• Firefox reaches 500 million downloads milestone

      Today Firefox reached an important milestone on its way to provide an alternative for millions of web users: 500 million downloads* served from Mozilla servers since the initial Firefox 1.0 release back on November 9, 2004. To celebrate this achievement, Mozilla invites to visit FreeRice.com, a web site that donates 20 grains of rice

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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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  • Firefox 3.6 on November, focus on Personas and responsiveness

    The initial plan for Firefox 3.6 (code named Namoroka) originally aimed for including pieces of Personas, Ubiquity (a command line in the location bar), Jetpack (light extensions), and Prism (ability to make web applications more desktop friendly), but when a few weeks ago, Firefox development team decided for a quick update (later this year) rather

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  • Firefox 3 Beta 5 is here, and reviewed

    Firefox 3 Beta 5, Gran Paradiso’s milestone #13 is here and the list of features and improvement it brings along is pretty long so let’s get started. Oh, for those following Firefox 3 development you may want to jump to the sections marked in green for what’s new in Beta 5. Performance Firefox 3 gets

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  • Firefox takes 28% market share in Europe

    XiTi Monitor has released its latest report (FR) on web browsers utilization in Europe and the rest of the world according to a survey during the first week of July. All European countries saw an increase in Firefox participation with Hungary showing the most dramatic increase from 27.2%, in the latest March 2007 survey, to

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  • Firefox: 300 million+ downloads

    Firefox has reached a new milestone: 300,000,000 downloads since its initial release back in November 9, 2004. That’s 825 days ago, which makes a cute rate of : 363,636.3636..downloads/day. As usual, it must be noted that it says nothing about the actual number of users (except they are a pretty big bunch) as a single

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