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Digital gift cards are excellent for online shopping

Online shopping has risen in popularity since the start of the Pandemic. Even people who used to shop locally most of the time have seen the benefits of making some purchases online: […]

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Mozilla is working on a single Extensions button for its Firefox web browser

Firefox users may soon have access to a single Extensions button in the browser's toolbar to manage all of the installed and enabled browser extensions. Firefox extensions that are installed in the […]

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Mozilla Firefox 103.0.1 fixes a crash

Mozilla released a new stable version of the Firefox web browser this week. The new version fixes a shutdown crash and enables hardware acceleration on newer AMD cards. Firefox 103.0.1 is already […]

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Opinion: Firefox for Android needs best-in-class ad-blocking and privacy protections to compete

When you look at browser usage statistics, you will notice that Mozilla Firefox is still doing fairly well on desktop machines. On Android, Firefox's usage share is not all that great. Statcounter, […]

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Firefox Translations: support for French, Polish and Ukrainian languages added

Mozilla released an update for Firefox Translations that is adding support for French, Polish and Ukrainian translations to the browser add-on for Firefox. Firefox Translations is Mozilla's answers to Google Translate, Microsoft […]

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Firefox 103: improved toolbar access, performance and more

Firefox 103 and Firefox 102.1 ESR will be released later today. The new Firefox 103 Stable release fixes security issues, improves performance and the browser's picture-in-picture mode, adds new toolbar keyboard access […]

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Thunderbird's next milestone release will support Firefox Sync

Thunderbird 114, the next major version of the open source email client, will support Firefox Sync. Thunderbird, which shares a codebase with Mozilla's Firefox web browser, will get support for synchronizing data […]

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Mozilla is testing Quick Actions in Firefox's Address Bar

Mozilla's Firefox web browser could soon support a feature that Mozilla calls Quick Actions. These commands may be launched from the browser's address bar directly, for example, to view the source code […]

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Light PDF Editing is coming to Firefox

Mozilla is working on improvements to Firefox's PDF Reader. Firefox will soon support light PDF editing tasks such as text or ink annotations. The built-in Firefox PDF Reader is a popular tool […]

Waterfox G4.1.3.2 update fixes Firefox Sync sign in issue

Waterfox G4.1.3.2 update fixes Firefox Sync sign in issue

Waterfox G4 was updated to G4.1.3.1 last month and brought various fixes. Around the same time, a very important feature in the browser stopped working, the ability to use Firefox Sync. If […]

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Apple's Business website is blocking Firefox. Here is how to gain access

When you open Apple's Business website in Mozilla Firefox, you are greeted by a "your browser is not supported" prompt. The message is displayed for all recent versions of Firefox, including Firefox […]

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Firefox 102.0.1 release information

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 102.0.1 later today. The first point release update for Firefox 102 fixes a number of bugs and stability issues. The release date is July 6, and if […]

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Firefox: remove known tracking parameters from URLs in all modes

Mozilla launched Firefox 102 this week, and with it came support for the new query parameter stripping functionality to boost user privacy. Many sites and services add parameters to the web address […]

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Firefox 102: new ESR base and improved security

Firefox 102 and Firefox 102 ESR will be released later today. The new version of Mozilla's Firefox web browser improves security, picture-in-picture mode, and is the new base for the Extended Support […]

Waterfox G5 will be based on Firefox ESR 102; users will be upgraded from G4 automatically

Waterfox G5 will be based on Firefox ESR 102; users will be upgraded from G4 automatically

Alex Kontos, the developer of Waterfox, has announced that the browser is being migrated to Firefox ESR 102. The current version of the popular application, Waterfox G4, is based on Firefox ESR […]

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Firefox 101.0.1 fixes issues in Mac, Windows and Linux versions

Mozilla Firefox 101.0.1 will be released later today (if you are reading this on June 9, 2022). The new point release of Firefox Stable fixes three main issues and several smaller issues, […]

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Firefox 102: Query Parameter Stripping improves privacy

Mozilla plans to introduce a new privacy feature in the upcoming Firefox 102 web browser. Called Query Parameter Stripping, it is designed to remove tracking parameters from web addresses to improve user […]

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Orion browser for macOS is now available in public beta, it supports Firefox and Chrome extensions

Orion is a new web browser for macOS that has entered public beta testing. The app from Kagi, uses Apple's Webkit engine and includes a lot of customization options. Since it is […]

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Bitwarden's username generator now supports SimpleLogin, AnonAddy, and Firefox Relay email alias services

Bitwarden has updated its browser extensions and Web Vault to improve its username generator. The cloud-based password manager introduced the feature in April 2022. What's new in Bitwarden 2022.05.0 Update Bitwarden now […]

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Firefox 101 Stable: security fixes and classic download behavior restored

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 101 to the Stable channel on May 31, 2022. The new version of the open source web browser is a smaller release that includes some improvements and […]

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Firefox Translations: Firefox's offline translate feature is making progress

Firefox Translations, Firefox's privacy friendly built-in translate feature, has reached a new milestone with the release of a new add-on version. Translate functionality that is built-into the web browser was introduced by […]

