Category: Firefox

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By | October 1, 2008 | 4 Comments

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Mozilla Tries to Increase Firefox Retention Rate with a New Contest

By | October 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

Mozilla Tries to Increase Firefox Retention Rate with a New ContestMozilla team launched a new contest for everyone who is interested in helping increase Firefox retention rate which is 25% so far (number of people who’ve downloaded Firefox and continue using it).

The contest will roll out in two phases. For the first one, due on October 24, participants must provide a 2-page executive summary of their project that should stay within a $10,000 budget. Mozilla will choose which proposals advance to the next phase, and participants will have until December 5 to submit detailed descriptions that will be presented to the community for final voting. Continue Reading

Google Chrome and Safari Gains. Firefox, Opera, IE Loses (September 08)

By | October 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsAfter the recent Google Chrome launch it’s time to check new web browsers market share data.

Internet Explorer continues to lose market share, this time it felt by 0.63%, from 72.15% to 71.52%

Firefox lost some market share as well; it felt from 19.73% to 19.46% (0.27% decrease). Continue Reading

Firefox Gmail Manager (Add-On)

By | September 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox Gmail Manager (Add-On)Gmail Manager is a Firefox extension that allows you to manage multiple Gmail accounts and receive new mail notifications. Displays account details including unread messages, saved drafts, spam messages, labels with new mail, space used, and new mail snippets.

Features
Manage multiple Gmail accounts
Receive new mail notifications
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Firefox 3.0.3 Released

By | September 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

As expected, Mozilla team has released a new Firefox version which fixes only 1 bug. The following bug caused users to have problems with password manager.

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Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 Released

By | September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 ReleasedMozilla Corporation has recently released Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 which fixes various stability and security issues. It’s always recommended to update your web browser to the latest stable release, so go ahead and do that.

Fixed in Firefox 3.0.2

Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues. Continue Reading

Open Documents Online with Firefox

By | September 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Open Documents Online with FirefoxNow this is one of the must have add-ons for Firefox 1.5-3.0.

Open IT Online allows you to open your documents and images online without the need of any software to be installed. Open IT Online supports Google Docs, Zoho and ThinkFree online services. It handles:

- Documents (*.doc, *.rtf, *.odt, *.sxw) Continue Reading

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and Chrome

By | September 15, 2008 | 6 Comments

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and ChromeHere’s a nice post by Christian Zibreg called “10 things we would like to see in Firefox and Chrome”. He lists 5 must have features for each of those web browsers. The funny thing however is one of the comments:

Chrome:
1. Already done in Opera.
2. Has been done in Opera for quite a while.
3. Opera already does a large portion of this. Continue Reading

Firefox Lost 3 Months of Broken Sites Reports Data

By | September 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox Lost 3 Months of Broken Sites Reports DataThings like that don’t happen very often. It looks like 3 months data of broken sites reports is officially gone. You might reconsider to report those issues again. This data is being used “to find the top sites that are “broken” to help prioritize fixes to the browser.”

How?

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8 Tools for Capturing Screenshots in Firefox 3

By | September 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Here is a great post for you. It’s about various Firefox 3 add-ons for screen capture by Sean P. Aune