Category: Firefox

October, 2009 – Firefox, Safari and Chrome Market Share Goes Up; IE, Opera – Down

By | November 10, 2009 | 91 Comments

October, 2009 – Firefox, Safari and Chrome Market Share Goes Up; IE, Opera – DownIt’s that day of the month again, when we check and let you know, which web browser is becoming more and/or less popular. So let’s begin.

Not surprisingly, Internet Explorer lost more market share and went down from 65.71% to 64.64% (1.07 point decrease).

Celebrating its 5th birthday, Firefox market share went up from 23.75% to 24.07% (0.32 point increase). Continue Reading

Happy Birthday, Firefox

By | November 9, 2009 | 7 Comments

November 9, 2004, that’s when Firefox 1.0 was released. Today, 5 years later, with over 330 million users and a big chunk of market share, Firefox is celebrating its 5th birthday.

Happy Birthday!

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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 9th

By | November 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 9th

Thanks to mabdul for links.

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Firefox 3.5.5 Released

By | November 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.5.5 ReleasedAs Firefox 3.6 nears its release, Mozilla has finished one more stability update for Firefox 3.5 branch.

Version 3.5.5 fixes a total of 5 bugs and can be downloaded from the following page.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 2nd

By | November 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 2nd

Thanks to Nox for links.

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How to Enable Firefox 3.6 Tab Preview?

By | November 1, 2009 | 7 Comments

How to Enable Firefox 3.6 Tab Preview?

Here’s how you can enable tab preview in Firefox 3.6:

Type the following line into your address bar:
about:config

How to Enable Firefox 3.6 Tab Preview?

Look for:
browser.allTabs.previews
browser.ctrlTab.previews

Set both to true.

Use Ctrl + Tab to switch between tabs or Ctrl + Shift + Tab to get a list of opened ones.

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Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 Now Available

By | October 31, 2009 | 5 Comments

Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 Now AvailableMozilla has released a very first beta of Firefox 3.6 series web browser.

As we mentioned some time earlier, the following version now includes:

Personas support (aka light themes)
WOFF font format support
New CSS, DOM and HTML5 technologies support
Add-ons update notifications
Tabs preview
Improved JavaScript and overall performance
And few other changes

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 1.

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SeaMonkey 2.0 Final Hits the Streets

By | October 28, 2009 | 2 Comments

SeaMonkey 2.0 Final Hits the Streets

A new version of all-in-one Internet application suite SeaMonkey has been released.

What exactly SeaMonkey is?
It’s a web browser (Firefox platform), Mail and Newsgroups client (Thunderbird platform), HTML Editor, ChatZilla IRC chat application, DOM inspector and a little bit more.

SeaMonkey 2.0 changes:
The following release includes various new features, such as: new add-on manager, session restore, tabbed mail, reworked download manager and lots of other improvements.

Download SeaMonkey 2.0.

Thanks to Nox for news tip.

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Firefox 3.5.4 and 3.0.15 Released, 100+ Bugs Fixed

By | October 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today, Mozilla has released security and stability updates for Firefox 3.5 and 3.0 web browser branches.

Firefox 3.5.4 fixes a total of 124 bugs, where 11 of them are security vulnerabilities.

Firefox 3.0.14 now includes 10 security and 15 other fixes.

Download.

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Flash Re-Enabled on Fennec 1.9.2

By | October 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

The latest Fennec (Firefox Mobile) nightly build now includes Flash support which was disabled some time earlier.

As this is not a final release, you may experience some issues, so use on your own risk.