Some time ago I’ve reviewed the upcoming addons.mozilla.org web design and right after that, decided to write a few thoughts regarding Firefox home page itself. Although I already did that about a half year ago, they’ve added a picture, which doesn’t make any sense at all.
I’m talking about dark blue woman figure in the right side of web page. Let’s take a look at the following picture:
Web browsers developers are trying to make files download process as good as possible. When Internet Explorer was launched, files download process was not so user friendly, lots of corrupted files and unstable download speed (actually, IE team haven’t changed anything yet). More and more people downloaded additional programs for faster and better files download experience. Since then, other web browsers developers learned from Internet Explorer mistakes and started to add additional features into web browsers integrated download managers. One of the most important features was an ability to resume downloads. Continue Reading
It looks like Mozilla team is making more changes before the upcoming Firefox 3 release. This time they are working on new addons.mozilla.org web page design. While it’s still under development, I’ve found pretty much things which I didn’t like at all. Since I’m designer myself, here are the things which I didn’t like: Continue Reading
Long awaited Firefox 3 Beta 3 is now released. With about 1300 changes (compared to the previous beta release), Firefox 3 Beta 3 is surely moving forward to bring users the ultimate web experience. The following release offers improved malware protection, download manager and greater performance as well. Continue Reading
Just a few days ago (with the Firefox 126.96.36.199 release), “Directory Traversal Vulnerability” was supposed to be fixed. However, as it’s noted here, by the guy who discovered new security vulnerability, it wasn’t fully fixed. Here’s a quote from his blog:
Because directory traversal through plugins is all nice and such, we don’t need it. We can trick Firefox itself in traversing directories back.
New Firefox build by Mozilla Firefox team is now released. Firefox 188.8.131.52 includes a total of 10 bug fixes (3 of them are marked as critical). The following release also fixes chrome directory traversal vulnerability. It’s highly recommended to download latest version as soon as possible.
It’s that time of the month again. We are ready to let you know about “2008 January Browsers Market Share Results”. You may check previous month results here). So how’s your favorite web browser doing? Let’s see that now.
Yet another market share decrease for Internet Explorer, from 76.04% to 75.47% (0.47% decrease).
After the previous 0.8% increase, this time Firefox managed to increase its market a share a bit less, from 16.80% to 16.98% (0.18% increase). Continue Reading
Yet another Firefox nightly build (2008 02 01) was just released. This is not a final release, use it on your own risk.
Some numbers today on the news. Blog of Metrics today announced that addons.mozilla.org reached 600 000 000 add-on downloads. The website currently receives around 1 million downloads per day and should reach 1 000 000 000 really soon.
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