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Chrome To Lose Ad Blocking Capabilities: Here Are 3 Browser Alternatives Worth Considering

Soon enough, Google isn't allowing regular Chrome users to keep on using ad blockers. That said, it might be time to look for an alternative browser.

Internet June 3, 2019

New Firefox Update Makes It 'Faster Than Ever'

Firefox is getting a new update that'll make it 'faster than ever.' Mozilla isn't just focusing on speed with its latest release, though, as it's also rolling out new privacy tools that combat cryptomining and fingerprinting.

Apps/Software May 22, 2019

Firefox Just Disabled All Add-Ons Because Of An Expired Certificate, But Here’s A Workaround

It’s not just you — Firefox add-ons aren’t working for everyone else too because of an expired certificate. Mozilla is currently developing a fix, thankfully.

Internet May 4, 2019

Firefox Will Soon Mute Autoplaying Videos Automatically

Autoplaying videos are one of the most egregious banes of internet culture. Fortunately, Firefox 66, which Mozilla is scheduled to launch this March, will mute them by default.

Internet February 5, 2019

Mozilla, Qualcomm Working On ARM Version Of Firefox For Windows Snapdragon PCs

Mozilla and Qualcomm are working on a version of Firefox that will run natively on ARM-based PCs powered by Qualcomm’s new 8cx platform. Mozilla failed to give a release date, though.

Apps/Software December 7, 2018

Firefox Monitor Will Let You Know If You Need To Change Passwords

Mozilla launched Firefox Monitor, a free service that was created in partnership with Have I Been Pwned. The tool will allow users to check if their email address and personal information may have been compromised by a data breach.

Apps/Software September 26, 2018

Firefox Unveils New Extension That Recommends Stories Based On Your Browsing Habits, Like An Internet Tour Guide

Mozilla wants users to develop a healthier relationship with the internet. So as part of its Firefox Test Pilot program, it’s releasing Advance, a new feature that recommends stories based on browsing habits, helping users avoid plunging into rabbit holes.

Internet August 8, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Rebranding In The Works With Lots Of New Logos: Which Ones Do You Like?

Mozilla Firefox is rebranding to include in its identity not just the web browser, but also the variety of internet products that it offers. Mozilla revealed two design systems of 12 icons each to show what it is talking about.

Apps/Software July 31, 2018

Google Allegedly Slowing Down YouTube On Purpose When Using Firefox

YouTube is definitely slower on other browsers. That’s because the redesigned YouTube relies on a special element only found on Chrome, but thankfully, there’s an easy fix.

Internet July 26, 2018

The Team Behind Firefox Is Developing A Web Browser You Can Control With Voice Commands

A web browser that can be controlled via voice commands? Mozilla is on it. The team is reportedly working on its own voice platform, and a voice-enabled browser could be one of the first few implementations.

Internet June 14, 2018

Rejoice, Multitaskers! Firefox Introduces Side-By-Side Feature

Mozilla released new experimental features for Firefox browser as part of its Test Pilot program. While one allows users to customize the color and theme of the browser, the other enables them to view two tabs in one window.

Internet June 6, 2018

Personal Facebook Data Leaked Since 2016 Thanks To Chrome And Firefox Bug

Researchers revealed a bug in Chrome and Firefox that could have easily allowed hackers to steal information on Facebook. Both browsers eliminated the bug in 2018.

June 2, 2018

Firefox 59 Now Lets You Block Those Irritating Site Notification Requests

Mozilla posted the details of the changes made for Firefox version 59. The update gives users control over site notification prompts along with other improvements.

Internet March 14, 2018

Google Removes 'View Image' Button, But Here's How To Bring It Back On Chrome And Firefox

Users found out that Google has disabled the 'view image' button. However, there is a way to bring the option back for some browsers.

Google February 18, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Looking Glass Browser Extension Moved To Add-On Store After Backlash

Firefox users weren't happy when the 'Mr. Robot' add-on suddenly showed up on their browsers. Named Looking Glass, the extension is a marketing stunt by Mozilla, and now the company is backtracking after user backlash.

