Category: Firefox

Firefox 3.1 Alpha Released

By | July 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.1 Alpha ReleasedThe first Firefox 3.1 alpha (codename: Shiretoko) release which is built on Gecko 1.9.1 layout engine is now ready and can now be downloaded here.

The following release has those new features:
Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
Text API for the canvas element Continue Reading

50 Firefox 3 Add-ons That Will Change the Way You Surf the Web

By | July 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

50 Firefox 3 Add-ons That Will Change the Way You Surf the WebOut of the box, Firefox 3 is already an incredible web browser. But when you consider all of the power tools that can be added to it, it’s even better. Check out these add-ons for Firefox 3, and you’ll take your browser to the next level.

By Jessica Merritt

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Firefox 3 Download Problems?

By | July 23, 2008 | 7 Comments

Firefox 3 Download ProblemsAre you receiving an annoying “This download has been blocked by your Security Zone Policy” error? According to a quote from FirefoxFacts:

Starting in Firefox 3, downloads of executable files (e.g., .exe or .msi) may fail and the Firefox Downloads window will contain this message, under the filename: This download has been blocked by your Security Zone Policy. Continue Reading

Change Firefox Theme Color Scheme

By | July 21, 2008 | 1 Comment

Change Firefox Theme Color SchemeAre you tired of your current Firefox skin? It’s so well made that you just don’t want to change it with any other one? How about a small modification?

With Firefox add-on AnyColor 0.2.0 you can change Firefox 3 theme color scheme.

As it says:
A dynamic theme that lets you customize its appearance on the fly.

Visit AnyColor 0.2.0 Add-on Page

Via FirefoxFacts

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Internet Explorer Loses. Firefox, Safari and Opera Gains (June 08)

By | July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

2008 June Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing. On June, Firefox 3 and Opera 9.5 final versions were released. Did release increased those browsers market share? Let’s find out.

Internet Explorer continues its tradition to lose market share. This time it decreased by 0.74%, from 73.75% to 73.01%. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.0.1 Released

By | July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.1It’s been a month since Firefox 3 Final release. After few security glitches, today Mozilla released Firefox 3.0.1 which fixes 3 security advisories:

Crash with malformed GIF file on Mac OS X
Command-line URLs launch multiple tabs when Firefox not running
Remote code execution by overflowing CSS reference counter

If you haven’t received a notification about available update yet, you can update your browser by clicking “Check for Updates” in the “Help” menu or just download it here.

Firefox 2.0.0.16 Released

By | July 16, 2008 | 5 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.16Although Firefox 3 is the latest stable release, Mozilla will continue releasing Firefox 2.x branch security updates until mid-December, 2008. This release fixes the following security issues:

Command-line URLs launch multiple tabs when Firefox not running
Remote code execution by overflowing CSS reference counter

Download Firefox 2.0.0.16

From IE7 Team Ex-Employer: Firefox is Better

By | July 16, 2008 | 1 Comment

Internet ExplorerSo there’s a guy who used to work on Microsoft Internet Explorer team. Although it’s not so easy to say that, he admits that Firefox 3 is better than IE7. After playing with Firefox 3, he says:

When I use IE now, it feels slow and poorly put together.

You may read his post here.

5 New Firefox Features That You Probably Didn’t Know About

By | July 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here is a quite funny post for you to check about 5 “hidden” Firefox 3 features.

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 1 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 9.5 vs Flock (Firefox 2.0) – Browsers Memory Battle #2

By | July 1, 2008 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 1 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 9.5 vs Flock (Firefox 2.0)After yesterdays post about web browsers memory usage, Morbus provided a great link to Sam’s post which contains graphs and more detailed information. Here’s a conclusion from that link:

Safari 3.1
Safari on Windows shows extremely poor memory management, and I do not know whether it ever reaches a high water mark. If this is by design, it is certainly a design that looks inefficient and seems to contradict Apple’s marketing. Continue Reading