Category: Firefox

Mozilla To Continue Supporting Windows XP

By | October 28, 2013 | 6 Comments

Mozilla To Continue Supporting Windows XP Just let it die already.

Earlier this month, Google has announced that they will go an extra mile and support Windows XP for a longer period than the Microsoft itself.

Now, it looks like Mozilla will do the very same thing and continue supporting a decade old operating system. Why? Because there are still millions of XP users out there and both companies see value in providing users with the support that they need. And as long as users will get what they want, there will be little to no initiative to finally migrate to something else, like Windows 7.

September, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari – Up; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2013 | 5 Comments


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge higher, up from 57.60% to 57.80% (0.2 point increase).
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Firefox OS 1.1 Released

By | October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefox OS 1.1 ReleasedClaims hundreds of improvements.

Today, Mozilla has announced the availability of Firefox OS 1.1, which, among various performance improvements (faster application load times and faster scrolling), also includes a bunch of new (and much needed) features.

For example, you can now send and receive MMS messages, save content from the browser; enjoy keyboard improvements (auto correct), see dialer suggestions, import Gmail and Hotmail contacts and more.
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Firefox 27 Ditches Adobe Flash Player For Shumway

By | October 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Firefox 27 Ditches Adobe Flash Player For ShumwayThe future is now.

If you’ve already downloaded the latest nightly build of Firefox 27 then there’s one additional feature that you can explore. While not enabled by default, Mozilla has included its Adobe Flash Player replacement called “Shumway”, which uses the magical powers of HTML5 to render SWF content without native code assistance.

While it’s still pretty much unusable at this point, you can still enable it by heading to about:config, looking for “shumway.disabled” and setting it to false and disabling Flash in Tools > Add-ons.
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Mozilla Is Working On A Chromecast Mirroring Alternative

By | September 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Is Working On A Chromecast Alternative

Software over hardware?

It looks like Mozilla wants to get into the screen mirroring game. As see in the blurry photo posted by a claimed insider, Mark Finkle, the open source organization appears to have developed some sort of mirroring technology that (among other Android devices) works between a Roku box and Nexus 4.
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Apple’s iCloud Now Supports Chrome & Firefox Bookmarks

By | September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Apple’s iCloud Now Supports Chrome & Firefox Bookmarks

Windows users rejoice.

If you’ve been using Apple’s iCloud service on Windows but found a lack of Firefox and Chrome bookmarks support disappointing then good news because this is exactly what the recent update includes.

Yes, you can finally sync all major browser bookmarks (Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome) on your PC’s.

Download Firefox 25 Beta For Android

By | September 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

Download Firefox 25 Beta For AndroidRecently, Mozilla has released the Beta version of Firefox 25 for Android, which features some UI improvements and obviously, new features.

Thanks to a newly added guest browsing feature, you can now log out of your current Firefox session and switch to another mode, which will protect your private data (history, bookmarks, etc.) and delete the data that was collected during guest browsing session when it’s ended.
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What We? Web Browsers (Picture)!

By | September 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Some good old IE6 bashing.

What We? Browsers

Download Firefox 24 Final For PC & Android

By | September 19, 2013 | 3 Comments

Download Firefox 24 Final For PC & AndroidReleasing two versions at once, Mozilla has recently revealed the final bits of Firefox 24 for both PC and Android.

Looking at the changelog, Firefox 24 appears to be mostly focused towards the mobile users, at least in terms of added functionality. When it comes to Android branch, you can expect WebRTC support, tab sharing between users using NFC and a Night mode in Reader.

For the desktop, Mozilla included an ability to tear-off chat windows and closing tabs to the right. That’s pretty much it as far as important changes go.
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Firefox For Windows 8 UI Delayed

By | September 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Firefox For Windows 8 UI DelayedIn case you are using a touch based web browser, then we have some good and bad news for you. The good news: Internet Explorer 11 is coming with Windows 8.1 (which is free). The bad news? It looks like Mozilla has postponed the launch of Firefox for Metro UI until late January, 2014.

However, there are more good news at the end of the tunnel. Even though the final Windows 8 version is not coming anytime soon, Firefox 26 will include a “Preview Release”, which should work just fine.
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