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Hot Stuff! - Add-Ons for Internet Explorer...

Hot Stuff! - Add-Ons for Internet Explorer...

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So, you've just heard that Internet Explorer 7 is available for a free download, right here, right now.

But then what?  What else can you do with it, apart from the cool stuff that you get right out of the box?  Well, check out this little goldmine, over at http://www.ieaddons.com/.

That's right, this site is dedicated to providing Add-Ons for Internet Explorer, and there are already a load to choose from...

  • Security Add-Ons



    Whether you want to protect your children, passwords or privacy, there are a number of add-ons designed to help you maintain control over your online experience. Look here for add-ons to help protect you from identity theft, malicious viruses, unwanted advertising, and programs that track your online activity without your consent.
  • Time-Saver Add-Ons



    The more you use the web, the more there is to manage, and these add-ons can help. Now you can organize your bookmarks: track auctions; have news and site updates sent to your inbox and more – even while you're busy doing something else.
  • Browser Add-Ons



    As the variety of content on the web grows, so does the variety of tools that can help you find and view it. These specialized browser add-ons expand your surfing capabilities and even make it possible to view entire sites offline.
  • Entertainment Add-Ons



    The Internet is becoming an entertainment and education hub for more and more people. Whether you want to download music, watch a lecture for an online class, play games or create and distribute your own masterpiece, there are a growing number of add-ons available to make it all possible.

The site really does make it easy to find Add-Ons that are relevant to what you want, and provides an excellent glossary for terms that people may not understand, such as Spoofing or Pharming.  You can search for Add-Ons:

and the results that are presented are easily 'sortable' - blimey, you can even rate and read reviews of the Add-Ons!

Does it stop there?  Oh no.

Are you a developer?  Well, now you too can get in on the 'Add-On Act' and make and submit your own IE Add-Ons - We've also partnered with CNET and Download.com to collect, evaluate and host add-ons for this site. Take advantage of this opportunity. Submit your add-on for review today.

Right, final piece of information - you can subscribe the RSS feeds from the site, so you stay up to date with th Add-Ons!

That's all folks!

 

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