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01 December 2009, 16:17

Mozilla announce Extend Firefox winners

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Mozilla has announced the winners of its competition to find the best add-ons for the Firefox browser. In the "Extend Firefox" competition's Best New Add-on category, the judges chose three grand prize winners. The winning extensions were Firefound, which uses the Geolocation API to help track the location of a laptop, Multifox, which makes it simple to use multiple identities in one instance of Firefox, and Voyage, a new way of exploring browser history. The winners will receive a 15" Macbook Pro, and a package of software, books and other items.There were six runners up in this category; Boomtango, Tab Flick, History Tree, WikiSubs, Customize Your Web and QuickFox Notes.

In the Best Updated Add-On category, the enhanced find utility Smart Find, book price searcher Book Burro and the favourites extension Speed Dial took the three grand prizes. Best Game and Entertainment Add-on was awarded to Destroy The Web's extension which turns the contents of any page into a shoot-em-up video game. Grocery List Generator took the prize for Best Shopping Add-on. The grand prize winners in these other catagories will recieve a 13" Mac Book Pro and a package of software books and other items.


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