All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Firefox’
Firefox and Google have enjoyed a quaint partnership as of late. The search engine giant has helped sponsor the development of the increasingly popular web browser, and in return Firefox has embedded Google as the default search engine and start page in the application.
The useful little application called Google Notebook allows people to take notes from web pages they visit and have those notes published online; these Notebooks can be set to private, but many are left public and make for a fascinating trip through the minds of Google users.
Earlier today, an advertisement for Firefox appeared on Google’s homepage. While that isn’t really too remarkable, the ad featured an “optimized for Google” tagline, which is interesting. To complicate matters, an ad for an “optimized for Google” version of IE7 has appeared among certain Google search results, as well.
Last week, Mozilla officially made the second release candidate (RC2) of its popular Firefox browser available for public consumption. As reviews pour in, an interesting debate is brewing amongst developers. Is Firefox 2.0 truly an upgrade from the current incarnation?
Mozilla’s next incarnation of Firefox, version 2.0, currently in beta, is tentatively due for release on September 26. With that release, expect some nice upgrades to the browser’s RSS and XML reader capabilities, among other functions, that will keep it on par with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7.
Search engine optimization hall-of-famer Aaron Wall has developed an intensive SEO extension for Mozilla’s Firefox browser. The tool pulls data from a number of sources to offer search engine marketers “a more holistic view of the competitive landscape.”
As Juan, a soccer fan, plugs away at his desk job, he isn’t as distraught as he might be for having to miss his home country’s appearance in the World Cup. Juan’s Firefox browser is decked out in his national colors and fills him in each time his team scores a GOOOOOOAAALLL!
The Department of Justice didn’t buy Google’s complaint that Microsoft’s 7th version of Internet Explorer violated antitrust measures by setting MSN Search as the default search engine, bundled with next year’s release of Windows Vista. Having worldwide dominance in search probably didn’t help Google’s case.
For the Type A Capricorn, making a list is what fooling around under the bleachers is to Type Z Sagittarius-ecstasy of the highest unadulterated order. On the Top 10 List of Great Things About Lists, is that old order out chaos idea, deplored by the impetuous Sag, but loved by the users of Listible.com-the listiest Web 2.0 site on the Net.
Ladies and gentlemen, update your computers! Microsoft announced that it would release a security update to help protect customers from exploitations of a vulnerability in the Windows Meta File (WMF) area of code in the Windows operating system on Tuesday, January 2, 2006, in response to malicious and criminal attacks on computer users that were discovered last week.
A new Firefox extension has been debuted that incorporates peer-to-peer capabilities into the browser via a sidebar. AllPeers “combines the strength of Firefox and the efficiency of BitTorrent” to add media sharing to the long list of available extensions.
Google’s Blogger.com has made available a new Firefox extension that allows surfers to automatically see what bloggers are saying about the page they are viewing. The extension works like an instant gossip machine keeping a running tally of who’s saying what about whom.