Mozilla 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
After 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
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.
Manage multiple Gmail accounts
Receive new mail notifications
Support for Gmail hosted accounts Continue Reading
Mozilla Corporation has recently released Firefox 3.0.2 and 188.8.131.52 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
Now 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
Here’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:
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
Things 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.”
As it says: Continue Reading
Yet 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