Latest Firefox news.

Mozilla introduces the Firefox Developer Edition browser

A few days ago, Mozilla embarked upon a new mission in creating a browser catering specially to developers’ needs. Fast forward a week, we learn the browser maker has revealed some additional details about the Firefox Developer Edition browser. On […]

Mozilla kills Modern UI Firefox; explains reasons!

Last week Mozilla decided to suspend development of Firefox for Windows 8 owing to the low adoption rate. The numbers, it believed were not just sufficient to find the amount of bugs that could be encountered by the larger Firefox […]

Firefox celebrates its 9th Birthday

Belated Happy Birthday Firefox! Mozilla Firefox celebrated its 9th birthday a few days back on November 9, 2013. The browser so far had been downloaded over a billion times and is presently the second most popular browser worldwide. Late back […]

Preview of Firefox Aurora Optimized for Windows 8 Tablets released

After a prolong postponement, Firefox Aurora optimized for Windows 8 tablets is finally available for preview. Mozilla yesterday announced the Aurora update for Firefox. This update was designed particularly for the modern interface and Metro UI of Windows 8. Firefox […]

New Yahoo! Toolbar for IE, Firefox, Chrome launched

Yahoo! some months ago shut down Yahoo Axis, Alta Vista and a handful of other offerings from Yahoo! but that hasn’t dampened the spirits of the team as it has now decided to come up with a brand-new browser toolbar. […]

Firefox gets a new logo, presents crisper and cleaner design

Over the recent years, Firefox has become a stable browser on desktop, and successfully stepped on to the emerging open-source mobile operating system, Android. As end users, we discovered several changes in terms of technology getting used since quite a long […]

Mozilla Firefox 22 released

The much awaited Mozilla Firefox 22 has been released officially, and this time it is a huge improvement over its predecessor. It is way too fast, and there are no time gaps between sending and receiving small packets thus making […]

Rogue ‘Free Firefox Download’ ads entice people to install PUAs on their PCs

There is a warning for the potential users of Mozilla Firefox. The “Free Firefox Download” ad could leave your computer with privacy-invading Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUAs). As per a warning released by Webroot, there are many rogue “Free Firefox Download” advertisement […]

Firefox Now Supports CSP 1.0 to Block XSS Attacks

After a long wait and debate Mozilla Firefox 23 finally supports Content Security Policy 1.0 (CSP 1.0), a set of content restriction for a web page. Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10 are already supporting CSP 1.0. Google Chrome added […]

Mozilla Firefox 21 Released With New Features

Firefox 21 is no longer in Beta and is now available for download with improved performance and various new features. However, the official release is still a few hours away, but Mozilla has already uploaded it to its servers, for […]

Internet Explorer 10 beats Chrome, Firefox, Opera at blocking malware

Yet another study has shown that Internet Explorer 10 beats its competitors when it comes to blocking malware. NSS Labs compared the built-in protection capabilities of Internet Explorer 10 with the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera browsers and concluded that […]

Chrome & Firefox browser extension that hijacks Facebook profiles found

Microsoft has been receiving reports from Brazil about a browser extension with malicious intent, that attempts to hijack the Facebook profile of the victim. The malware, Trojan:JS/Febipos.A, is being specifically targeted at Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Once installed, […]

msnNOW sidebar for Firefox released

msnNOW, a new social reader service, launched by Microsoft a few months back, is now available as a browser sidebar for Firefox. The msnNOW sidebar for Firefox lets you see what’s trending while you surf using Firefox. It offers quick insights […]

Firefox 20 released – What is new?

Mozilla has finally rolled out the 20th edition of their popular browser Firefox. Following the rapid release cycle, the 20th edition goes live after testing of six beta’s. Previously 19.0.2 was the stable release. The latest version available is Firefox 20 […]

Firefox 19 released; introduces built-in PDF viewer

The new version of Firefox has been released and is now available for download. Firefox 19 introduces a built-in built PDF viewer making reading PDFs easier and allowing users to read PDFs directly within the browser. Firefox users will now, no longer need to install […]

Firefox, and now Apple decides to block Java

After discovering a potential security vulnerability in the current version of Java (Java 7 update 10) Mozilla added it to the add-on block list. Now, Apple seems to be following suit. The company on Thursday quietly disabled Java 7 on […]

Firefox 18 now available for download

When Internet Explorer 9 was released, it was Firefox 4. Today, it’s Internet Explorer 10 but Firefox 18! Yes, Firefox 18 is now available for download. The latest update for the web browser from Mozilla may not bring in many […]

IE 10 trailing behind Chrome 23 and Firefox 17

The New Year doesn’t seem to bring good news at all for Microsoft. First, this morning Net application report suggested Windows Phones are still way behind Android and Apple’s iOS and now the website’s  preliminary data from December shows the […]

Firefox will warn users if Search Engine is hijacked

Any unknown activities caused by risky add-ons or extensions serve malicious purpose. They sometimes aim to change or alter your browsing behavior by modifying the home page and/or change your search engine. Taking note of this, Firefox has decided to introduce a new […]

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Firefox Metro Preview for Windows 8 announced

One of the most loved web browsers, Mozilla Firefox has now announced the first preview release of it Firefox browser for Windows 8. Mozilla on its blog announced the first preview release of the browser. Here is a short summary of the features […]

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Mozilla ends support for Firefox v3.6 – Time to move on!

Like it or not, it is time for you to get use to user interface changes as  Mozilla Firefox team after 2 years of regular updates have decided to end their support for Mozilla Firefox 3.6 on 24th April. The […]

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Mozilla Renames Browser ID as Persona, and Persona as Themes, After Much Confusion

Sometime ago, Mozilla officially announced that Personas would become the new name for Mozilla’s Web-scale identity system (formerly called BrowserID). This however led to much confusion as the same name i.e. Personas was assigned to other feature that allowed Firefox, Thunderbird […]

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Mozilla to release Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8

Mozilla, the developers of the popular browser, Firefox, revealed today that it will be offering a Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8. The new Firefox for Metro, like all other Windows 8 Metro apps will focus on touch interaction […]

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Mozilla ditches Bing, renews search deal with Google

As we were about to report on how costly it might affect Mozilla on not renewing the Google contract where Google stays as the default search engine on the Mozilla Firefox web browser, up came an update about the deal having […]