Mozilla has just released Firefox 35.0.1, a stability update for the web browser that fixes eight issues in total including three that may have caused crashes on user systems. The new version comes exactly two weeks after the release of Firefox 35 which caused add-on related issues for some users. Show More Summary
Last summer, Mozilla launched a very experimental version of Firefox with support for web-based virtual reality apps that could be experienced through the Oculus Rift. Earlier this week, support for WebVR also landed in Firefox’s Nightly...Show More Summary
Sandboxing finally comes to the Firefox web browser. After enabling a (currently) non-restrictive content sandbox in Firefox Nightly last month, the organization enabled the upcoming NPAPI plug-in sandbox in Aurora and Nightly versions of the browser as well. Show More Summary
One of the tools that you can use to visualize web dependencies is to run Mozilla's Lightbeam add-on for the Firefox web browser. It visualizes all sites that you visit directly and also sites that are loaded during connection automatically by the server you are connecting to. Show More Summary
In order to recapture some of the users it lost to Yahoo after its deal with Mozilla, Google has released instructions on how to switch back to setting its search engine as the default.
Mozilla's developers want Oculus Rift and other virtual reality tools in the main Firefox browser. Firefox is now including virtual reality features in its test build, Firefox Nightly. Developers can begin testing their APIs viewed through Oculus Rift—with the ultimate goal of having virtual reality in your Firefox browser. Read Full Story
Oculus Rift developers can now just use Firefox Nightly instead of downloading a completely separate build, as its newest version comes with web VR capabilities. Mozilla's been developing virtual reality features for the web for quite some time now,...
As more personal data gets stuffed into referers, Firefox beta introduces antidote.
Firefox users who experience issues when using the browser that they cannot resolve can use the browser's refresh feature (formerly known as Firefox Reset) instead as an automatic option to fix those issues. Firefox users had two options...Show More Summary
If you want to find out more about the security of a connection to a particular website or a request that a site made while it was loading, then it is quite difficult to do so right now in most browsers. While you can look up protocol...Show More Summary
Mozilla wants your virtual headset to access the web, and so the company announced that it will start adding VR capabilities directly into its “Firefox Nightly” developer release channel. As Mozilla engineering director Vlad Vukicevic said in a blog post: Previously, users and content creators had to download a separate build of Firefox. This one-off […]
comScore today released its U.S. desktop search share report for December 2014. Unlikely most previous reports, there is a big difference worth noting: Yahoo has stolen 1.6 percentage points from Google. As you can see in the chart below, Google lost 1.6 points to 65.4 percent while Yahoo jumped that amount to 11.8 percent. All […]
Firefox 35 is out with improvements large and small. If you've never tried out Mozilla's alternative web browser, or you're tempted to come back to it after a break, here are 10 software tips that will make your experience with Firefox all the more productive and rewarding. You can download the latest version of the application from the official site. Read more...
Mozilla Firefox is without doubt the browser that you can customize the most. Even its default options to display, hide or move user interface elements outshine the functionality that other popular browsers such as Chrome or Internet Explorer provide. Show More Summary
Firefox 35 has been pushed to the Stable channel recently by Mozilla and while the majority of users did not notice any incompatibilities or issues, some users noticed that one or multiple of installed browser add-ons stopped working suddenly. Show More Summary
Mozilla’s Firefox, one of our favourite web browsers, brings some nifty new features in its latest update. Firefox 35 introduces a cross-platform video chat service called Firefox Hello, lets users beta-test the new Firefox Marketplace, and also bakes in social sharing on the web. Show More Summary
As it stands, Google Hangouts and Skype have something of a stranglehold on the video conferencing market. For the most part, those tools work well enough, but the barriers to entry are surprisingly high. Mozilla is setting out to change that by building video conferencing directly into Firefox, and eliminating the need for accounts or dedicated clients.
Lots of interesting things for today. In the top stories, Mozilla decided it was announcement day. First, they make it simpler to have video chats, then they added enhancements to “share more” on the web. Really interesting additions to Firefox. Not to be outdone, Google makes Google Translate awesome with WordLens. As always, enjoy today’s […]
Mozilla has released Firefox 35, which brings with it the enhancements to the Firefox Hello video-calling feature that I wrote about when they were in beta. Firefox 35 also introduces a…