Category: Firefox

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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Firefox Multi Process Feature On Hold

By | December 6, 2011 | 23 Comments

Firefox Multi Process Feature On HoldElectrolysis, a codename for the upcoming Firefox feature that is set to separate user processes from the content process has been put on hold, according to Mozilla’s Lawrence Mandel.

While there is no mentioning of a specific timeline or any future date, according to Lawrence, multi process implementation requires a lot of time and resource investments, which is not exactly what Mozilla wants at this moment.
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Firefox: How To Backup Firefox Profiles, Bookmarks, Passwords and Other Data

By | December 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you are reinstalling your OS or just want to migrate Firefox settings into another PC, here is a simple tutorial on how to speed up the process.

- Download FavBackup
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November, 2011: Google Chrome Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | December 2, 2011 | 51 Comments

With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.

Falling below 50% last time, Internet Explorer is now down from 49.58% to 48.95% (0.63 point decrease).
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Backup Your Browser Data: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

By | December 1, 2011 | 12 Comments

Browsers Backup: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

Good news, we have just released a new version of FavBackup for you to play with. No major changes, just additional web browser versions support.

Changelog

- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support

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Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

By | November 29, 2011 | 22 Comments

Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

It looks like web browsers with dual or triple rendering engines are becoming more and more popular (thanks to Maxthon and Lunascape).

Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.
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Download Firefox 8.0.1

By | November 28, 2011 | 30 Comments

Download Firefox 8.0.1

Mozilla has officially released Firefox 8.0.1. What this minor release does is fix a couple of bugs, nothing major, hence why it’s a minor update.
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Mozilla Progresses On Silent Updates

By | November 23, 2011 | 6 Comments

Mozilla Progresses On Silent UpdatesMozilla is making progress on adding a silent update mechanism to Firefox, with plans to integrate the new service in Firefox 10 early next year. One of the developers working on the feature cautioned that silent update might slip, however.

At this point, we’re not quite sure which version of Firefox this will land in…We’re working to land it as soon as is safely possible. -  Ehsan Akhgari, a Firefox engineer in charge of one of the silent update components, said in a blog post last weekend.

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Mozilla Gets Serious About Firefox Memory Leaks

By | November 17, 2011 | 7 Comments

Mozilla Gets Serious About Firefox Memory Leaks

Blames add-ons for the majority of its problems.

Continuing its efforts to reduce Firefox memory leaks, Mozilla’s Justin Lebar has proposed a new approach, which should eliminate at least some of the issues with various add-ons.

Here is how it would work:
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