Category: Firefox

Download Firefox 10 Beta

By | December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

Download Firefox 10 BetaLess than 2 weeks after releasing the final version of Firefox 9, Mozilla has now pushed the very first beta of Firefox 10.

What can be expected in such a short time? As reported earlier by FavBrowser, Firefox 10 will automatically hide the forward button if it’s unnecessary; in addition to that, FF10 includes the Anti-Aliasing feature for WebGL and few web standards support.
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Google To Pay Nearly $1 Billion To Mozilla

By | December 23, 2011 | 10 Comments

Google To Pay Nearly $1 Billion To MozillaYesterday, we have reported about a search deal between Mozilla and the search giant, where Google would remain Firefox’s default search engine for another 3 years.

Although more details were not revealed that day, one of the unnamed sources now claims that Google will pay Mozilla almost $300 million for every year or nearly $1 billion in total.
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Google Renews Search Deal With Mozilla

By | December 21, 2011 | 4 Comments

Google Renews Search Deal With MozillaJust as expected.

Despite continuous drama between Google Chrome and Firefox, business is as usual at Silicon Valley.

After negotiations that were reported more than few months ago, it looks like both companies have finally come to an agreement, as Google and Mozilla have renewed their search deal for another 3 years.
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Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefox’s Growth

By | December 20, 2011 | 13 Comments

Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefoxs Growth

Google denies the charges.

Remember the study by Accuvant, which concluded that Google Chrome is the most secure web browser?

NSS Labs, a California based company that publishes web browser security results of its own, has issued a statement, which claims that Google is pretty much on its own now and has already done some dirty things to undermine Firefox’s and other web browsers growth.
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Download Firefox 9 Final

By | December 17, 2011 | 67 Comments

Download Firefox 9 FinalAfter new Google Chrome and Opera releases, Mozilla has also something up its sleeve: a final version of Firefox 9.

Although it’s not yet publicly announced and can’t be downloaded from the “official” site, some users have managed to find Firefox 9 in the official Mozilla Nightly servers and that’s exactly where you can download it.

So what’s new? There are actually a few neat things, from improved web standards support to stability fixes, but the most important one is the Type Inference, which drastically improves JavaScript performance.
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Browser Backup: FavBackup 2.1.3 Released

By | December 14, 2011 | 3 Comments

Good news,

We have just released a minor FavBackup update, which will now backup Firefox user styles. If you haven’t tried it yet, click on the link below. Otherwise, that’s what check for updates feature is for.

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[Thanks to kami for feature request]

AdBlock To Allow Non-Intrusive Ads By Default

By | December 13, 2011 | 14 Comments

Webmasters rejoice.

AdBlock Plus, a popular extension for Google Chrome and Firefox, has issued an update, which now allows non-intrusive advertising by default.

Following such “drastic” move, add-on authors have received a lot of negative feedback, blaming them for all kinds of problems.
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Google Chrome Is The Most Secure Web Browser

By | December 12, 2011 | 24 Comments

Google Chrome Is The Most Secure Web BrowserGoogle funded study confirms.

Accuvant, the US based research, firm has published a new study, which compared security features of the three most popular web browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox.

As it turns out, the search giant funded study has made a conclusion that Google Chrome is the most secure browser out there, followed by Internet Explorer and Firefox.
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Firefox Add-Ons Gone Or No Longer Work After Update?

By | December 9, 2011 | 14 Comments

Firefox Add-Ons No Longer Work After Update?

If for one reason or another your Firefox extensions have disappeared or won’t work upon Firefox upgrade, then it’s possible that they were disabled during the installation process.

However, the hope is not lost yet as Mozilla’s “Add-on Compatibility Reporter” extension will most likely fix your problem.

After installation, incompatible extensions will be re-enabled so you could test them. As simple as that.

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Web Browsers As Girls

By | December 8, 2011 | 14 Comments

Following such posts as:

Web Browsers as Famous Girls,
Girls as Browsers and
If Browsers Were Women

Here is another one from the Mother Russia itself.
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