Category: Firefox

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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May, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Firefox Share Goes Down; Chrome, Opera and Safari – Up

By | June 1, 2010 | 5 Comments

May, 2010 - Internet Explorer, Firefox Share Goes Down; Chrome, Opera and Safari - UpAnother month, another market report. Let’s begin.

Internet Explorer market share fell down by 0.26 point, from 59.95% to 59.69%.

Firefox still struggles to reach 25% market share, this time it went down from 24.59% to 24.35% (0.24 point decrease).

Not a big surprise here, Chrome managed to increase its market share by another 0.32 point, up from 6.73% to 7.05%. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

By | May 31, 2010 | 10 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

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Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradeable Internet Explorer
With many mobile web browser choices floating around, Internet Explorer is certainly not one of them.

Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox Home
Mozilla has recently announced an upcoming project that is “Firefox Home”.

Google Releases Chrome 5 Stable
Few days ago, Google has released the final version of Google Chrome 5 web browser, tagged as version 5.0.375.55, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Continue Reading

Tab Phishing

By | May 30, 2010 | 4 Comments

Tab PhishingNow here is a clever one.

As Mozilla Firefox creative lead Aza Raskin describes it, the attack is as elegant as it is simple: A user has multiple tabs open, and surfs to a site that uses special javacript code to silently alter the contents of a tabbed page along with the information displayed on the tab itself, so that when the user switches back to that tab it appears to be the login page for a site the user normally visits.

Even with NoScript plugin installed, users were still vulnerable. Fortunately, May 27th update fixes that.

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