Category: Firefox

Firefox 3 Final Released

By | June 17, 2008 | 5 Comments

As promised by Firefox team, its newest version was just released. There were a lot of pleasant changes since Firefox 2. Gecko 1.9 (web rendering platform on which Firefox 3 is based) received more than 14 000 updates, as a result: its performance as well as stability was improved. Most important, memory usage was reduced and a lot of memory leaks were fixed.
Firefox 3 also includes various security updates, malware Protection, upgraded download manager, plugin management, platform integration (new look), and much more. Continue Reading

Mozilla Lies About Downloads?

By | June 17, 2008 | 6 Comments

How’s that possible? Check this page.

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Firefox 3 Is Not Released (Yet)

By | June 17, 2008 | 6 Comments

3rd article today which says that Firefox 3 was released, though Mozilla’s page still got old version there…

That’s what happens when you provide exact time and bloggers set an auto post in order to be the first ones who says that…

“trying to set a world record, but forgetting to invest in decent servers = EPIC FAIL”, via ReddIt.

As for now: Opera released their browser too early and Firefox too late… What’s next?

Just Before Firefox 3 Final Release

By | June 17, 2008 | 3 Comments

It looks like they are experiencing same issues as Opera had, too many hits and too less servers power. Oh well, it happens. Everyone’s waiting.

Update: Still waiting…

Update 2: Articles like “Firefox Goes for Record, Crashes Instead” are being posted.

Web Browsers Security – Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, Opera

By | June 16, 2008 | 11 Comments

Web Browsers Security - Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, OperaSome time ago we’ve posted an article about web browsers security which is based on Secunia reports.
Well, before the Firefox 3 release, it’s time to check how web browsers (latest “stable” versions) are doing now (2nd round).
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An Interview with Asa Dotzler (Mozilla)

By | June 13, 2008 | 10 Comments

Asa DotzlerIf you are into Mozilla’s products and/or interested in web browsers then Asa Dotzler name should be well known for you. However, if you are not familiar with him, here’s a short quote from Wikipedia:

He has been an active member of the Mozilla community since 1998. Dotzler joined the Mozilla organization, and has played a key role in delivering products including the release of Mozilla 1.0, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail and usenet client.

And now, the interview

With the Firefox 3 release just around the corner I’ve decided to bother Asa Dotzler a bit and ask few questions about Firefox and other web browsers.

For a first question, let’s go back to the old times…

1. Why name it “fox”? Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 New Features

By | June 13, 2008 | 4 Comments

Some time ago we’ve posted about few upcoming Firefox 3.1 features.
Good news, there are more details about them. According to Mozilla Links post, visual tab switching (CTRL+Tab) and tab searching/filtering will be also added to Firefox 3.1 release.

Check the following screenshots: Continue Reading

Firefox Mobile Concept Video

By | June 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

More and more details are being revealed about the upcoming Firefox Mobile release. This time you have a unique opportunity to check Firefox Mobile concept video which was posted recently (watch it here).

For more details about Firefox Mobile, feel free to check Aza’s blog.

Firefox 3 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) Released, Firefox Final Soon to Come

By | June 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

The third Firefox 3 Release Candidate is now released and available for download. It contains a single change for Mac OS X users only; there is no change for users running previous Firefox Release Candidate versions on Windows or Linux.

Also, Firefox 3 Final will be released on Tuesday, June 17th.