Category: Firefox

Readers’ Choice Awards 2008 (Linux)

By | May 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Readers' Choice Awards 2008 (Linux)Time for some awards. This time it’s “The Readers’ Choice Awards 2008 (Linux)”.

Of course, there was the favorite web browser category as well. So who’ve won? It’s Firefox. As you can see from the results below, it received a total of 86% votes. Opera and Konqueror received less than 5% of Linux community votes. Continue Reading

Pretty Colors – Firefox 3 Color Profile Support

By | April 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

FirefoxThis one is really interesting find. Deb Richardson always wondered why photos (colors to be exact) do look different in Photoshop and Firefox 2. As it turns out, this is due color profile support which Firefox 2 doesn’t support. The good news is that Firefox 3 supports color profiles, although it’s disabled by default. To see what it is all about, check the picture below: Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 vs. Opera 9.5 Beta 2 (Memory Usage)

By | April 26, 2008 | 9 Comments

Just after Opera 9.5 Beta 2 release, Avencius.nl decided to test Firefox 3 Beta 5 and Opera 9.5 Beta 2 Memory Usage. Who’ve won this race? I don’t know, you tell me :-)

Firefox 2.0.0.14 Released

By | April 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.14The Firefox 2.0.0.14 – a security update and is now available for you to download. There’s only one security fix in this release and it is market as “critical”: Crash in JavaScript garbage collector. This one is now fixed.

Download Firefox 2.0.0.14.

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Smart Copy and Paste Using Firefox

By | April 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted more advanced copy and paste functions? If so, you may consider reading Percy’s blog post.

Percy Cabello writes about some great Firefox add-ons which extends those functions.
The article includes: One click copy, copying open page addresses, many link addresses copying in one click and copying using different formats. Sounds interesting? Its surely is.

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Firefox 3 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Opera 9.5 Beta (Memory)

By | April 9, 2008 | 21 Comments

Ready for some more browsers fights? OK, I know that this is not a “fancy” test, it’s a basic one, but still interesting to check, right?
I’ve tested April 8th nightly/weekly releases from Firefox, Safari and Opera teams. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 Beats Opera 9.5 Beta and Safari 3.1?

By | April 9, 2008 | 16 Comments

After yesterdays Adrian Kingsley benchmark test (Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 on Mac OS X), I’ve decided to add Opera 9.5 Beta and run them on Windows machine.
Used latest browsers builds (nightly or weekly, all released on April 8th. So how were the results? They’ve actually shocked me a bit, so here you go:
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Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)

By | April 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)Its a new month again and we already have March browsers market share results. So let’s begin. Shall we?

Yet another bad month for Microsoft Internet Explorer, this time its market share decreased by 0.08%, from 74.88% to 74.80%.

Mozilla Firefox is doing really well, this time it managed to increase its market share by 0.56%, from 17.27% to 17.83%. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 Released

By | April 2, 2008 | 1 Comment

Firefox 3 Beta 5The new Firefox 3 Beta 5 is now available for download. With 755 bug fixes, improved integration with operating systems and more performance improvements, Firefox 3 is a serious competitor for other web browsers makers. For a complete changelog, check Firefox 3 Beta 5 release notes.

Download Firefox 3 Beta 5.

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An Interview With Asa Dotzler (Mozilla Firefox)

By | March 28, 2008 | 2 Comments

An Interview With Asa Dotzler (Mozilla Firefox)Michael Calore (blog.wired.com) recently published an interview with Asa Dotzler, a well known guy from Mozilla.

Feel free to read the interview here, if you are interested.

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