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.
[Thanks to kami for feature request]
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.
Google 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.
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.
Electrolysis, 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.
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.
With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.
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.
- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support
Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.