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Mozilla is rolling out Total Cookie Protection to more Firefox users

Firefox users may receive a prompt on startup of the web browser that gives them an option to enable the browser's Total Cookie Protection feature. Total Cookie Protection separates cookies in the […]

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Pwn2Own 2022: Windows 11, Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Tesla and more hacked

The hacking event Pwn2Own took place from May 18 to May 20 of 2022. This year, security researchers managed to hack Windows 11 and Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Teams, a Tesla and […]

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Mozilla patches two critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird

Mozilla published updates for its Firefox and Firefox ESR web browsers on May 20, 2022. The Thunderbird development team released a patch for the email client as well. The security updates patch […]

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Mozilla expects to launch extensions Manifest V3 support in Firefox in late 2022

Mozilla plans to introduce support for the extensions Manifest V3 in the organization's Firefox web browser in late 2022. Preview versions are already available in development editions of the web browser. While […]

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Firefox 100.0.1 released with improved Windows process isolation

Mozilla Firefox 100.0.1 is a small bug fix release that addresses issues in the browser's Picture-in-Picture mode and improves process isolation on Windows devices. Mozilla planned to release the new version on […]

Firefox 101 Beta brings back the download prompt allowing users to choose whether to open or save files

Firefox 101 Beta brings back the download prompt allowing users to choose whether to open or save files

Mozilla changed the download behavior of Firefox when it released version 97 of the browser, by skipping the prompt that allowed users to choose whether to Open a file, save it, or […]

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Mozilla releases Firefox 100: here is what is new

The first three-digit version of Mozilla's Firefox web browser has been released on May 3, 2022. Firefox 100 introduces a whole range of new features and improvements, including captions and subtitle support […]

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Microsoft Edge beats Safari and Firefox to become second after Chrome on desktop systems

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser surpassed the 10% usage share market on desktop systems in April 2022 according to Statcounter; this means that it is second only to Google Chrome, which […]

Firefox for Android now has a toggle for HTTPS-Only mode

Firefox for Android now has a toggle for HTTPS-Only mode

Mozilla has released Firefox 100.1.1 out of beta. It adds a new setting that allows users to enable HTTPS-Only mode. The option was first introduced in Firefox Nightly a few weeks ago, […]

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Firefox 99.0.1 maintenance update released

Mozilla released Firefox 99.0.1 to the public release channel on April 12, 2022. The maintenance update addresses four issues in the browser, including one issue affecting the Zoom service and another that […]

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How to disable Firefox's Captive Portal test connection on startup

Mozilla's Firefox web browser tests on startup whether the network connection that is used requires a login; this is common when a device is connected to a public hotspot, e.g., when using […]

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Mozilla releases Extended Color Management add-on for Firefox

Mozilla released the Extended Color Management in collaboration with the visual effects studio Industrial Light & Magic for the Firefox web browser. Designed to provide a simple on-off toggle for using the […]

Microsoft's roadmap confirms that Teams will soon be supported in Firefox

Microsoft's roadmap confirms that Teams will soon be supported in Firefox

Microsoft has updated its roadmap for Teams to confirm that Teams support for Firefox is in the works, it's about time. Many people view Teams as the successor to Skype, not just […]

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Mozilla Firefox 99.0: here is what is new

Mozilla released Firefox 99.0 Stable, Firefox 91.8.0 ESR and Firefox 99.0 for Android on April 5, 2022 to the public. The new release includes security fixes, sandbox strengthening on Linux devices, and […]

Video Ad-Block for Twitch extension banned from Chrome and Firefox for redirecting users and injecting referral links

Video Ad-Block for Twitch extension banned from Chrome and Firefox for redirecting users and injecting referral links

Video ads are perhaps the most annoying thing on the internet. This is one of many reasons why one should use an ad-blocker, but what happens when an add-on that is supposed […]

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Firefox 100 requires the Windows Update KB4474419 on Windows 7

Firefox users who run the open source web browser on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system need to make sure that Windows update KB4474419 is installed on their devices. The update is a […]

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Firefox 98.0.2 fixes a crash on Windows, an add-ons issue, and more

Mozilla plans to release a new stable version of the organization's Firefox web browser today. Firefox 98.0.2 includes four fixes, one of which resolves a crash issue on Windows. Once released, Firefox […]

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Firefox 100 is getting AV1 hardware decoding support on Windows

The first three-digit version of the Firefox web browser introduces support for AV1 hardware decoding on the Windows operating system.  Planned for a May 3, 2022 release, Firefox 100 will use hardware […]

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Each Firefox download has a unique identifier

Internet users who download the Firefox web browser from the official Mozilla website get a unique identifier attached to the installer that is submitted to Mozilla on install and first run. The […]

Mozilla Firefox now displays subtitles for videos in Picture-in-Picture mode in the Nightly channel

Firefox now displays subtitles for videos in Picture-in-Picture mode in the Nightly channel

Picture-in-Picture mode is a priceless feature in browsers, it is a great way to watch videos in a small window on your monitor, or your second screen while working on something else. […]