Category: Firefox

Download Firefox 19 Beta

By | January 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Download Firefox 19 BetaGood bye, Foxit.

The releases just don’t stop, do they? Recently, Mozilla has pushed a new Firefox build to its beta channel, which will especially benefit those looking to install as few applications as possible.

So what is it all about? Well, it looks like you won’t be needing Foxit (or any other PDF reader) anymore as Firefox 19 includes a built-in PDF viewer. Thanks to the power of HTML5 and JavaScript, not only will you be able to view various documents on your PC, but also a tablet or even a mobile phone. That’s pretty remarkable if you ask us.
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Firefox 19 Beta For Android Released

By | January 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Firefox 19 Beta For Android ReleasedAims for broader audience.

Following Google Chrome, Mozilla too has released a new beta version of its Firefox browser for Android, which includes one important change: a broader support for phones with ARMv6 processors.

According to Mozilla, they have reduced the overall app requirements from 800 MHz to 600 MHz, allowing users with handsets like LG Optimus One, HTC Wildfire S and ZTE R750 to test their bellowed web browser.
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Download Firefox 18 Final

By | January 9, 2013 | 6 Comments

Download Firefox 18 FinalUp to 25% faster JavaScript with IonMonkey.

Good news for all your performance enthusiasts out there as Mozilla has just released the final build of the Firefox 18 web browser, which promises up to 25% faster JavaScript, thanks to IonMonkey.

What else is new? In addition to the eliminated animations for themes, Firefox 18 also includes tab switchin performance improvements, a support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7, initial support for WebRTC and a new HTML scaling algorithm, which is set to improve the overall image quality.
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Firefox OS Hands On (Video)

By | January 8, 2013 | 7 Comments

Firefox OS Hands On (Video)With all kinds of news flooding the channels, thanks to the CES 2013, TheVerge had a chance to play with a demo unit running what presumably is the latest build of the Firefox OS.

As far as hardware goes, it’s a low end phone with ARMv6 CPU and 256MB of RAM. Interestingly enough, it looks like FF OS will be restricted to the single core 800MHz processors at launch.

And here is the video:
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Firefox Tip: Mark Important Tabs

By | January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefox Tip: Mark Important TabsJust the tip.

If you find yourself stuck with tons of open tabs but don’t really want to check them one by one, here is a simple extension, which allows you to mark the important sites and close everything else.

That’s pretty much it, really. One the add-on is installed, you can start tagging them with a simple click or a keyboard shortcut.

Download.

[Via: FirefoxFacts]

Download Firefox 20 Alpha

By | January 4, 2013 | 9 Comments

Download Firefox 20 AlphaIf you like missing out feature(s).

Up until Firefox 19, users were able to stop GIF animations from loading (and looping) with a simple tap of the Esc button.

Now, according to GHacks, the latest nightly build of Firefox 20 (currently tagged as Alpha 1), this feature is no more.
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December, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Up; Firefox, Safari – Down

By | January 3, 2013 | 2 Comments


When you look back, in 2011 a lot of people thought that Internet Explorer was pretty much doomed and that Google Chrome and Firefox will dominate the desktop space for an indefinite amount of time. Well, look how things have change… or did they?
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12 Best Firefox Add-ons Of 2012

By | December 26, 2012 | 6 Comments

12 Best Firefox Add-ons Of 2012Recently, Mozilla has published a list of the top 12 Firefox extensions of 2012. Unlike the majority of such recommendations, the following post actually includes a couple of new and less known extensions. Mostly because it’s one add-on per month rather than the top 12 extensions by downloads. So, grab that mouse of yours and start clicking.

Here is a list of the more useful ones:
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Firefox: The 64 Bit Version Development Continues

By | December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox: The 64 Bit Version Development ContinuesDue to the ignorance, stupidity or both, Mozilla has decided to abandon the 64 bit version of Firefox for Windows and focus on 32 it builds. Now, it looks like they have changed their tune as Win64 nightly channel will not be completely abandoned.

On a downside, since win64 and win32 builds are not separated, Mozilla has decided to sit back and do nothing (as in “disable crash reports for the x86-64 builds”) instead of solving the underlying issue, at least for now.
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Infographic: Mozilla In 2012

By | December 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Infographic: Mozilla In 2012What better way to end the year than to remember and remind you about the company’s progress in 2012.

This is exactly what Mozilla did and when you combine everything together, it does look impressive. For example: did you know that Firefox got over 100 new features in less than 12 months? How about close to 20,000 enhancements?

Well, you are about to.
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