• MediaFire asks Mozilla to take down SkipScreen

    Popular file hosting service, MediaFire, has asked Mozilla to take down the SkipScreen Firefox extension. Like other file sharing systems, MediaFire download links take you to a web page where the download link is displayed along several ads which generate its revenue. For an ad free experience, users can upgrade to a Pro account for

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  • Merge Firefox Reload/Stop buttons, extensionless

    Extensions are great but I love customizing Firefox without them. One of my favorite extensions is Stop/Reload, a simple extension that merges both buttons into a single one that toggles between stop and reload intelligently. You can replicate this functionality with a simple edit of userChrome.css file. In Windows, you can find it at: C:\Documents

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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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  • 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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