Category: Firefox

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

Internet Explore Loses, Firefox, Safari, Opera Gains (August 08)

By | September 5, 2008 | 5 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing.

After previous 0.01% gain, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share. It went down by 0.87%. From 73.02% to 72.15%

Firefox keeps growing. This time it grabbed quite big piece of the market share: 0.51% Increased from 19.22% to 19.73% Continue Reading

Cooliris Updated, Now with Friends Share and More

By | September 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

Luna Yang was kind enough to send me an email about an updated version of Cooliris, formerly known as PicLens.

To learn more about Cooliris, feel free to check our post here.

What’s new in 1.8? Continue Reading

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)

By | September 3, 2008 | 145 Comments

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)John Resig did a great job by comparing Firefox 3, Firefox 3.1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Internet Explorer 8 and 7 JavaScript performance.

JavaScriptCore: The engine that powers Safari/WebKit (up until Safari 3.1).
SquirrelFish: The engine used by Safari 4.0.
V8: The engine used by Google Chrome.
SpiderMonkey: The engine that powers Firefox (up to, and including, Firefox 3.0). Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 Slices for Firefox 3

By | September 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 Slices for Firefox 3Not so long time ago Microsoft introduces web slices feature for IE8. However, if you don’t want to use Internet Explorer 8 yet, there’s a Firefox 3 add-on which allows you to subscribe to any web page section. Add-on developers aren’t sleeping.

Download WebChunks.

Yahoo! Promotes Firefox?

By | August 28, 2008 | 6 Comments

First, it was Google who decided to promote Firefox, and now..? Yes, Yahoo! started to do that as well. Welcome “Firefox 3 Yahoo Edition”.

So here’s how their home page looks like: Continue Reading

Mozilla Firebug 1.2 Released

By | August 26, 2008 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Firebug 1.2 ReleasedGood news from the web developers. Firebug 1.2 Final is now released and can be downloaded here. As you may find out from the changelog, there were plenty of changes made.

What was changed?

== Enablement UI ==
* Disable always: when the Firebug UI is not active on any page, the debugger is disabled (minimal overhead)
* Instant on: when the Firebug UI is active, HTML, CSS, DOM views activate (minimal overhead)
* Script panel user-activation: initially disabled or enabled always Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 to Receive a JavaScript Performance Upgrade

By | August 25, 2008 | 7 Comments

Firefox 3.1 to Receive a JavaScript Performance UpgradeGuys from Mozilla Firefox team aren’t sleeping. Few days ago they’ve launched a JavaScript engine called TraceMonkey which will be ported in the upcoming Firefox 3.1 release.

So to make it short: in some benchmarks, new engine is almost 40 times faster than the old one! Can you imagine that?

Just take a look at those benchmarks: Continue Reading

15+ Tools to Turn Firefox 3 into a Social Hub

By | August 14, 2008 | 4 Comments

Do you like social sites but just don’t want to try Flock? Miss any it’s features in Firefox? Here’s a solution:

Sean P. Aune published an article on how you can use 15+ tools to turn Firefox 3 into a social hub. Feel free to check it out.

How to Speed Up Firefox?

By | August 11, 2008 | 14 Comments

How to Speed Up Firefox?Here is a great tip from shashank on how to make Firefox 10 times faster.

1. Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit enter. Scroll down and look for the following entries:

2. Alter the entries as follows:

Set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”
Set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true” Continue Reading