Category: Firefox

Firefox 3.6 Beta Ships Next Week, 3.5.4 Follows

By | October 7, 2009 | 3 Comments

The long awaited Firefox 3.6 (Namaroka) Beta is going to be released on 13 October, followed by Firefox 3.5.4 on 21 October. With the final version shipping in November, Firefox 3.6 is set to improve performance, several new CSS features and other architectural improvements.

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Firefox 3.7 and 4.0 Mac Theme Changes

By | October 6, 2009 | 8 Comments

Firefox 3.7 Mac Theme Changes

Stephen Horlander has posted some of the upcoming Firefox 3.7 Mac theme mock ups for you to see. Also, some early Firefox 4.0 Mac theme concepts. As he says: “One goal of this visual refresh is an increased amount of cross platform consistency where it makes sense.”.

What was changed in Mac version? Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

By | October 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

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

By | October 2, 2009 | 11 Comments

New month and we are back to Net Applications data, so let’s begin.

Not so surprisingly, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share and fell from 66.97% to 65.71%.

This time Firefox has gained 0.77 point of its market share and went up from 22.98% to 23.75%. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.6 Receives Light Themes (aka Personas)

By | September 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.6 Receives Light Themes (aka Personas)

It seems that the upcoming Firefox 3.6 release will have an option for light themes, or as Mozilla calls them: Personas.

Unlike regular themes, Personas will only change few elements of web browser look, such as: backgrounds, menu colors, etc.

Furthermore, users will be able to create their own light themes following simple guide at GetPersonas.com.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

By | September 28, 2009 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Mabdul, Nox and Trygve Lie for links.

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

By | September 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

Thanks to Nox and Shane Bundy for links.

Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFox

By | September 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFoxIf you’ve been heavily using Firefox web browser and noticed decreasing performance, then maybe it’s time for you to try new tool called “SpeedyFox” (Windows only).

What can it do?

Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times
Speed-up browsing history
Quicker operation with cookies

So how does it work? Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

By | September 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

Battery Life: Internet Explorer 8 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 9 and 10 vs. Safari 4

By | September 12, 2009 | 10 Comments

Now here is something completely different. Guys at AnandTech has decided to find out, how web browser affects battery life.

They have tested the following web browsers:

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.5.2
Firefox + AdBlock
Chrome 2
Opera 9.64
Opera 10 Beta 3
Safari 4 Continue Reading