Category: Firefox

Firefox 3.5 to Receive Tabs Restore Feature Upgrade

By | April 27, 2009 | 4 Comments

Starting with the upcoming Firefox 3.5 Beta 4, new public releases will feature an upgraded window restore feature.

Besides the regular one, where you can open recently closed tabs, an improvement allows users to reopen few tabs at the same time which will be a great time saver in a certain situations.

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Firefox 3.0.9 Released

By | April 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.9 ReleasedFirefox team has released an update to its Firefox 3 series. The following release fixes 9 security vulnerabilities as well as couple of bugs which include several stability fixes.

For a complete list of changes, feel free to check what’s new section in the following page.

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Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 Code Freeze Delayed

By | April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Although Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 code freeze was supposed to be finished today, Mozilla team announced that due to some of the unresolved P1 blockers, there will be a tiny delay.

Although there is no new official date, the target remains the same: late next week.

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 20th

By | April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 20th

Track Firebug Changes with Firediff

By | April 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firediff

Now this is something useful. If you were ever confused/overwhelmed with all the modifications made using Firebug then worry no more.

A new extension called Firediff (requires Firebug 1.4) tracks all the changes made by firebug and the application itself to CSS and DOM.

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The latest Firediff release can be downloaded here.

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Firefox – Browser with the Most Disclosed Vulnerabilities

By | April 15, 2009 | 14 Comments

From .PDF (download)

“This year, Secunia published advisories for the four most widely used web browsers: Internet Explorer (IE), Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox. 31 vulnerabilities were reported for Internet Explorer (IE 5.x, 6.x, and 7), including those publicly disclosed prior to vendor patch as well as those included in Microsoft Security Bulletins. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 14th

By | April 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Some great articles over the last week.

March, 2009 – Internet Explorer, Opera Loses; Firefox, Safari, Chrome Gains

By | April 8, 2009 | 26 Comments

Despite Internet Explorer 8 launch, IE continues to lose its market share and this time fell by 0.62, from 67.44% to 66.82%.

Firefox market share trend is quite clear: up, from 21.77% to 22.05% (0.28 increase).

After previous loss, Safari managed to increase its market share by 0.21, from 8.02% to 8.23%. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.6 (Namoroka) Details Emerge

By | April 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Although Firefox 3.5 Final has not been released yet, Mozilla already looking forward to cook Firefox 3.6 (codename Namaroka).

Some of the prioritized features were already revealed; they include: performance improvements for startup and new tabs opening times, responsiveness, also, one of the *must have* features: light themes and extensions activation without requiring to restart Firefox!

… and many more. For a complete list, feel free to check this post.

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Linux Browsers JavaScript Benchmark

By | April 1, 2009 | 7 Comments

After seeing plenty of web browsers benchmark results on Windows platform, I have decided to test them myself on Linux instead. In the first part we will be using the most popular JavaScript benchmark: Sunspider.
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