Joystick

Joystick

Control your browser using the on-screen joystick for touch-screen devices (e.g. tablets).

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What is Joystick?
Joystick is a Firefox add-on that enables you to control your browser using an on-screen joystick specifically designed for touch-screen devices such as tablets. Toggle the joystick sidebar to reveal the joystick and customize its four directions to perform various actions like opening new tabs, focusing on different tabs, navigating history, muting tabs, and more. You can also touch anywhere near the joystick to perform the same actions. The add-on also provides the option to change the theme color to black and allows you to add multiple joysticks. Some permissions are required for certain functionalities. Make browsing more convenient and intuitive with Joystick!
Stats
By: em_te
Users: 14
Rating: 1.00 (1)
Version: 0.1.2resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2018-05-31
Weekly download count: 6
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • tabs
  • storage
  • sessions
Size: 17.16K
URLs: Website
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Summary
  • Toggle the joystick sidebar to reveal a joystick.
  • Joystick can only be controlled on a touch-screen (No mouse support).
  • Customize the 4 directions of the joystick to:
    • Open new tab/close current tab
    • Focus left/right tab
    • Go back/forward in history
    • Mute tab
    • Jump to page top/bottom
    • Restore closed tab
    • Go full screen
  • Touching anywhere near the joystick works too!
  • Add multiple joysticks in settings
  • Change the theme color to black in settings
  • Permissions disclosure:
    • "Access all websites" permission is required to navigate to the top/bottom of a page and to navigate forward/back within the page
    • "Sessions/Recently Closed" permission is required to restore the last closed tab
    • "Access browser tabs" permission is required to get the order of tabs so you can go to the prev/next tab
  • Try my other complementary extension: Tap to Tab
User reviews
I couldn't get it to work. It didn't show any response to Guilikit controller, which usually gets detected as a X-box One S controller.
by Supercheetah, 2024-05-27
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Safety
Risk impact

Joystick is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Joystick if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Joystick is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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