Category: Firefox

Firefox 4 Beta 3, Now with Multi Touch

By | August 12, 2010 | 7 Comments

Firefox 4 Beta 3, Now with Multi TouchMozilla has just released the Beta 3 of Firefox web browser that not only fixes a total of 470 bugs, but also enables multi-touch on Windows 7 machines.

Also, by changing JavaScript value representation, they managed to improve JS performance when executing heavy, numeric code.

Download.

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How to Remove Firefox New Tab Button

By | August 10, 2010 | 3 Comments

How to Remove Firefox New Tab Button

If you want to hide a Firefox new tab button, follow these simple steps:

1. Locate your Firefox profile folder:

Windows XP/2000
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\< profile.name >\chrome
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

By | August 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

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July, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox, Chrome – Down
As we enter August, it is time to yet again, check the latest market share numbers.

U.K. Government Refuses to Ditch IE6
Back in February, 2010, the online petition was filled urging British government to dump a 9 year old web browser.
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IE9 Platform Preview 4 Beats Safari 5, Acid3 95/100

By | August 5, 2010 | 13 Comments

IE9 Platform Preview 4 Beats Safari 5, Acid3 95/100In what appears to be the final platform preview of Internet Explorer 9, IE Team has highlighted a bunch of improvements that were made during the course of its development.

In the previous versions, JavaScript engine (codename: Chakra) was working as a separate component. Starting from IE9 Platform Preview 4, it is now integrated into IE core itself boosting overall JS performance.
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Firefox Heat Map: One Third of the Elements are Dead

By | August 5, 2010 | 8 Comments

Firefox Heat Map: Half of the Buttons are Dead

Mozilla Labs has released a Firefox heat map which provides a great insight, revealing more information about daily browser functions usage.

Obviously, the most popular elements are: location bar, back and reload buttons, scroll vertical bar as well as search bar.
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July, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox, Chrome – Down

By | August 3, 2010 | 16 Comments

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

As we enter August, it is time to yet again, check the latest market share numbers.

Internet Explorer market share went up from 60.32% to 60.74% (0.42 point increase), reaching March, 2010 level.
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Firefox Tab Candy for Google Chrome

By | August 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Firefox Tab Candy for Google Chrome

TabSense is a Firefox Tab Candy inspired extension that allows you to group your tabs into separate categories.

Install, click on the icon or simply press Shift+Ctrl+S and you are ready to go.

Future versions are also set to include tab movement, search and other features.

Thanks to Nox for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

By | August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

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Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.

Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released
Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded…
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Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released

By | July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded from the following page.

The following release brings JavaScript performance improvements, better responsiveness, CSS Transitions, tab-pinning, additional languages and more.

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Firefox Tab Candy: Simple, Yet Convenient

By | July 27, 2010 | 10 Comments

Firefox Tab Candy: Simple, yet ConvenientAza Raskin has shared a Tab Candy concept for Firefox web browser, which essentially is as a hybrid of tab thumbnails and Fences.

Here is how it works:
While viewing all the tabs as small thumbnails, you group the tabs in categories, for example: work, home. While surfing “work” per say, you will only see tabs that are in this category.

Video demo:
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