with results opening in your web browser. Can also create pre-fab search sets.

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Tor

Remain anonymous on the Internet while web browsing, messaging or remote logins. Works with many existing clients to bounce your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world.

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LastPass

If you’re looking for a way to save all the logins and passwords you use at various websites, you can’t do much better than 1Password. However, the free version of LastPass — acting as a browser extension — covers many of the basic functions. It comes highly recommended by PCMag, and is worth a look if you need something free.

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TenFourFox

Firefox has moved on and abandoned support for Macs with PowerPC processors or running Tiger. But that doesn’t mean you have to get left behind. TenFourFox tweaks Firefox 4 so you can surf with almost exactly the same code on your PowerPC Mac.

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Ghostery

Find out who is tracking you on the web — ad networks, data providers, publishers and other companies. Learn more about them and decide who you want to block.

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Wyzo

Media browser promises 10-times faster downloads, BitTorrent integration and compatibility with Firefox add-ons. Plus, it features a media start page with search engines for YouTube, hulu, joost and more.

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Fluid

Create site-specific mini-web browsers for your web apps, so that they launch like desktop programs in your dock. Great for checking Gmail, for example.

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Cocoalicious

del.icio.us is a great way to store and share your bookmarks on the web. And Cocoalicious is a great way to access and post them. Or if you would like to view your posts and tags from the menu bar, try Menulicious.

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Cocoalicious

del.icio.us is a great way to store and share your bookmarks on the web. And Cocoalicious is a great way to access and post them. Or if you would like to view your posts and tags from the menu bar, try Menulicious.

Download site

DEVONagent Lite

Places a web search field in the menu bar next to Spotlight. Uses all major search engines and many special ones, with results opening in your web browser. Can also create pre-fab search sets.

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Fluid

Create site-specific mini-web browsers for your web apps, so that they launch like desktop programs in your dock. Great for checking Gmail, for example.

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Ghostery

Find out who is tracking you on the web — ad networks, data providers, publishers and other companies. Learn more about them and decide who you want to block.

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Glims for Safari

Add-on creates scads of new features for Safari. Among them: thumbnails for search results, full-screen browsing, keyword search in the address bar and Undo for closed tabs. Plus much more.

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LastPass

If you’re looking for a way to save all the logins and passwords you use at various websites, you can’t do much better than 1Password. However, the free version of LastPass — acting as a browser extension — covers many of the basic functions. It comes highly recommended by PCMag, and is worth a look if you need something free.

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Opera

Making web browsers in Scandinavia since 1994, with the goal of an Internet free and available to everyone in the world.

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SiteCapture

Load a set of web pages and create images in the format you want. Handy for effortlessly filling your website portfolio page with the latest screenshots.

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TenFourFox

Firefox has moved on and abandoned support for Macs with PowerPC processors or running Tiger. But that doesn’t mean you have to get left behind. TenFourFox tweaks Firefox 4 so you can surf with almost exactly the same code on your PowerPC Mac.

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Tor

Remain anonymous on the Internet while web browsing, messaging or remote logins. Works with many existing clients to bounce your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world.

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Vivaldi

The former CEO and co-founder of Opera has started a new project — “an advanced browser made with the power user in mind.” As of this writing, it’s considered a technical preview, but innovative promises include the ability to organize your tabs into stacks, display pages side by side, write notes on the go, and a keyboard command palette.

Download site

Wyzo

Media browser promises 10-times faster downloads, BitTorrent integration and compatibility with Firefox add-ons. Plus, it features a media start page with search engines for YouTube, hulu, joost and more.

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