I’ve never been a big fan of mail applications. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve tried them all. Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, even a little known one called Incredimail (just because my boss at an old job was obsessed with it …Read More »
Back in July it was revealed that Microsoft is being investigated by European Regulators for failing to provide users with the now-famous ‘browser choice’ screen in Windows 8. Apparently Microsoft doesn’t want to go toe-to-toe with the EU because news …Read More »
Feel Firefox add-ons are going down the tube? Mozilla, apparently, agrees with you because they have put together ‘Add-on Guidelines’ that are intended to “foster an open and diverse add-on developer community while ensuring an excellent user experience”.
The guidelines, …Read More »
“Private Browsing” mode in Firefox 15 and higher is broken, reveals surfing activity according to reports
Firefox’s “Private Browsing” mode is a mode in which you can use Firefox to surf the web without Firefox storing any data on where you have been, what you did, etc. In other words, Private Browsing is supposed to make …Read More »
Anyone else notice Chrome ads on Google.com for people running Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Opera?
Chrome may be dominating browser wars but apparently Google isn’t satisfied. Recently — and by recently I mean past few days, if memory serves — I’ve noticed an ad on Google.com telling me to install Chrome. I first saw the …Read More »
Images of app store for Firefox OS (Firefox Marketplace) are leaked, show a modern but minimalist design
Formally known as Boot to Gecko, Firefox OS is Mozilla’s attempt at creating a mobile operating system alternative to the likes of Android and iOS. Mozilla hopes to attract developers to Firefox OS by being built on HTML5, meaning developers …Read More »
Back in July dotTech covered the features to expect in Firefox 15. Now Firefox 15 has been officially released and we know exactly what it brings with it. Let’s take a look.
Out of all the major changes to Firefox …Read More »
If you are fed up with Java’s security vulnerabilities but are not willing to completely uninstall Java from your computer, a potential middle ground is disabling Java in your browser. This guide shows you how to disable Java in Firefox, …Read More »
In terms of global browser usage, Google Chrome surpassed Firefox in December 2011 and beat Internet Explorer 8 in January 2012 but still had less market share than the total Internet Explorer family combined. Now, according to StatCounter, Chrome …Read More »
Firefox 14 just arrived but Firefox 15 is already in Beta and will be released before you know it. So what exactly does Firefox 15 bring us? Well it is too early to provide a full official changelog but there …Read More »
Firefox OS, Mozilla’s attempt at a mobile operating system and formally known as Boot To Gecko, is now available for testing on your computer.
If you run Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux you can head over to Mozilla’s …Read More »
A Mozilla Firefox developer, Jono DiCarlo, has finally found the need to express his feelings as he posted a lengthy and well-written post which has triggered some quite interesting debates and discussions.
DiCarlo, in his blog post, points out that …Read More »
If you have been following Mozilla or Firefox closely, you might have already been familiar to the “Boot to Gecko” project by Mozilla. Mozilla has been working on a mobile operating system that is intended to be synonymous to complete …Read More »
Microsoft has been continuously working on improving Skype; trying to keep it at the top position on the list of VoIP services; tweaking options behind the scenes.
Now, Microsoft seems to be in a stride to provide better, uniform access …Read More »
Mozilla Firefox, the open source browser which has been facing serious threat from Google Chrome and has been trying hard to gain back and/or grow beyond its old days’ user-base which has declined since the coming of Google Chrome, currently …Read More »
Even though Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10) is waiting to be released publicly, a portion of Internet users are still dwelling on the old versions of IE, the most popular being IE 7. Using older versions of IE not only …Read More »
Internet users getting attacked through security flaws or loopholes in one of the most important plug-ins as far as the web browser of a common user is concerned, Flash, has not been an uncommon situation till now. There have been …Read More »
Watch online videos in cinema style with Turn Off the Lights [Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari]
It’s not everyday you find a browser extension available for all the major browsers so this must be a special day. Turn Off the Lights is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari and it will improve your …Read More »
Wanna capture your browser screen and do cool red rectangles with pointing arrows and text annotations just like Ashraf does? If your answer is yes, then check out Awesome Screenshot.
ABOUT AWESOME SCREENSHOT
By now, you already know that …Read More »
The average Firefox address bar contains a website URL; how boring. Location Bar Enhancer, an add-on for Firefox, changes all that by turning your address bar into a breadcrumb trail — you know the type of thing you see …Read More »
Firefox in 2012: Mozilla wants less emphasis on version numbers, better add-on compatibility, and more developer tools
Today, on their Mozilla Hacks blog, Mozilla reminded us of all the Firefox accomplishments for 2011. Chief among these accomplishments are Firefox for Android, privacy advancements courtesy of Do Not Track, and the new Firefox Aurora channel. In addition …Read More »
Have you ever felt the need to open the web page you’re looking at in other browsers, for whatever imaginable reason, while using Firefox? If you’re nodding your head up and down at the screen, I’ve got good news for …Read More »
Regardless of what browser you use, you want to know that any site on which you enter personal information is secure. You can spend time looking for the famous lock or to see if it says “https” instead of …Read More »
Mozilla is chugging away at them Firefox updates, officially releasing Firefox 11 today. Most of the changes, once again, deal with back-end and developer issues rather than end-user facing features. The most significant change for the end-user is the ability …Read More »
Firefox comes with a built-in session manager. This session manager remembers the tabs and windows you you had opened the last time you were using Firefox, which can then be restored manually or automatically in the event of a crash. …Read More »
A few weeks ago we had a good discussion regarding advertisements. There are many dotTechies who are OK with advertisements; but there are also others that are not. Out of those that dislike ads, there are some that block ads …Read More »
About:config in Firefox is an interesting place. Anyone with the proper knowledge can use about:config to make handy customizations to Firefox, such as forcing Firefox to display HTTP:// in the address bar. The key phrase in that last sentence is …Read More »
I have been doing this for a long time now but it occurred to me some people may not know this nifty trick. Often times when I browse the web I come across multiple links that I want to follow. …Read More »
Did that title catch your attention? Yeah, I bet it did. According to StatCounter, Chrome 16 is now the most popular browser in the world with 24.96% of market share, surpassing Internet Explorer 8 (20.89%) late last year. Of course …Read More »
Add-ons are great. Without a doubt add-ons are one of the most important reasons behind the success of Firefox (and Chrome). The issue is most add-ons are created in the spare time of developers who have day jobs. As such, …Read More »
Don’t like PrintWhatYouLike, Click2ap, Nuke Everything Enhanced, or Aardvark? Maybe Print Edit is your type of program. Print Edit is an add-on for Firefox that allows users to manually remove content from pages before printing, enabling users to save paper …Read More »
When you install Google Chrome you are giving the option to select between Google, Yahoo, and Bing as your default search engine. On Firefox… not so much. For the past three years (longer?) Google has been the default search engine …Read More »
With the recent rapid releases of Firefox, there may be a desire to test the latest release of FF before upgrading to ensure add-on compatibility, etc. There are many ways to go about testing the latest release of Firefox including …Read More »
A few months ago in one of my classes a Chrome fanboy proclaimed how “popular” Chrome is and how “everyone must be using it”. At the time a friend and I scoffed at him, partly due to his fanboyism and …Read More »
Every time I open a new tab in Firefox, I’m greeted with about:blank. As far as creative names go, the name of this page is not very creative because it is just that – blank:
For most of us this …Read More »