Quantcast

Firefox Articles

Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome
· 1

Update: We received the following statement from Johnathan Nightingale, Senior Director of Firefox Engineering, regarding the rapid release process and what role Nightly (and experimental versions) play into the release cycle: Firefox Nightly builds are early, untested versions of Firefox …

Mozilla SOPA Blackout: No Browsing For You Mozilla SOPA Blackout: No Browsing For You

Mozilla, developer of Firefox, threw in with the SOPA blackout today with a redesign of their webpage that displayed the following declaration: For any of you caught unawares and can’t follow through with your plan to ditch Internet Explorer today …

The Browser Trends Continue The Browser Trends Continue

Which browser is the most popular in terms of users? Well, that title remains in the Internet Explorer camp, but, continuing a trend that began when Firefox introduced tabbed browsing to the world, IE is continuing to fall, while Google …

Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor
· 3

Last week, Google and Mozilla renewed their deal, which makes Google the default search option in the Firefox browser. The deal is worth about a billion dollars, according to reports. Since the deal was announced, there has been a lot …

Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness

In terms of browsers, 2011 may be best known as the year Chrome overtook Firefox as the browser of choice, er, the second-place browser of choice, Mozilla is not going to allow us to forget their accomplishments. Seeing how the …

Firefox For Android Tablets Launched Firefox For Android Tablets Launched

Firefox is all about some Google this week. Mozilla announced that it has renewed its deal with Google so that Google will be the default search provider for Firefox for the next 3 years. Now, they have announced a new …

Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless? Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless?
· 9

As the world of SOPA continues to turn, the emergence of a simple Firefox browser add-on may render the potential punitive actions of these protection acts null and void; or, at least ineffective, if not outright useless. Firefox, which already …

Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft announced today that it will soon be rolling out automatic updates for Internet Explorer. The roll out will begin in January for Australian and Brazilian users, and will gradually spread from there. By instituting automatic updates, Microsoft takes user …

Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7 Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7
· 2

Earlier today, we wrote an article about Google Chrome overtaking Firefox on a worldwide basis in terms of use. During the article, StatCounter’s graph showed a steady decline of Internet Explorer users, and while that may be the case, the …

Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox
· 2

Something occurred to me when reading about this subject: what does the winner of the browser wars get? Dominance over the Internet with king-of-the-hill bragging rights? Money? Women? Power? Well, actually, that third one is pretty accurate because there is …

Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA
· 5

As tech companies continue to distance themselves from the Senate’s attempts to govern the Internet with the SOPA debacle, Mozilla offers us a reminder that the Stop Online Piracy Act is not the only piece of legislation that’s currently threatening …

Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search

Move over Google, Firefox is now leveraging all of that Twitter content you’ve been so eager to recapture. Sure, you can get real time Twitter search results on Bing, but then again, Bing’s user base isn’t anywhere near Google’s. Considering …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …

Firefox with Bing Introduced Firefox with Bing Introduced
· 1

Microsoft and Mozilla have teamed up to include a new version of Firefox with Bing built in as the default search. “Now Firefox users who are Bing enthusiasts can use Firefox with Bing to use the Web the way they …

Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011 Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011
· 13

Google’s Chrome browser is growing in popularity, and naturally that means that it’s drawing users away from the other big boys, Internet Explorer and Firefox. Currently, Internet Explorer is still the most popular browser by a pretty wide margin, and …

Firefox 7 Download Now Available from Mozilla Firefox 7 Download Now Available from Mozilla
· 1

Mozilla has launched Firefox 7 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It comes with speed improvements and tools for developers to create faster sites and apps. “Firefox manages memory more efficiently to deliver a nimble Web browsing experience,” Mozilla says. “Users …

Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head

While it’s certainly not ready for prime time, the developers at Mozilla have offered something of a beta test/sneak peak at their upcoming Firefox build for various tablets. Found in the Firefox Nightly build testing section of Mozilla, the program …

Firefox 6 Next Tuesday? Firefox 6 Next Tuesday?
· 14

If there aren’t a new batch of bugs discovered between this weekend and Tuesday, the 16th of August, Firefox fans and users alike can expect a new version of the browser to be available. As pointed out by Maximum PC, …

Mozilla Promises Faster Firefox 7 Mozilla Promises Faster Firefox 7
· 2

While Firefox is still looked upon fondly, especially as an alternative to Internet Explorer, it has long been plagued by memory use issues. Things like memory leaks and resource hogging have gone hand-in-hand with Mozilla’s browser. Currently, the browser is …

In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest
· 5

Take that, Mozilla, Microsoft, Opera, and Apple. Google’s kicking your butt when it comes to making the fastest browser in terms of real-world use. OK, now that that’s out of the way, here’s the gist: Over at Compuware, the benchmark …

Web Apps to Get More Useful Web Apps to Get More Useful
· 1

Google announced via the Chromium blog that it is working on the Web Intents framework, which will essentially manifest itself as an API that will allow web apps to communicate with one another, similar to how Android apps can. The …