if you do not want to enable cookies globally, you'll have to add to the F2 -> Privacy & Security -> exceptions list the following sites:
(That is copied from the \speeddial\speeddial_files\variaveis.js)
If you do not want the Google Search in Speeddial, you can edit the speeddial.html. Using notepad -or whatever-, delete everything from the first "<!-- Search Google -->" down (***).
I replaced it with code I made up in this ixquick websearch site.
Dimensions of the thumbnails can be influenced by playing with the numbers in the "//Calcula tamanhos e posicioes" section of the index.js file - Do! make a backup of it before starting that. Just one example: replacing "PAD= height/8;" by "PAD= height/16;" will halve the coloured thumbnail paddings.
(***) (in the RODAPE or "about" section at the end there's nothing but dead links). You can delete the ".rodape" line in the "style.css" file. Do NOT delete the "var RODAPE =" line in "variaveis.js" file, but you may reduce its value to minimize the bottom free space - mine is at -5.