Category: Firefox

Multi Process Firefox Demonstrated

By | June 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

Chris Pitchin has posted a video which demonstrates Firefox multi process feature.

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Firefox 3.5 RC2 Released

By | June 22, 2009 | 4 Comments

Firefox 3.5 RC2

Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 3.5 RC2 web browser. The first RC was offered to beta testers only while the second only was made available to public.

Download Firefox 3.5 RC2
Release notes

Browser Memory (RAM) Usage: Firefox 3.5 RC, Safari 4, Opera 10 Beta, Google Chrome 3.0 Dev

By | June 21, 2009 | 27 Comments

Sam Allen from DotNetPerls.com has tested the most recent web browser versions to find out, which one of them consumes the most and least memory.

Usign script help, he has loaded 150 the most popular sites as per Alexa.com and monitored results.

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Safari 4 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 10 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Opera 9.64 vs. Firefox 3 vs. IE8, 7

By | June 19, 2009 | 20 Comments

Safari 4 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 10 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Opera 9.64 vs. Firefox 3 vs. IE8, 7It’s that time of the month again: web browser performance and benchmark results. This time it’s going to be a little bit different. The graph you are about to see is from Peacekeeper benchmark site and as James Gallagher explained to us: this chart is made from averaging results from thousands of PC with the three CPUs listed.

Listed browsers:
Safari 4 Beta
Safari 4 Final
Chrome 2.0.172.30
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Firefox Receives New Logo

By | June 18, 2009 | 5 Comments

Firefox New LogoAs announced earlier this year, Mozilla wanted to refresh Firefox logo for the upcoming 3.5 release.

Well, today they have published it and you can download it here (.psd, .ico, .png, .icns, etc.).

Firefox 3.5 RC1 Has Arrived

By | June 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

The waiting is over. Mozilla has finally released the very first Firefox 3.5 release candidate (RC) build.

What’s new?
Besides usual performance and stability improvements, Firefox 3.5 introduces HTML 5 tags support, such as: < video >, < audio >, downloadable fonts, etc. Also: private browsing feature, location aware browsing and more. For a complete list of changes, visit here.

Download:
Firefox 3.5 RC1 (Windows)
Firefox 3.5 RC1 (Linux)
Firefox 3.5 RC1 (Mac)

Thanks to Mihailo Bursac (djix) and Shane Bundy for sending this.

What is a Browser?

By | June 17, 2009 | 4 Comments

Via TechCrunch

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Funny Internet Explorer 6 Cartoon

By | June 16, 2009 | 6 Comments

Funny IE6 Cartoon

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Extend Firefox, 2009

By | June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Extend Firefox

Mozilla is re-launching the “Extend Firefox” contest for the upcoming Firefox 3.5 release. Just like last year, developers are asked to create the next best Firefox add-on and get prizes for that. Actually, if you have already released an awesome add-on, they will be giving away prizes for “Best Updated Add-on” as well.

Prize categories:
Best New Add-on
Best Updated Add-on
Best Shopping Add-on
Best Game & Entertainment Add-on

For a complete list of prizes, visit the contest details page.

Firefox 3.6 to Add about:me

By | June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Links reports that the next version of Firefox web browser, which will likely be 3.6 is going to feature about:me sprint.

What does it to?
Basically, it will provide user statistics on his frequent visited web pages, average tab load, etc.

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