firefox

Fri
25
Mar
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How to Make a Firefox 3 Theme for Firefox 4

Firefox 4 was released to the public just a few days ago, and like many, I was quick to jump on this most marvelous upgrade. Firefox 4 is definitely faster than 3, and it surely uses less memory. However, the layout has been driving me absolutely ... nuts for the last few days. Wanted: Firefox 3 Theme for Firefox 4 Call me old fashioned, but I really, really, *really* liked the button layout of Firefox 3 much better than 4. The home page and refresh buttons, for example, have been moved and things are much more condensed. I also didn't care for the new color scheme. By the end of the day, I was ... (view more)

Wed
23
Mar
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Firefox 4 Released: 6x Faster, Lots of Changes

Great news for Windows XP users and especially Mozilla Firefox fans -- Firefox 4 (final version) has just been released to the public and is available for download. According to initial reports, the fourth version of Mozilla's Firefox was downloaded ... 1 million times in just its first three hours, putting it on pace to easily eclipse the popularity of Microsoft's IE9. For the record, users downloaded Internet Explorer 9 2.4 million times in its first 24 hours of availability. Surprisingly, this isn't the best Firefox launch to date. Instead, as Mozilla executive Mike Beltzner says that Firefox ... (view more)

Fri
11
Mar
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'Mozilla Firefox 4.0 RC1 Beta', and 'AdapterWatch v1.05'

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 RC1 Beta Mozilla's Firefox 4 web browser contains huge performance enhancements, including a brand new JagerMonkey JavaScript engine. From faster start up times and graphics rendering to improved page load speed, Mozilla says ... you'll notice the difference instantly. http://www.mozilla.com AdapterWatch v1.05 AdapterWatch displays useful information about your network adapters: IP addresses, Hardware address, WINS servers, DNS servers, MTU value, the number of bytes received or sent, the current transfer speed, and more. In addition, it displays general TCP/ IP/ UDP/ ICMP ... (view more)

Mon
15
Nov
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New Firefox Plug-in Detects Browser Hijack Attacks

Cloud-based security company "Zscaler" has launched a new Firefox web browser plug-in called "BlackSheep" designed to protect users against a recent browser hijacking tool that allows just about anyone to potentially hijack your web browser session. ... Firesheep: A 'Peculiar' Extension In order to explain the details of how "Blacksheep" came to be, we need to take a few steps back. In October of this year, a Firefox plug-in dubbed "Firesheep" was created. It was an extension put together by developer Eric Butler and demonstrated at the Toorcon security conference. ... (view more)

Thu
28
Oct
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'Mozilla Firefox 3 3.6.12 Final', and 'EverNote 4.0.0.2880'

Mozilla Firefox 3 3.6.12 Final Firefox 3.6.12 fixes a critical security issue that could potentially allow remote code execution. But it's not just about being safe; instead, it's about having fun, too. Check out all the new "persona" add-ons that ... allow the Firefox faithful to get creative with their favorite web browser. http://www.mozilla.com EverNote 4.0.0.2880 Evernote is a program that helps you to capture text and images, and then makes it easy to find that information fast and accessibly virtually anywhere. http://www.evernote.com This freeware software program is brought to ... (view more)

Mon
26
Jul
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'ResEdit 1.5.4', and 'Firefox Portable 3.6.8'

ResEdit 1.5.4 ResEdit is a free Resource Editor for Win32 programs. You can use it if you want to use dialogs, icon, version information or other types of resources. Output files can be compiled by any Win32 compiler, including MinGW or Microsoft ... Visual C++. http://www.resedit.net Firefox Portable 3.6.8 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. http://portableapps.com This freeware software program is brought to you by ... (view more)

Tue
06
Jul
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Microsoft Celebrates: Internet Explorer 8 Gains

Internet Explorer (IE) has given Microsoft reason to celebrate after almost two years of market share decline. (Source: techflash.com ) Internet Explorer 8 is leading all other competitors, with figures that are predicted to be more than three times ... that of rival Google Chrome. Internet Explorer, in the various versions that are still in use, now account for three of the four top market share positions. IE8 Currently 25% Market Share Internet Explorer 8 leads the way, with a 25.84 per cent market share. Internet Explorer 6 is the second-most used web browser at 17.17 per cent. Mozilla Firefox ... (view more)

Mon
05
Apr
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IE Browser Ballot Stats Inconclusive, Report Says

Microsoft's share of the web browser market has dropped since the release of the " browser choice " screen in Europe. But the decline is not significant enough to draw firm conclusions that the ballot is making a serious difference. The browser ... ballot is the result of a settlement between Microsoft and the European Union (EU) over antitrust concerns related to Internet Explorer's packaging in the Windows operating system. The screen has been appearing gradually since March 1, 2010 to all users in EU countries who have Internet Explorer (IE) set as their default browser. It prompts ... (view more)

Tue
03
Nov
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10% Of Internet Explorer Users Jump Ship: Report

Microsoft's share of the Internet browser market has fallen by almost a tenth in the space of one year. The lost share has been split between Firefox, Safari and Google's new Chrome browser. (Source: informationweek.com ) Monitoring firm Net ... Applications has just released its browser statistics for October. While some reports are concentrating on the changes since September, which saw Internet Explorer drop by just one percentage point, the trends are much more striking when comparing October 2009 to October 2008. Firefox Does Most Damage During that one year period the percentage of Internet ... (view more)

Mon
19
Oct
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Firefox .NET Susceptable to Malware Attacks

An add-on Microsoft slipped into Mozilla Firefox last February now leaves the browser subject to an attack. The threat is being categorized as a " browse-and-get-owned " situation in which hackers lure users to a compromised website. While Microsoft ... and Mozilla have been browser rivals for years now, their respective agendas have never been to cause any direct harm to one another. The two companies have an unspoken understanding that marketing campaigns and external advertisements used to lure potential users is the most ethical way to win the battle. Now, Microsoft is being made to look ... (view more)

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