Category: Firefox

Download Firefox 19 Nightly With Australis UI

By | December 10, 2012 | 15 Comments

Download Firefox 19 Nightly With Australis UINot yet ready for the Windows 8.

Some time ago, we were promised that a final version of Firefox 19 will include a new user interface codenamed “Australis”. However, since the very first Firefox 19 builds used the now outdated UI, some users began to worry.

Well, worry no more as the first batch of nightly Firefox builds with the new user interface is here.
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Browser Wars: Infographic

By | December 7, 2012 | 6 Comments
Browser Wars: Inforgraphic

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Now here is something that will make a lot of people angry, a new infographic, which shows IE9 beating the competition, check it out.

[Thanks, IE User]

Mobile Browser Benchmarks: Android Browser 4.1 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Dolphin 9 vs. Firefox 17 vs. Maxthon 1.7 vs. Opera Mobile 12.1 vs. Sleipnir 2.5

By | December 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

Mobile Browser Benchmarks: Android Browser 4.1 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Dolphin 9 vs. Firefox 17 vs. Maxthon 1.7 vs. Opera Mobile 12.1 vs. Sleipnir 2.5Now here is something for the Android users.

Guys from TomsHardware took massive list of Android 4.1 (Jellybean) supported web browsers and tested all of them. If you got confused by too many alternatives, this article should give you a pretty good indicator on who’s leading and who’s lagging in this area.

You will be surprised, I promise. If not, you are not getting your time back.
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Opera Theme For Firefox

By | December 6, 2012 | 9 Comments

Opera Theme For Firefox

Love the Opera look but not a fan of the overall browsing experience? Worry no more, FXOpera comes to the rescue. As you might guessed from the title, it allows you to enjoy both worlds with little to no compromises.

Sounds interesting? Visit the FXOpera page for installation details.

[Picture Source: Lasical]
[Via: FirefoxFacts]

Firefox 20 To Fix Private Browsing

By | December 5, 2012 | 10 Comments

Firefox 20 To Fix Private BrowsingBetter late than never.

A long time ago, with the release of Firefox 3.1 Beta 2, Mozilla has introduced a private browsing mode, you know, the one you use to buy Christmas gifts for your beloved ones.

However, it was pretty worthless as you had to close down an entire non private session in case you decided to have some fun.
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November, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | December 3, 2012 | 7 Comments


It’s the last month of the year as we check the market share results for November. Were there any surprises? Let’s find out.
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Download Firefox 18 Beta

By | November 30, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Firefox 18 BetaNow here is something for the Friday evening. Recently, Mozilla has released the 18th beta version of its Firefox web browser, which does have some neat improvements, especially when it comes to performance.

So what’s new?

According to the changelog, Firefox 18 includes a new JavaScript JIT compiler (codenamed IonMonkey), which was introduced earlier this year. As seen in the benchmarks below, it’s a significant improvement over previous versions.
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E4X To Be Completely Removed In Firefox 18

By | November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

E4X To Be Completely Removed In Firefox 18ECMAScript for XML (or simply E4X), a programming language extension that adds the native XML to JavaScript, is about to be phased out.

According to Mozilla’s Dave Mandelin, E4X is deprecated and “will be disabled by default for content in Firefox 16, disabled by default for chrome in Firefox 17, and removed in Firefox 18”.

As an alternative, Mozilla suggests using DOMParser / DOMSerializer or a non-native JXON algorithm instead.
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Firefox For Android Update Brings Security Improvements

By | November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox For Android Update Brings Security ImprovementsAnd few other features.

As the never ending release cycle continues, Mozilla has released a new beta version of its Firefox web browser for Android.

Thanks to a list of bad sites provided by Google, the following build will now warn users about the potentially harmful websites. In addition to that, you will get search suggestions (over a secure HTTPS connection) when typing.
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Download Firefox 17 Final

By | November 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Download Firefox 17 FinalWith social integration and more.

Prior to dropping the 64 bit support, Mozilla has also released the final build of the Firefox 17 web browser.

Focusing on the social aspect, the following build includes a revised Social API and support for Facebook Messenger (see screenshot below). In addition to that, Firefox 17 now has a click to play blocklist, which will protect unsuspecting consumers from running the vulnerable plugin version.
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