Firefox 18 Says Goodbye To The Animated Themes

By | December 12, 2012 | 10 Comments

Firefox 18 Says Goodbye To The Animated ThemesFor better or worse, the upcoming Firefox 18 release will no longer support distracting themes.

As of now, the current theme implementation requires loading massive images (300 x 200px for headers and 3000 x 100px for footers), resulting in slower startup times. Not only that but when you start animating data, things get even worse. Therefore, Mozilla has come up with a solution: disable animated themes and crop images during startup that match the screen resolution.
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Download Maxthon Cloud Browser 4.0

By | December 11, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Maxthon Cloud Browser 4.0Maxthon reimagined.

Now here is something to get you excited, a major browser release from something other than Microsoft or Google. As the name implies, the following build is all about the cloud. In fact, that’s where the majority of new features come from.

In addition to a much needed user interface redesign (although it still needs some work) and a new logo, Maxthon 4 focuses on three new things:
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Download Firefox 19 Nightly With Australis UI

By | December 10, 2012 | 15 Comments

Download Firefox 19 Nightly With Australis UINot yet ready for the Windows 8.

Some time ago, we were promised that a final version of Firefox 19 will include a new user interface codenamed “Australis”. However, since the very first Firefox 19 builds used the now outdated UI, some users began to worry.

Well, worry no more as the first batch of nightly Firefox builds with the new user interface is here.
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Browser Wars: Infographic

By | December 7, 2012 | 6 Comments
Browser Wars: Inforgraphic

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Now here is something that will make a lot of people angry, a new infographic, which shows IE9 beating the competition, check it out.

[Thanks, IE User]

Mobile Browser Benchmarks: Android Browser 4.1 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Dolphin 9 vs. Firefox 17 vs. Maxthon 1.7 vs. Opera Mobile 12.1 vs. Sleipnir 2.5

By | December 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

Mobile Browser Benchmarks: Android Browser 4.1 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Dolphin 9 vs. Firefox 17 vs. Maxthon 1.7 vs. Opera Mobile 12.1 vs. Sleipnir 2.5Now here is something for the Android users.

Guys from TomsHardware took massive list of Android 4.1 (Jellybean) supported web browsers and tested all of them. If you got confused by too many alternatives, this article should give you a pretty good indicator on who’s leading and who’s lagging in this area.

You will be surprised, I promise. If not, you are not getting your time back.
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Opera Theme For Firefox

By | December 6, 2012 | 9 Comments

Opera Theme For Firefox

Love the Opera look but not a fan of the overall browsing experience? Worry no more, FXOpera comes to the rescue. As you might guessed from the title, it allows you to enjoy both worlds with little to no compromises.

Sounds interesting? Visit the FXOpera page for installation details.

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[Via: FirefoxFacts]

Firefox 20 To Fix Private Browsing

By | December 5, 2012 | 10 Comments

Firefox 20 To Fix Private BrowsingBetter late than never.

A long time ago, with the release of Firefox 3.1 Beta 2, Mozilla has introduced a private browsing mode, you know, the one you use to buy Christmas gifts for your beloved ones.

However, it was pretty worthless as you had to close down an entire non private session in case you decided to have some fun.
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November, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Safari, Chrome – Up; Opera – Down

By | December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment


Yep, it’s that time of the month again.

First on the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which regained some of its lost market share, up from 60.31% to 61.50% (1.19 point increase).
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November, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | December 3, 2012 | 7 Comments


It’s the last month of the year as we check the market share results for November. Were there any surprises? Let’s find out.
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Download Firefox 18 Beta

By | November 30, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Firefox 18 BetaNow here is something for the Friday evening. Recently, Mozilla has released the 18th beta version of its Firefox web browser, which does have some neat improvements, especially when it comes to performance.

So what’s new?

According to the changelog, Firefox 18 includes a new JavaScript JIT compiler (codenamed IonMonkey), which was introduced earlier this year. As seen in the benchmarks below, it’s a significant improvement over previous versions.
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