• 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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  • 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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  • Mozilla already working on a Firefox 3 security fix

    The same day Firefox 3 was shipping, Tipping Point, a research organization for vulnerability analysis and discovery,  released an upcoming advisory (ZDI-CAN-349) about a new security vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, affecting Firefox 2 and 3 in their Zero Day Initiative site. Following their own policies, Tipping Point has not

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  • Opera’s Speed Dial for Firefox

    The latest Opera 9.2, brought a new feature called Speed Dial which is basically a grid of your 9 favorite or more visited sites’ thumbnails presented instead of the blank page you get when you add a new tab. Speed Dial is a Firefox extension developed by Josep del Rio that brings the same functionality

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  • 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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