Category: Firefox

Flock Ditches Firefox in Favor of Chromium

By | June 17, 2010 | 8 Comments

Now here is a real bummer. Flock Inc., company behind well known social web browser has released the very first Beta of Flock 3.0.

What’s so special about that?
It appears that the latest version of Flock is now based on Chromium instead of Mozilla’s Firefox.

According to developers, this will help them to offer a much faster and better product for all the users.

There is also a bunch of new features, you may read more about them here.

Download Flock 3.0 (Windows only).

What do you guys think about this change?

Thanks to Blake, Sebastian Kraus and Shane Bundy for the news tip.

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Track Web Site Changes in IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and More

By | June 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Track Web Site Changes in IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and More
Now, there are quite a few extensions to track web page changes. Unfortunately, they are made for certain web browsers only.

What’s the solution?
Try Diphur.com. It is a simple bookmarking service that will do this for you. Therefore, you will be able to use it on any web browser.

Not ideal, but still, better than nothing.

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10 Artistic Web Browser Photos

By | June 11, 2010 | 8 Comments

Now here is something to freshen things up. A collection of artistic web browser (Firefox and Internet Explorer) photos/digital art, or just old “Internet Explorer vs. Firefox” argument, to be exact.

Firefox vs Internet Explorer (Good vs. Evil), by shlomit
Good vs. Evil
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Proper Web Browser (Picture)

By | June 10, 2010 | 14 Comments

Now here is an interesting one. TaerkEX, a member of DeviantART has created a simple APNG (Animated PNG) animation.

What’s so great about that?
Well, picture contains two frames. Therefore, if your browser does not support APNG, you should only see the very first one.

Like this (.gif format):

Otherwise (.gif format):
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Firefox Co-Founder is Skeptical about Firefox Growth

By | June 9, 2010 | 4 Comments

Firefox Co-Founder is Skeptical about Firefox GrowthBlake Ross, the co-founder of Firefox web browser appears to be skeptical about Firefox growth.

Answering to one of the Quora (questions/answers community) members questions (Will Firefox have double-digit market share in 3 to 5 years), he said:

I’m pretty skeptical. I think the Mozilla Organization has gradually reverted back to its old ways of being too timid, passive and consensus-driven to release breakthrough products quickly.

Mozilla’s CEO, John Lilly has also responded with the following comment:
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Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

By | June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

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Microsoft Pushes Hard with Internet Explorer 9
It looks like Microsoft IE team tries to do its best to make you forget about Internet Explorer 6/7 mess.

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share to Reach 10% in 2010
If we analyze Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 market share trend, the following conclusion can be made.

Mozilla to Add Weave Sync for the Next Firefox Release
It appears that Mozilla has decided to integrate data synch feature into the upcoming major Firefox release.
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Download YouTube HD 1080p and 720p Videos

By | June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Download YouTube HD 1080p and 720p Videos

Here is a nice treat for Firefox users.

KeepTube is a simple add-on that allows you to not only save 720p YouTube videos, but 1080p as well. According to extension authors, it also supports sites like:

Dailymotion (HQ MP4, FLV), Magavideo (HD/HQ FLV) Google (HQ MP4, FLV), Vimeo (HQ MP4) Break (HQ MP4, FLV), Veoh (HQ MP4, FLV), Metacafe, Spike, Myspace, Facebook, Current, Redtube and more!

Download.

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Mozilla Introduces 64-bit Flavor

By | June 3, 2010 | 7 Comments

Mozilla Introduces 64-bit FlavorBack in April, Mozilla has started releasing 64 bit Firefox builds for Linux and Mac OSX operating systems.

Recently however, company has announced the availability of 64 bit nightly Firefox 4 builds for Windows as well.

If you are eager to try it out, head over to the following page and download latest release.

Keep in mind that 64 bit Java and Flash plugins have not reached final status yet.

Thanks to Shane Bundy for the news tip.

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Firefox 4.0 UI Redesign, Latest Screenshots

By | June 2, 2010 | 25 Comments

Here are the latest Firefox UI design mockups, straight from Stephen Horlander blog.

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Mozilla to Add Weave Sync for the Next Firefox Release

By | June 2, 2010 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Adds Weave Sync to Next Firefox ReleaseIt appears that Mozilla has decided to integrate data synch feature into the upcoming major Firefox release.

Originally, Weave was a Firefox add-on, designed to synchronize your bookmarks. However, over the past few years, it has evolved significantly and is no longer “just a bookmarks sync”.

Furthermore, it was renamed to Firefox Sync.

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