Mozilla has added simultaneous standard and private browsing, along with a more accessible download manager and support for WebRTC getUserMedia.
(1 month and 19 days ago)
Firefox 20 adds a handy new Download button.If you're a Firefox user, you may have noticed a few changes in the latest version of Mozilla's browser, which "turned 20" last week. Among them: a new Download Manager. It's a small tweak, and I'd say one for the better, but as I noted in Monday's post about Google Chrome's bookmark spacing, not everybody appreciates sudden and...
(1 month and 11 days ago)
Mirror, mirror on the wall, what browser blocks malware best of all? The answer to that question is Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, at least according to the latest test results released by NSS Labs. In tests performed on the five top browsers on the market-IE 10, Google Chrome 25/26, Apple Safari 5, Mozilla Firefox 19 and Opera 12-NSS researchers found that IE 10 blocked...
(7 days ago)
Mozilla is officially launching their Firefox OS for mobile phones and are proud to announce that they have deals with 18 operators in place, a partnership with Qualcomm to use the Snapdragon chipsets and four manufacturers - ZTE, Alcatel, LG and Huawei. The first two also showcased phones with Firefox OS at the MWC. Firefox OS Firefox OS uses HTML5-based apps that run on...
(2 months and 28 days ago)
Mozilla Tuesday released Firefox 19, adding a built-in PDF viewer to the browser. The integrated viewer was the one noticeable change to users, although Mozilla enhanced under-the-hood features as well for website developers, and added support for additional HTML5 standards. Firefox 19 also included patches for 13 security vulnerabilities, 10 pegged as "critical," the...
(3 months and 2 days ago)
Mozilla was keen to talk up the 3.0 version of its Firefox OS simulator back in March, but didn’t have much to share about when eager developers could start fiddling with it. Thankfully for HTML5 buffs, that six-week quiet period is over — the team just announced on the official Mozilla Hacks blog that the newly updated simulator is now available to download.
(20 days ago)
With stealthy automatic updates, you might not know that the Firefox 21 release date was today, but you may want to know about the its new features. The official Firefox 21 release notes begin with the browser's integration of three additional social media networks. "Today, we are adding multiple new social providers Cliqz, Mixi and msnNOW to Firefox," wrote Mozilla in a...
(8 days ago)
It's been about six weeks since the release of Firefox 20, so assuming Mozilla stays on its usual schedule, Firefox 21 will make its debut on Tuesday. This next version of the popular open source browser has already attracted attention for the changes brought in early versions to Firefox's “Do Not Track” capabilities, but those are by no means the only interesting additions...
(9 days ago)
The first two developer smartphones running Mozilla's upstart Firefox OS went on sale Tuesday morning and then quickly sold out. Manufactured and sold by Spain-based Geeksphone, the new devices were both described as “developer preview” handsets intended for app makers interested in building and testing applications for Firefox OS. "The Firefox OS Developer Preview...
(29 days ago)
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