Category: Firefox

Optimized Firefox for Linux

By | January 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Optimized Firefox for LinuxAfter Optimized Firefox for Windows post, here is something for Linux users to play with.

According to the website, Swiftfox is an optimized Firefox version for Linux that it is using the “most cutting edge” Firefox source code and is available for both, AMD and Intel processors.

Unlike “The Pale Moon Project”, it has little to none information about the exact optimizations and/or performance improvements.

However, if you are still interested in, give it a try.

Firefox: Mouseless Browsing

By | January 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Firefox: Mouseless Browsing

There are times when using mouse is not an option and for such cases, Mouseless Browsing is a perfect add-on to install.

It’s compatible with Firefox 3.0 as well as the upcoming (Firefox 4.0) builds.

Features

* Supports numeric as well as character ids; character set configurable
* Option to show ids before entire page is loaded
* Configurable modifiers to open link in new tab/window/Cooliris Previews
* Configuration option to use numpad exclusively for Mouseless Browsing
* Configuration options to define for which elements ids should be shown (form element, links, pure image links, frames, other clickable elements)
* Smart positioning of ids: Ids for image links, textfields, selectboxes are placed in the right upper corner to minimize the impact on the page layout.
* Possibility to configure URL specific behavior (black/whitelist)
* Configurable shortcuts for all Mouseless Browsing actions

Download.

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 17th

By | January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 17th

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Download Firefox 4 Beta 9

By | January 17, 2011 | 16 Comments

Download Firefox 4 Beta 9Still plenty of bugs.

As the Release Candidate build is just around the corner, Mozilla has released the 9th Beta of Firefox 4 web browser.

With more than 600 bug fixes, overhaul of the bookmarks and history code (increasing overall performance) and reducing workload during complex animations (thanks to per-compartment garbage collection), company is slowly approaching the Final release date that is February, 2011.

Download Firefox 4 Beta 9.

HTML5 Awesome: Type to Shoot Game

By | January 11, 2011 | 9 Comments

HTML5 Awesome: Type to Shoot Game

Here is a fun little game to speed up your typing capabilities, pure HTML5 love.

Play.

Weekly Questions Recap, January 10th

By | January 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Weekly Questions Recap, January 10th
Don’t forget that you can receive points for asking/answering questions and redeem them for cool prizes.

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Facebook: Find Who Removed You from the Friends List (Unfriended) and Ignored

By | January 10, 2011 | 5 Comments

Facebook: Find Who Removed You from the Friends List (Unfriended) and Ignored

Here is a quick and painless way to find out, who deleted you from the friends list, ignored your friend request, etc. You may also remove your friend sending request. The best part: no seamless Facebook app installation is required.
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Dec, 2010 – Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer – Down

By | January 3, 2011 | 8 Comments

Dec, 2010 - Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer - Down

All right, it’s time to check the browsers market share stats for the last month of 2011 that is December.

Internet Explorer continues to fall and is now approaching 50% level, dropping from 58.44% to 57.08% (1.36 point decrease).

Firefox the first time in 3 months, Firefox has increased its market share by 0.05 point, from 22.76% to 22.81%.
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Skip Hotfile.com and Depostifiles.com Wait Time and Download Limit, Download Instantly

By | December 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Skip Hotfile.com and Depostifiles.com Wait Time, Download InstantlyAwesome extension is awesome.

In case you’ve been downloading files from sites like Megaupload.com, Hotfile.com, Depositfiles.com, 4Shared.com, Mediafire.com, Rapidshare.com, etc., here is a fun little extension for you, Firefox and Opera users.

What does it do? It will either, start downloading file automatically or skip the wait time.
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Mozilla Leaks 44,000 User Passwords

By | December 29, 2010 | 3 Comments

Mozilla Leaks 44,000 User PasswordsOops

It looks like the database of 44,000 inactive addons.mozilla.org accounts has been mistakenly left on a public Mozilla server.

According to the official blog post, it affects accounts created prior to April 9th, 2009 that use older, md5-based password hashes. As of today, all the data is secured with SHA-512 password hash.

Impacted users were notified on December 27th and potential treat has been already removed.