Category: Firefox

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Chrome 4 vs. Safari 4

By | November 18, 2009 | 28 Comments

IEBlog has published Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) (not final version) SunSpider benchmark results and compared them to Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3.5, Firefox 3.6, Google Chrome 3, Google Chrome 4, Safari 4 and latest Webkit Nightly build.

Let me tell you, this graph looks promising so far: Continue Reading

Firefox 3.6 Beta 3 Removes Windows 7 Features

By | November 18, 2009 | 7 Comments

Firefox 3.6 Beta 3 Now Available, Removes Windows 7 FeaturesMozilla yesterday has released a third beta of Firefox 3.6 web browser. Just as any new beta/rc build, it focuses on stability and performance improvements.

Fixing over 90 bugs, this version also removes Windows 7 tab previews. Furthermore, there won’t be any support for other popular features, such as: jump lists or IE like download progress bar in the taskbar.

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 3.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 16th

By | November 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 16th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Firefox 3.6 Beta 2 Released

By | November 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.6 Beta 2 ReleasedYesterday, Mozilla Foundations has released one more beta of Firefox 3.6 web browser. Sometime later, “Beta 2 Revision 2” appeared as well.

Since the very first Beta, they managed to squash over 190 bugs, resulting various improvements for users, web and add-on developers. Also, this update includes a “mechanism” which prevents incompatible software from crashing Firefox.

Changelog.
Download.

Thanks to Justin Stepp for news tip.

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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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