Category: Firefox

The 100 Best Products of 2008

By | May 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

The 100 Best Products of 2008Few days ago PC World revealed its “The 100 Best Products of 2008” list. The social web browser Flock was voted in the highest position among any other web browsers. It took a solid 6th place. Mozilla Firefox 3 was in the 21st place followed by Apple Safari which was in the 22nd. Hulu (online video service) was voted as #1.

Firefox 3 Seeks for a World Record. Will They Make It?

By | May 29, 2008 | 3 Comments

Firefox 3 Seeks for a World RecordGuys from Spread Firefox with all your help will be trying to set a new Guinness world record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours period. As this is a first attempt (this record doesn’t exist in a Guinness book yet), they will try to reach the highest number possible.

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Firefox 3 vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) vs. Safari 3.1

By | May 28, 2008 | 8 Comments

Some time ago Damien Virulhapan from GadgetZone.com.au sent me an email with the link to article called “Group Test: Firefox 3 vs IE 7 vs Safari 3.1“. Feel free to check it.
I don’t know why Opera wasn’t tested, haven’t got any reply since then.

Top 10 Firefox 3 Features

By | May 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here’s a great article by LifeHacker for you. It’s about “Top 10 Firefox 3 Features“. Worth a read.

Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4

By | May 20, 2008 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4While Firefox 3 is almost finished, Mozilla is already planning Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4 release dates and revealing some of the upcoming features.

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Mozilla Complains, Then Does the Same?

By | May 19, 2008 | 8 Comments

Some time ago Mozilla CEO complained about evil Apple Software Update, where Safari web browser was selected by default, “forcing” them to install it.

Guess what, now Mozilla does that. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Released

By | May 17, 2008 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3 RC 1It’s here. Mozilla team has released Firefox 3 RC1 which can be downloaded here.

The following release brings lots of improvements, changes and bug fixes. In fact, Gecko 1.9 (the platform on which Firefox 3 is based) has more than 14 000 updates. Overall, Firefox 3 includes security improvements such as malware protection, secure add-on updates, antivirus integration and much more. Continue Reading

Will Firefox Lose Its Users?

By | May 16, 2008 | 26 Comments

Is Firefox a Spyware?After “Firefox to Track User Data?” post, there were lots of bad comments regarding this new feature. People all over the internet started to express their opinion (from posts like “go to hell” to “Firefox is spyware”, etc). Some of them are already looking for a replacement of their favorite browser. Continue Reading

Funny Firefox Fan Picture

By | May 16, 2008 | 4 Comments

Lots of funny and/or interesting things this week. Not so much news though.
This picture is not for Firefox fans only, but for all fans in general. No offense, just have a smile :-)

Funny Firefox Fans Picture Joke

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Firefox to Track User Data?

By | May 14, 2008 | 8 Comments

How does it sound? I’ll start with a quote from John’s Blog which should explain everything:

So we asked ourselves what we can do to help unlock some of this latent potential — and started thinking about whether there’s a project we can do at Mozilla that does a few things:
Collects & shares data in a way that embodies the user control & privacy options which are at Mozilla’s core.
Enables everyone — from individual researchers and entrepreneurs (both the social and capitalist types) to the largest organizations in the world — to take usage data, mix it up, mash it up, derive insight, and hopefully share some of that insight with others.
Helps move the conversation around data collection and web usage forward, to help consumers make more informed decisions.

It seems obvious to us that there’s lots to be done here, and lots that we can do, if we can work with our broad community to figure it out.

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