Category: Firefox

Top 8: Most Popular Firefox Extensions Revealed

By | August 14, 2012 | 11 Comments

Top 8: Most Popular Firefox Extensions RevealedWho needs top 10 lists anyway?

Some time ago, Mozilla has announced that Firefox add-ons have been downloaded more than 3 billion times. In addition to that, the open source organization has revealed the top 8 add-ons by downloads. Why top 8 and not top 10? We have no idea.

Anyway, here is a list of the mentioned extensions, from least to most popular:
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July, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | August 9, 2012 | 7 Comments


Another month, another market share report and this time it’s for the desktop web browsers.

With the upcoming release of IE10, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.02% to 53.93% (0.09 point decrease).
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Windows vs. Ubuntu (Linux): Web Browsers

By | August 2, 2012 | 10 Comments

Windows vs. Ubuntu (Linux): Web BrowsersWhen it comes to performance, there is no such thing as too much. Therefore, today we will find out, what operating system you should use to achieve the best possible results and whether or not it’s worth the switch.

Test Details

Hardware:
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Mozilla Blocks Ubisoft’s Uplay Plugin

By | July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Blocks Ubisoft’s Uplay PluginThis is why we can’t have nice things.

Uplay, a browser plugin that appears on your PC once you install various Ubisoft games, has been discovered to have a serious security vulnerability, which allows malicious websites to take over your computer.

Now, according Mozilla’s blocked plug-Ins list, the open source organization took appropriate steps and has since blocked the mentioned crapware.

On a related note, Ubisoft has just updated its Uplay client to version 2.0.4, supposedly fixing the mentioned vulnerability.

Firefox Beta For Android Brings Tablet Support

By | July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox Beta For Android Brings Tablet SupportWith the recent refresh of Firefox Beta for Android phones, the open source organization has also released a new update for tablets, which aims to match the look and feel of its brother.

In addition to that, it brings all the beloved Firefox features, such as: the new Awesome bar, refreshed tab view and an ability to view sites in desktop mode.
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Download Firefox OS For The PC, Mac And Linux

By | July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Firefox OS For PC, Mac And LinuxCodenamed “Boot 2 Gecko”.

With the recent announcement of Firefox OS for the handheld devices, Mozilla has made a minor splash in the tech community, mostly because of the superior alternatives that are already available (Android 4.1) and with more to come later this year: iOS 6 and Windows Phone 8 as well as BlackBerry OS 10.
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Download Firefox 14 Final

By | July 17, 2012 | 17 Comments

Download Firefox 14 FinalJust after the Firefox 13 benchmarks were finished, Mozilla has published a new final build for you to play with; believe it or not but it’s called Firefox 14.

So what does this new release bring to the table? Although I am tempted to say “nothing”, we still welcome various security fixes and the HTTPS search. Other noticeable new features include a full screen support for the Mac OS X and auto complete when using the Awesome Bar.
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Benchmarks: IE9 vs. Firefox 13 vs. Google Chrome 20 vs. Opera 12 vs. Safari 5.1

By | July 16, 2012 | 19 Comments

Benchmarks: IE9 vs. Firefox 13 vs. Google Chrome 20 vs. Opera 12 vs. Safari 5.1Yes, we will finally post this.

With a release of new web browser builds, including Chrome 20 and Firefox 13, guys at the TomsHardware have yet again dome a good job ad benchmarking all of them.

Who will win? Check the results below to find out.

Tested Browsers
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Download Firefox 15 Alpha 2

By | July 13, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Firefox 15 AlphaNew Aurora build revealed.

If you are a huge Firefox fan then we have some good news for you, the latest Aurora build has recently hit the channel and does indeed include a couple of neat improvements and features.

Starting from Firefox 15, users will be able to view PDF files inside the web browser, thanks to the native PDF support.
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Firefox Integrates Opus, Now Approved By The IETF

By | July 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Firefox Integrates Opus, Now Approved By The IETFOpus, a low-delay audio codec optimized for both voice and general-purpose audio, has been approved by the IETF. Originally developed by Xiph, Opus is a merger of Skype’s SILK’s and Xiph’s CELT codecs.

Xiph, which was originally made Opus/CELT for the low-latency audio, has become competitive in the general purpose audio codecs area.
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