Category: Firefox

Firefox Released

By | February 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox Firefox build by Mozilla Firefox team is now released. Firefox 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.


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    Mozilla Store Ads New Items

    By | February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Some new items were just added.

    Coffee House Mug ($8.00)
    12 oz mug featuring Mozilla wordmark.
    Full color coffeehouse stoneware mug with edge to edge graphics.
    Handwashing is recommended.
    Coffee House Mug
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    2008 January Browsers Market Share Results

    By | February 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2008 January Browsers Market Share ResultsIt’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

    Firefox 3, February 1st Release

    By | February 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Firefox 3 BetaYet another Firefox nightly build (2008 02 01) was just released. This is not a final release, use it on your own risk.

    Bugs fixed

  • #353962 [Core:JavaScript Engine] – Firefox 2.0 often hangs in Intel Mac OS X 10.4.7 [Mac]
  • #354135 [Core:JavaScript Engine] – jsxml.c does not check for too deep recursion [All]
  • #374040 [Core:Internationalization] – nsIScriptable DateFormat does not work as expected with dateFormatLong [Lin]
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    600 000 000 Add-on Downloads Reached

    By | January 31, 2008 | 1 Comment

    600 000 000 Add-on Downloads ReachedSome numbers today on the news. Blog of Metrics today announced that 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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    Firefox to Fix Chrome Protocol Directory Traversal Vulnerability

    By | January 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Firefox upcoming Firefox release will fix this flaw. It affects extensions (more than 600) which are installed as a set of uncompressed files instead of widely used .jar files.

    A vulnerability in the chrome protocol scheme allows directory traversal when a “flat” add-on is present resulting in potential information disclosure.

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    14 Popular Web Browsers Toolbars Reviewed

    By | January 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Randfish from reviewed a total of 14 popular web browsers toolbars. Review includes: “The Google Toolbar”, “The Yahoo! Toolbar”, “The Microsoft Live Search Toolbar”, “The Toolbar” and more.

    Click to read “14 Popular Browser Toolbars Reviewed – The Worthwhile and the Worthless” article by randfish.

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    Mouseless Browsing with Firefox

    By | January 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Mouseless Browsing with FirefoxIf you are using a laptop most of your time, don’t have any mouse plugged and have to use a touch pad (which is not so comfortable) you may find this Firefox add-on (by Rudolf Noe) very useful.

    What does it do?

    Mouseless Browsing (MLB) means id-based browsing. Major goal of this extension is to enable browsing only by using the numpad keys…

    Interesting? You can read more about it and download here.

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    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results

    By | January 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results It’s time for the December, 2007 web browsers market share report. See November stats here.
    As you will see in this graph, there are some noticeable changes for the Opera web browsers. Not sure why, but both of them (Opera and Opera Mini) got slightly different values than they should. It’s the second month, so not sure if it’s a bug. However, we have keep going and post what we know.

    Yet another bad month for the Internet Explorer. This time it felt from 77.35% to 76.04% (1.31% decrease).

    Firefox market share continues growing and might reach 20% very soon, they have increased its market share by 0.79%: from 16.01% to 16.80%. Continue Reading

    How to Migrate From Netscape to Firefox and Thunderbird

    By | January 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

    How to Migrate From Netscape to Firefox and ThunderbirdA few weeks ago Netscape announced that they won’t be developing any new Netscape Navigator releases in the near future. As this web browser is really similar to Firefox, most of the current Netscape Navigator users will probably move to Firefox.

    If you are using Navigator and would like to know more about migrating from it to Firefox, there’s a nice tutorial called “Migrating from Netscape to Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird” in their blog. Hope you will find it useful. Continue Reading