firefox

Fri
31
Aug
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Firefox 15: Memory Flaws Gone; Performance Improved

The latest edition of Mozilla's popular web browser, Firefox 15, is getting solid early reviews. In addition to fixing a notorious memory problem, the new version offers better support for games and music, and eases the update process. For many web ... users, Firefox is the world's best browser. It built that reputation by offering usability features not seen in other browsers. It has also suffered fewer security problems than rival browsers like Internet Explorer, from Microsoft. Over time, however, Firefox has lost a lot of market share to a newer entry in the market: Google's Chrome. One of ... (view more)

Wed
04
Apr
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Windows 8 Interface at Heart of New Firefox

Mozilla has unveiled the first version of a new browser specially tailored to work with Microsoft's upcoming operating system (OS), Windows 8. The new edition of Firefox utilizes the Metro interface, which is expected to become a central element of ... the new Windows 8 user experience. The Metro feature is primarily designed for effective use of touchscreen devices, such as smartphones, tablet computers, and any PCs that incorporate a touchscreen display. The Metro interface is most notable for displaying information in special "tiles" that can easily be moved around on the screen and ... (view more)

Thu
01
Mar
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'Codeit HTML Editor.Net 1.17', and 'Mozilla Firefox 11.0 Beta 4'

Codeit HTML Editor.Net 1.17 Codeit HTML Editor is a small and easy-to-use application that will help you edit and preview your HTML files. Users can also create HTML files and later use them as templates for their web-oriented projects. ... http://www.benjamin-simpson.com Mozilla Firefox 11.0 Beta 4 Here's an opportunity to install a trial, or "beta" version of Firefox, the popular web browsing software, and tell the software's developers what you think of it. After you download and install this beta version, you can experience the latest performance, customization and security ... (view more)

Mon
02
Jan
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Firefox 9 Released, Offers Major Speed Boost

Mozilla has released the latest version of Firefox, its popular web browser. The firm claims that this latest edition, Firefox 9, performs significantly faster with its new JavaScript engine. Available simultaneously for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ... Android, Firefox 9 showcases the JavaScript "Type Inference" enhancement that Mozilla has been developing for the past 12 months. With the new JavaScript code, a browser that visits web sites which make heavy use of JavaScript (such as Facebook, iGoogle, many game websites, etc), the pages should load significantly faster and with less ... (view more)

Wed
28
Dec
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Firefox Receives Three More Years of Google Funding

Google has renewed its deal to be the default search engine for the Firefox browser, providing Mozilla a major financial boost. But some suggest Microsoft bargained for that same slot, and ponder the implications for the search market. Google's ... contract for Firefox's default search engine position was worth $89 million in 2009 and $103 million in 2010, about 85 per cent of Mozilla's revenue. Experts believe Mozilla's other licensing deals, grants, and donations from users would produce nowhere near enough income to keep the browser well supported and updated. That may explain why it is asking ... (view more)

Wed
07
Dec
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Google Could Pull Plug On Firefox

Mozilla's Firefox is in the news this week and not for any positive reasons. The web browser slipped to third in the market behind Google's Chrome, and there's speculation a major financial backer of the browser may pull out. If so, that could be ... the end of the popular web browser. News on market share comes from Statcounter, which tracks visitors to about three million websites and collates this data to provide credible estimates of online usage. Google Chrome Usage Up 550% in 2 Years The company's figures for November show that Google's Chrome is used by 25.69 per cent of people worldwide ( ... (view more)

Mon
31
Oct
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'Firefox Portable 8.0 Beta 5', and 'CPU Speed Professional 3.0.4.4'

Firefox Portable 8.0 Beta 5 Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition is the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser bundled with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app, so you can take your bookmarks, extensions and saved passwords with you. For help ... getting Firefox Portable up and running, visit Firefox Portable Support. http://portableapps.com CPU Speed Professional 3.0.4.4 CPU Speed Professional will accurately benchmark your PC processor speed. It uses software records and reviews thousands of processor speeds which are added daily to the worldwide CPU ranking website. The CPU comparison ... (view more)

Tue
06
Sep
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'Network Notepad 4.8', and 'Mozilla Firefox 7.0 Beta 4'

Network Notepad 4.8 Network Notepad is a freeware program for creating interactive network diagrams. Network Notepad CDP Tool is an add-on auto-discovery program that works with Cisco network products, and products from other manufacturers which ... support CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol). Right click an object in your diagram and select "Discover Neighbors", and it will use SNMP to gather information from the device's CDP table, what is connected to the object and the interface names it connects with. Click the paste button in Network Notepad to add the discovered objects to your ... (view more)

Wed
03
Aug
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'Mozilla Firefox 6.0 Beta 4', and 'Air Playit 1.0'

Mozilla Firefox 6.0 Beta 4 The Firefox browser is created by Mozilla, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web. Experience cutting edge features with more stability and provide feedback to ... help refine and polish what will be in the final release of Firefox 6.0. http://www.mozilla.com Air Playit 1.0 Air Playit is a video streaming software designed to stream videos audios to Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Google Android OS mobile devices. Air Playit is capable of streaming 320 different video and audio formats to your mobile ... (view more)

Tue
28
Jun
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Firefox 6 and 7 Due by end of 2011

Mozilla last week launched the new Firefox version 5 web browser, but with it comes the news that Firefox 4 will be retired. The move to release Firefox 5 only a few months after version 4 (released in March this year) is a surprise to many users. ... The plan is to keep the open-source web browser current with new technologies; this follows with the 'rapid-release' business model, similarly used by Google Chrome and Apple. (Source: pcworld.com ) Firefox 5 is the first release as part of Mozilla's new rapid release plan. (Source: wikipedia.org ) Slow And Steady Versus Rapid Release While rapid ... (view more)

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