Category: Firefox

Download Firefox 38 Pre-Alpha

By | February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Firefox 38 Pre-AlphaWith Shumway.

Back in 2012, Mozilla has announced a new and open source project called “Shumway”, which had a goal to replace Adobe’s Flash player with a web native runtime implementation of the SWF file format. Basically, it’s a HTML5 based tech that does not require native code to render SWF files.

Now, it looks like the project has passed a significant milestone as the latest nightly builds of Firefox for Windows and Mac include Shumway by default.
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If You Bought A Lenovo, Be Worried

By | February 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

Firefox Users Remain Semi Safe In The Lenovo ScandalGreed 101.

If you have bought a Lenovo laptop this or last year and haven’t heard yet, one of the most successful PC makers has been caught installing adware on a number of machines with reports starting from mid-2014.

Basically, a software called Superfish is injecting third party ads on Google searches. Not only that, it also injects its own certificate, allowing to snoop on secure connections and decrypt them. Just take a look at this screenshot:
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Mozilla Will Start Enforcing Extension Signing

By | February 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Will Start Enforcing Extension SigningFinally.

In an effort to protects its users and reduce the number of malicious add-ons, the open source organization has announced its plans to enforce extension signing, which means that starting from Q2, 2015, developers will have to get a signature verification from Mozilla. The extension signing warnings will first appear on Firefox 39.
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Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35

By | February 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35If you haven’t experienced or tested the Spartan yet (and by that we mean IE’s new rendering engine) then here’s something that I am sure a lot are curious about: a set of tests that compare Spartan versus other web browsers, including IE.

Thanks to guys at AnandTech, that’s exactly what they did with Windows 10 build 9926 running on Core i7-860.

Here are the results:
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January, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s the first report of 2015 so let’s get things going.

Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browsers starts 2015 with a decreased market share, down from 59.11% to 58.18% (0.93 point decrease).
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Download Firefox 35 Final

By | January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Firefox 35 FinalThe first stable release of 2015.

The Holiday season is over and it’s time to start cranking up browser builds again.

First in the list is Firefox 35, which recently hit the stable channel. Here’s what’s new:
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Following Mozilla’s Deal, Yahoo! Triples Its Market Share

By | January 16, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you are wondering how exactly the new search engine deal (where Yahoo! replaced Google as a default search engine in Firefox) has affected the trends in the industry, just take a look at the new data from Net Applications.

According to the new stats, Yahoo! has managed to [almost] triple its market share, up from 3.52% to 9.31% (5.79 points increase).
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December, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Netscape Replaces Opera

By | January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

Now here is something weird to kick start your day.

It looks like Net Applications have stopped reporting Opera in its “Desktop Top Browser Share Trend” and have replaced it with Netscape, which for some weird reason have also managed to increase its market share by 0.05 point in December.
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Alcatel Announces A Phone That Can Run Firefox OS, Android And Windows Phone

By | January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alcatel Announces A Phone That Can Run Firefox OS, Android and Windows PhoneThe future of mobile phones.

If you really wanted to play with a variety of different operating systems and actually test them for more than just a few minutes then Alcatel might have almost exactly what you are looking for.
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Take A Look At This Higher End & Transparent Firefox OS Phone

By | December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take A Look At This Higher End & Transparent Firefox OS PhoneFx0 is its name.

If you always dreamed about the transparent phone and read all these fake iPhone X rumors that it’s finally coming just to be disappointed every single time, good news, you might have it if you live in Japan or know someone who does.

Thanks to the recently released video, it looks like someone got their hands on the LG Fx0 phone (which was designed by Tokujin Yoshioka) running Firefox OS 2.0 and unlike other phones with Mozilla’s operating system, this one has higher than average specs (price as well), these are:
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