Internet December 17, 2017

Mozilla Firefox Add-On To Promote 'Mr. Robot' Backfires: Users Think They Were Really Hacked

A mysterious add-on named Looking Glass 1.0.3 started appearing in Mozilla Firefox browsers earlier this week. Users thought they were hacked, but it was just a marketing stunt for the 'Mr. Robot' TV show.

Security December 17, 2017

Mozilla And Oath Headed To Court Over Firefox Default Search Engine Switch From Yahoo To Google

Mozilla decided to walk away from a contract with Yahoo and switch the Firefox default search engine to Google. The move triggered a lawsuit from Oath, which now includes Yahoo, with Mozilla firing back with a complaint of its own.

Business Tech December 6, 2017

Mozilla Officially Launches Firefox Quantum: Here Are The Most Important Changes

Watch out, Chrome: Mozilla has officially released Firefox Quantum, the next major update to its flagship browser. It’s faster, cleaner, simple to use, and might even give Chrome a run for its money.

Internet November 14, 2017

Mozilla Is Making A Comeback With Firefox Quantum, But Is It Any Better Than Chrome?

Mozilla is coming back with a bang. It has now released the beta version of Firefox Quantum, a major update that makes the web browser faster, prettier, and more competitive.

Apps/Software October 1, 2017

Firefox Brings Its Private Web Browser To Android Devices

Privacy advocates have a new option on Android devices. Mozilla has brought its Firefox Focus browser to Android devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2017

Firefox Says You Can Now Snooze Your Browser Tab Until Later

Firefox's SnoozeTabs can dismiss an article’s tab and set a time for when the user wants the tab to resurface. It is still an experimental feature and only available to the browser with Pilot Test add-on.

Internet February 23, 2017

Firefox: Mozilla Shuts Down Its Connected Devices Division, Shatters Push To Evolve Beyond The Browser

Mozilla has shut down its connected device division, affecting some 50 people working to bring Mozilla’s web technology beyond the browser. Mozilla said it’s working hard to give laid off employees new positions inside the company.

Internet February 3, 2017

Mozilla Rebrands Itself With A New Logo: No Dinosaurs Involved

Mozilla has announced a new logo as part of the company's rebranding, which aims to get the organization's purpose and products better understood by people. The design took insights from the public's feedback collected in the past several months.

Internet January 19, 2017

Opera Neon Brings Drastic Changes To The Windows And Mac Browsing Experience

Opera has released a concept browser called Neon, which is quite astonishing both in its presentation and its sheer ambition. It is already available for download so you can try out the new design.

Internet January 13, 2017

Mozilla Says Firefox Will Support Windows XP, Vista Until September 2017 At Least: Maybe You Should Upgrade Your OS By Then?

Mozilla's Firefox browser will release security updates for Windows XP and Windows Vista until September 2017. Users with computers still on these operating systems, however, are recommended to upgrade their machines.

Apps/Software December 25, 2016

Pirate Bay Blocked By Google Chrome And Firefox: Kickass Torrents Mirror, Extratorrent, Torrentz And Other Clones Accessible

The Pirate Bay has been blocked by popular browsers Google Chrome and Firefox, ostensibly for malicious third-party advertising on the site. Users may bypass the warning and still access the site or use others, including popular clones and mirrors of the Pirate Bay.

Internet October 8, 2016

Best Browser For Battery Life? Still Edge, Says Microsoft, Claiming Superiority Over Firefox, Chrome And Opera [Video]

Microsoft scored a new win in the browser wars, at least according to its own tests. The company claims that its Edge browser with Windows 10 Anniversary Update beats Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera by far.

Internet September 15, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 48 Brings Multi-Process Support: First Version To Rock Electrolysis

Mozilla finally announced Electrolysis, a multi-process feature for Firefox 48. Mozilla developers have been working on the feature for the web browser for about seven years.

Apps/Software August 3, 2016

Mozilla Firefox vs. Google Chrome vs. Microsoft Edge: Which Browser Is Best For Windows 10 Battery Life?

Microsoft found that its Edge browser was the most energy- and power-efficient in a series of tests on a Surface Book compared with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.

