Category: Firefox

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities ReportsIn what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000. Therefore, it will likely increase Firefox security, as developers are keen on finding and reporting new security vulnerabilities.

In addition, company has announced that this offer not only includes Firefox, but also Firefox Mobile web browser.


Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

By | July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Here is how to get started (as from

- Install Firefox Sync, a free add-on for Firefox, on your desktop.
- Restart Firefox and follow prompts to create an account with both a password and a secret phrase.
- Go the App Store on your iPhone and search for “Firefox Home” or install it directly from iTunes.
- Launch Firefox Home on your iPhone. You’ll be prompted to enter your Firefox Sync account info. Enter your username, password and Secret Phrase and tap “Done.”
- Enjoy!



Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On

By | July 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

Firefox Mozilla Sniffer
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from website after its review. In addition, blocklist will ask users for such extension uninstallation. Before deletion, add-on was already downloaded 1,800 times and is used by 334 people daily.
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An Interview with Mozilla’s Christopher Blizzard

By | July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Mozilla's Christopher BlizzardGizmodo has sat down with Christopher Blizzard, Mozilla’s Director of Developer Relations to discuss the future of Firefox it’s competitors and browsers in general.

Furthermore, he confirmed that company is not going to develop Firefox for Windows Mobile/Phone 7 anytime soon.



Adblock Plus to Support Firefox Sync

By | July 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Adblock Plus to Support Firefox SyncAccording to the authors of popular Adblock Plus add-on, upcoming extension version that is 1.3 will support Firefox Sync.

Furthermore, Firefox 4 version will no longer require browser restart after installation is finished.

There are also more changes planned for 1.3 release, see roadmap for more details.

Thanks to Nox for the news tip.


Remove Feedback Button from Firefox 4

By | July 7, 2010 | 5 Comments

Remove Feedback Button from Firefox 4If you have downloaded Firefox 4 Beta and can’t stand “Feedback” button, here’s how to disable it:

Click on main Firefox menu button or just press Alt
Customize > Add-ons
Find Test Pilot add-on
Disable it

Via DownloadSquad.


Download Firefox 4 Beta

By | July 7, 2010 | 5 Comments

Firefox 4 Beta Released
Mozilla has just released the long awaited beta of Firefox 4 web browser.

Besides a lot of cosmetic changes (new Linux and Mac user interface is coming soon) and performance improvements, Firefox 4 also introduces everyone’s bellowed accelerated hardware support, as well as: new add-ons manager and extensions management API, full WebGL support and more.
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Add Facebook Like to Firefox

By | July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Add Facebook Like to Firefox
If you are looking for a quick and painless way to share your favorite web pages with your friends, then Firefox Facebook Like add-on is for you, or as extension authors say:

Now you can share any page with your Facebook friends with the Facebook like button and see who on Facebook likes the current page your on.


Via FirefoxFacts.


Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

By | July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

IE6 is “Safer” than Chrome or Opera
US Bank Chase has decided to stop supporting Opera and Chrome web browsers, implying security issues and low popularity.

June, 2010 – Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses
As yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.
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2 Billion Firefox Add-on Downloads

By | July 2, 2010 | 12 Comments

2 Billion Firefox Add-ons Downloaded
Since the launch of Firefox add-ons back in 2005, it took company more than 3 years to surpass 1 billion downloads mark (November 2008).

Yesterday, Mozilla announced that add-ons have now been downloaded more than 2 billion times and over 150 billion of them are used every single day.
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