• Firefox vulnerability affects some extensions

    A vulnerability in how Firefox handles chrome: addresses, which are used to load specific Firefox and extensions’ interface elements like windows, buttons and dialogs, could allow a malicious site to access local files in known locations. The vulnerability affects extensions that are installed as a set of uncompressed files, as opposed to the more common

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  • First look to Firefox 3.5 RC2

    Mozilla has released Firefox 3.5 RC2, the second release candidate of the next major Firefox upgrade. If you’ve been following Firefox 3.5 development you may realize there was no RC1 as expected. In fact, this is a new approach Mozilla is taking for this stage. As explained by Mike Beltzner, Firefox product director, basically, the

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  • Firefox 4 tabs on top explained

    As you may know, Firefox 4 will have the tab bar placed on top of the navigation bar by default, significantly changing the way it looks and, to some degree, behaves for long time Firefox users. As Alex Faaborg emphasizes in this video, this is all about the default layout. Reversing to tabs below the

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  • Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 review

    Before starting the review, keep in mind that Firefox 3.6 will be the smallest upgrade Mozilla has released to date. Before this, version jumps have been in the 0.5 (Firefox 1.0 to 1.5, 3.0 to 3.5) or 1.0 (2.0 to 3.0) order, and while version numbers are not mathematically representative, the slight 0.1 version increase

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  • Five cool ways to switch tabs, by FoxTab

    While Mozilla is preparing to launch some radical changes to tab switching with tab thumbnails displayed when you press Ctrl + Tab, Roi M. has already taken it a few steps further with five eye-pleasing views packaged in his FoxTab extension. It provides five preview styles: circle, row, grid, wall, and stack, which resembles Vista’s

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  • Firefox 3 RC 2 review

    More than a year and a half in the making, at Release Candidate 2 stage, Firefox 3 is almost here and ready for the about 150 million current Firefox users and the millions to come, to lay their hands on its code and benefit of the dozens of new features and improvements aimed for a

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