Computers June 20, 2016

Mozilla Tests Firefox Containers For Separate Online Identities

Mozilla added an awesome new feature in its latest Firefox Nightly build. Called Firefox Containers, this feature finally allows users to segregate site data for 'Contextual Identities,' keeping multiple online personas separate.

Apps/Software June 18, 2016

Mozilla Wants Users To Test, Give Feedback On Revamped Firefox Features In Test Pilot

Mozlilla wants you to be a test pilot for its Firefox browser.

Internet May 11, 2016

The Pirate Bay Blocked On Chrome, Firefox And Safari: Google Says It's A 'Deceptive Site'

Torrent website The Pirate Bay is being blocked on Google's Chrome, Mozilla's Firefox and Apple's Safari browsers. Google claims that the website is a "deceptive site," so users should access it at their own risk.

Internet May 7, 2016

Firefox For Android Beta Version 47 Now Available: Here's A List Of Changes

Shipping with next-day service, Mozilla delivers the latest Firefox beta version for Android. The latest release version of the mobile browser was launched just a day earlier.

Apps/Software April 29, 2016

Download This Plugin To Change Facebook Reactions Emojis To Pokémon Characters And Donald Trump

Facebook users can use this browser extension to replace their animated emoji Reactions with Donald Trump's face or Pokémon characters.

Internet March 4, 2016

Mozilla Announces The End Of Firefox OS Smartphone Support

Mozilla revealed that the development of its Firefox OS on smartphone will end after its version 2.6 release, and will instead focus on the IoT space.

Apps/Software February 4, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 44 Now Comes With Intrusive Push Notifications That Appear Even When The Site Is Closed

Mozilla has launched the Firefox 44 update, and it came with push notifications for the desktop browser that pop up even when a site is closed.

Apps/Software January 27, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 43 For Windows Finally Goes 64-Bit, Crushes Various Vulnerabilities In The Process

Mozilla officially launched its new Firefox 43 browser, and the biggest highlight is 64-bit support for the Windows version. This will allow for larger apps, faster execution, and enhanced security.

Apps/Software December 16, 2015

Watch The Demise Of Internet Explorer And Firefox At The Hands Of Chrome

While Internet Explorer was once the undisputed king of the Internet, Chrome has since eaten the market alive. This is demonstrated in a new visualization made by YouTube user Viktor Bohush.

Internet December 11, 2015

Mozilla Launches Its Own Content Blocker On iOS

Focus by Firefox, kind of amusingly, doesn't work on the iOS version of Firefox.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 8, 2015

Mozilla Says It Doesn’t Need Google For Revenue Anymore

Mozilla is no longer relying to get revenue from Google. In 2014, the company has opened its doors to other search engine firms from different regions.

Internet November 27, 2015

Windows 10 Mobile's Edge Browser Tested Against Firefox And Chrome: How Did It Do?

The new Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 Mobile has been tested against rivals Chrome and Firefox. Experts suggest that Edge and Windows 10 Mobile may deliver a faster Internet surfing experience than Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer.

Apps/Software November 24, 2015

Yahoo Launches New Search Results Redesign Exclusively For Firefox

Yahoo search got an exclusive redesign for Firefox that puts images and photos front and center for a improved visual web experience.

Internet November 12, 2015

Firefox Is Now Available On All iOS Devices

The web browser touts features like smart and flexible searching and intuitive tab management for iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Apps/Software November 12, 2015

Ex-Opera CEO Talks Vivaldi, Your Google Chrome And Mozilla Firefox Alternative [Interview]

Vivaldi has attracted over two million downloads as the Web browser moves a step closer to a final release. 'Vivaldi is all about features - it has a lot of them,' says company CEO and former head of Opera Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.

Internet November 4, 2015

Mozilla Firefox 42 Rolls Out With Tracking Protection, Lets You Block Trackers In Private Browsing

A new Firefox update makes it one of the safest and anonymous-friendly software of its type. Tracking Protection is only one of the measures that Mozilla enforced, allowing Firefox 42 to offer its users the best Internet browsing experience.

Internet November 4, 2015

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