Category: Firefox

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 23rd

By | May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 23rd

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Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari And Possibly Opera Affected By Memory Leak

By | May 19, 2011 | 13 Comments

Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari And Possibly Opera, Affected By Memory Leak

According to TNW, Internet Explorer is the only modern web browser (Opera was not tested due to temporary issue with the test page) that is not affected by the recently found memory leak.

One of the developers has created a test site with the Google’s App Engine to demonstrate the issue.

Once the site is back online, users can reproduce the bug by following these steps:
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Test Linux In Your Web Browser

By | May 18, 2011 | 3 Comments

Test Linux In Your Web Browser

Yes, you can now run Linux in your Linux while you Linux.

Fabrice Bellard, the author of QEMU, an open source machine emulator and virtualizer, has created a PC emulator in JavaScript.

How is this news? Thanks to various advancements in the web browsers, curious Google Chrome 11 and Firefox 4 users can now play with the actual Linux terminal in just under few minutes!

All you have to do is open the following page. That’s it.

Google Chrome, Firefox: Block Specific Sites With LeechBlock And StayFocusd

By | May 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you are looking for a great way to boost your productivity by blocking certain sites and the specific time of the day, then Google Chrome or Firefox are the browsers to user.

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Google Chrome, Firefox: Blocks Specific Sites with LeechBlock and StayFocusd
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WebGL: iOS RAGE

By | May 17, 2011 | 4 Comments

WebGL: iOS RAGE

Earlier this year, RAGE, the upcoming 3rd person shooter from the id Software (set for September release) has received an iOS version of the game.

Now, Brandon Jones, the US based software developer took one step further and rendered it with WebGL. That’s right, RAGE running in your web browser!
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 16th

By | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 16th

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Firefox 3.5 To Be Killed Off Soon

By | May 16, 2011 | 7 Comments

Firefox 3.5 To Be Killed Off SoonFirefox 3.5, currently boasting 12 million users according to Mozilla, will be updated to a newer version next month through an automatic upgrade. Makes sense that Mozilla wants to upgrade its users, for Firefox 3.5 received its last security patch approximately three weeks ago.

Mozilla started offering an upgrade to Firefox 4 to people running Firefox 3.5 and Firefox 3.6 last week. According to Christian Legnitto, the Firefox release manager, Mozilla will force 3.6 on 3.5 stragglers not choosing to update to Firefox 4 or 3.6. However, Legnitto later said that his choice of the word “force” was poor, and noted that only Firefox 3.5 users who had left the default automatic updates setting enabled would be moved to Firefox 3.6 automatically.
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Firefox about:config Preferences Explained

By | May 15, 2011 | 7 Comments

Firefox - What's That Preference?Remember How To Save And Quit In Firefox 4 and How To Activate Autocomplete In Firefox 4? Neat, little instructions, no? You did notice all the other options that were available when browsing the about:config page in Firefox but don’t have a clue with regards to what they do, right? Neither do I! Firefox is full of customization options you won’t find in your browser options screens but it’s not always easy to know what effect changing an about:config setting will have on your browser.
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Firefox 4 Market Share Increases 30% After Upgrade Offer

By | May 15, 2011 | 8 Comments

Firefox 4 Market Share Increases 30% After Upgrade OfferFirefox 4′s market share went up by 11% after Mozilla initiated the upgrade offer last week. That was only on the first day, however, for the browser managed 30% market share growth in the four days since the offer began. This prompted Mozilla’s community coordinator for Firefox marketing Asa Dotzler to compare the gains of Firefox and Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) as both of the browsers launched in March of this year.

IE9 will never catch up to Firefox. It will be a year or two before Microsoft can move the bulk of their IE7 and IE8 users forward.

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How to Unlock All Google Chrome Angry Birds Levels

By | May 14, 2011 | 2 Comments

How to Unlock All Google Chrome Angry Birds LevelsWorks with all web browsers.

Not interested in going through all Angry Birds levels, one by one? Worry no more; there is a solution for that.

To unlock all levels, type the following code in the address bar

javascript: var i = 0; while (i<=69) { localStorage.setItem(‘level_star_’+i,’3′); i++; } window.location.reload();

Revert

javascript: var i = 1; while (i<=69) { localStorage.setItem(‘level_star_’+i,’-1′); i++; } window.location.reload();

Enjoy.

Via: Technorati