• 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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  • Official The Simpsons Movie Firefox theme

    As The Simpsons Movie premiere approaches, 20th Century Fox has just released a Firefox theme to bring Springfield’s yellow and donut infested glory to your beloved browser. The theme is pretty extensive and complete as you can see in the Options window screenshot. And fortunately the very few text pieces in German don’t reduce the

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  • Firefox 4 tips for Windows 7 users

    Firefox 4 integrates better with some Windows 7 features, including taskbar tab previews, download progress bar in the taskbar icon, and jumplists. Here are some way to enable, disable or customize the different options. 1. Enable taskbar previews. In the Firefox menu, select the Options item to open the Options dialog. Change to the Tabs

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  • PreFox, Firefox for the Palm Pre, alpha now available for testing

    Mozilla’s Dave Townsend has made available the very first testing builds of Firefox for the Palm Pre, code named PreFox. A one man effort at this point, PreFox is not an official Mozilla project but since it is based on Fennec (Firefox for mobile devices code name), it brings and immediately better experience with better

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  • Firefox 3.6.3 patches Pwn2Own security flaw

    Mozilla has released a quick Firefox update to patch the security vulnerability discovered and exploited last week during the Pwn2Own competition that challenges hackers to break the latest versions of the most popular web browsers. Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox got hacked during the contest and the vulnerabilities disclosed to each browser maker. The flaw

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  • Firefox.next Alpha 4 is both: performance and looks

    Mozilla has released another alpha of the next Firefox (either 3.7 as the nightlies name suggest, or 4.0 like most people expect), conservatively labeled Mozilla Developer Preview. On Windows at least, besides the new toolbar icons introduced in Alpha 3, there is now an option to place the tab bar above the navigation bar (right-click

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