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.
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.
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.
As from Mozilla Wiki: Continue Reading
While speed dial can be helpful to access your frequent visited web pages, a Firefox extension called “New Tab King” has another vision.
Instead of a blank page or speed dial, it will show you your most visited web sites as well as recent closed tabs, bookmarks and frequently accessed shortcuts.
Download New Tab King
Apple Inc. has released a press statement today which claims that the latest Safari 4 web browser was downloaded more than 11 million times within first 3 days.
Just for a record: Firefox 3 was downloaded more than 20 million times within 7 days and Opera – 4.5 million times in 5 days.
Entertainment and informational video hosting services, such as YouTube, Blip.tv, etc. can play quite a huge role in today’s people life. As millions of visitors spend more and more time on those sites, it’s time to see, which web browser works and which doesn’t. Yes, we are talking about compatibility here, from the most visited and popular sites, to not so well known.
For traffic stats, we are going to use Compete.com, 04/2009 data. As per my personal experience, actual numbers can be more than 10x times higher than reported. At least, that’s the case of FavBrowsr.com Continue Reading
Mozilla is readying a program that will allow companies to build their own customized browsers based on the next version of Firefox, which will be out in a few weeks.
The Build Your Own Browser program is a good fit for enterprises that want to create a customized browser that can be easily installed across multiple corporate desktops, said Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox at Mozilla.
It seems that developers are having a hard time with Firefox 3.5 release. With more than few Beta delays already, it was announced that the 1st release candidate (RC) is also going to be delayed. As there are still 10 blockers left to fix, we are not going to see release unlit next week.