• New Mozilla Add-ons preview

    In preparation for Firefox 3, Mozilla Add-ons recently underwent a number of important updates to support the new Add-ons Manager which tightly integrates with it to provide recommendations, search and install from a new Get Add-ons page. With the necessary interfaces now in place, the Mozilla Add-ons team is working in visual updates to the

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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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  • Thunderbird earns its tabs

    David Bienvenu has announced that the ability to open messages in tabs has been added to Thunderbird in-development code. It’s pretty simple and useful, right-click in a message and select Open Message in New Tab. As you can see in the screenshot, the folders and messages lists are kept in a separate tab. It’s still

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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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  • 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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