Are there any browser extensions or plugins that can help speed things up?

Yes, there are several browser extensions and plugins that can help speed up your browsing experience. Popular extensions include AdBlock Plus, which blocks unnecessary ads and pop-ups, Ghostery which blocks trackers and other data-collecting entities, and Ublock Origin which blocks a wide variety of content. Additionally, some browsers provide built-in features, such as pre-loading contents to reduce page load time, pre-fetch resources in advance, and other page optimization techniques.