Category: Mozilla

HTML5 Video Growth Explodes

By | October 27, 2010 | 14 Comments

HTML5 Video Growth Explodes

Today, MeFeedia has released an interesting piece of information.

By using data from more than 33 000 different publishers, they revealed what appears to be a pretty significant growth of HTML5 playback.

According to report, numbers have doubled in the last 5 months and as of October 2010, 54% of H.264 videos are now available for playback in HTML5.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 25th

By | October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 25th

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Browsers Are Awesome!
See the video.

So I Close Firefox After Watching Some Porn…
Not 100% browsers related, but hey, it has “Firefox” in the title, so here…
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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 18th

By | October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 18th

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All the Way to Internet Explorer 13
It seems like Microsoft decided to increase its domain names portfolio, as company…

New Firefox Trojan Spotted
It looks like a new Firefox Trojan is in the wild and none of the antivirus programs can…
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Browsers Are Awesome!

By | October 18, 2010 | 6 Comments

Mozilla’s New CEO is Gary Kovacs

By | October 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

garykovacsmozillaceoBack in May, 2010, John Lilly has announced about his decision to resign as CEO of the Mozilla Corporation.

Yesterday however, company has revealed its new CEO: Gary Kovacs, who is currently the senior vice president of mobile products at SAP and will be taking his role later next month, on November 8th.

According to reports, he was also a general manager of mobile at Adobe Systems.

Here’s what John Lilly had to say about Gary:
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Mozilla’s Army of Awesome

By | October 13, 2010 | 4 Comments

Mozilla's Army of Awesome

In a plausible effort to strengthen Firefox community support, Mozilla has launched a new web site, called “Army of Awesome”.

Now, before you start packing your bags, here’s how it works:
- Mozilla tracks and displays all #Firefox mentions at Twitter
- In case of a browser issue, recruits may use their Twitter account and help those people out

Fair enough. However, while it sounds good on paper, there is one problem: it displays all the mentions, not highlighting tweets that may require your attention. To put it another way: a mess.

So, if you have a few minutes to spare, head over to Army of Awesome page and see it for yourself.

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

By | October 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

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IE9 Beta: 6 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has…

Mozilla: No Firefox Browser for the iPhone
If you’ve been expecting to see Firefox for the iPhone anytime soon, then…
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Android Browsers: Skyfire vs. Dolphin HD vs. Opera Mini vs. Mozilla Fennec

By | September 30, 2010 | 13 Comments

Android Browsers: Skyfire vs. Dolphin HD vs. Opera Mini vs. Mozilla Fennec

Guys at PCWorld benchmarked Skyfire 2.0, Dolphin HD, Opera Mini, Mozilla Fennec, Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 stock mobile web browsers.

As you can see from the results above, Opera Mini and Skyfire 2.0 took the lead, followed by Android 2.2, Android 2.1, Dolphin HD and lastly, Mozilla’s Fennec (Alpha) browser.

Interestingly enough, Skyfire 2.0 beats Opera Mini when loading pages directly from the web (they both compress content), while Opera Mini performed better during cached pages load test.

XMarks Shutting Down

By | September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

http://www.favbrowser.com/images/news.gifFormerly known as FoxMarks, a popular bookmark synchronization service XMarks will shut down on January 10, 2011.

Apparently, over 2 million users were not enough for a company to monetize them. As stated by XMarks co-founder, premium services were also not an option, especially when such features are already available (free of charge) from both, Firefox and Google Chrome developers.

Synchronization services will

Thanks to Geek and Nox for the news tip.

Mozilla’s Seabird Phone Concept

By | September 24, 2010 | 4 Comments

Billy May from Mozilla Labs community has created a conceptional video that demonstrates the endless possibilities of future phones as technology advances.

There is nothing else to add, just sit back and enjoy the video (3D version available here).