• Tweaks for Firefox 3 download manager

    The download manager was dramatically improved for Firefox 3: a progress indicator in the status bar, automatic antivirus scans, a streamlined interface with filtering capabilities, and most notably, download resuming across sessions. As usual, you can use all these enhancements without touching anything, or go the customization way and tweak a preference or two. You

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  • Opera adds Animated PNG support

    The latest Opera 9.5 development build has added support for animated PNG images, an extension to the popular PNG format that allows better animations with partial transparency and a much larger color palette. APNG originally was proposed a few years ago by Mozilla’s Vladimir Vukicevik and Stuart Parmenter, and implemented for Firefox 3 by Andrew

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  • Bing coming to Firefox search bar

    Mozilla has announced several important changes to the search plugins set shipped with Firefox. Most noticeable is the addition of Bing to the US English version, as part of a commercial agreement with Microsoft: Like with Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will share revenue coming from traffic sent by Firefox. According to Mozilla, behind the decision

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  • Firefox 3 Add-ons Manager is almighty too

    Firefox Add-ons Manager has finally got extended to feature complete integration with Mozilla Add-ons (AMO) site through a new page added to the Add-ons Manager. The Get Add-ons page features a search box, a browse all add-ons link that takes you to Mozilla Add-ons, and a list of recommended extensions and themes by default. Enter

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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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