• Firefox new tab behavior to be updated

    Firefox development lead, Mike Beltzner, has announced a slight change to the way Firefox opens new tabs, that will be featured in future releases. Currently, when you open a link in a new tab it is added to the end of the tab bar, and the relationship with its parent tab exists only in the

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  • Set Gmail as your email client in Firefox

    Firefox 3 introduces support for web-based protocol handling so instead of a desktop application taking care of irc:, im:, ftp:, mailto: and other protocol link, these addresses are passed to a defined web service provided that it is capable of parsing and processing them. Firefox 3 ships with Yahoo! Mail and 30Boxes as bundled web

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  • Meet Firefox 3.1 new tab preview panel

    In preparation for Firefox 3.1 Beta 2, due around mid-November, the Firefox development team is furiously completing and landing important features to the code base. Today’s nightly features the long ago announced tab preview panel that replaces the All tabs list it used to feature in the far right side. As you can see it

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  • Tweak Firefox 3 location bar autocomplete menu

    A common complaint about Firefox 3’s location bar is that the autocomplete menu is too long because of the big font sizes, that the page title grabs too much attention compared to the address or that the address is too difficult to read. While the default colors and sizes is still under review, you can

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  • Mozilla already working on a Firefox 3 security fix

    The same day Firefox 3 was shipping, Tipping Point, a research organization for vulnerability analysis and discovery,  released an upcoming advisory (ZDI-CAN-349) about a new security vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, affecting Firefox 2 and 3 in their Zero Day Initiative site. Following their own policies, Tipping Point has not

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  • Opera’s Speed Dial for Firefox

    The latest Opera 9.2, brought a new feature called Speed Dial which is basically a grid of your 9 favorite or more visited sites’ thumbnails presented instead of the blank page you get when you add a new tab. Speed Dial is a Firefox extension developed by Josep del Rio that brings the same functionality

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