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Firefox 63 with improved content blocking

Mozilla plans to integrate a new content blocking mode in Firefox 63 that will replace tracking protection as the native option in the browser to block certain content automatically. Tracking Protection won't […]

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Firefox gets option to control sites with autoplay sound

One of the most annoying things on the web for many Internet users is autoplaying content and here in particular autoplaying content with sound. While autoplay is expected in some situations, for […]

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Firefox Nightly 63: Mozilla runs WebRender study

WebRender is a new technology that Mozilla plans to integrate in the Firefox web browser. A milestone has been reached recently as WebRender has been enabled for part of the Firefox Nightly […]

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How to export Firefox passwords in Firefox 57+

The following guide provides instructions on how to export passwords in Firefox 57 or newer. Mozilla released Firefox 57 Quantum in November 2017 and the release changed quite a few things in […]

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Integrate Chrome and Firefox browsing with Windows Timeline

Windows Timeline Support is a free browser extension for Chrome-based and Firefox-based web browsers that integrates the browsing history with Windows 10's Timeline feature. Microsoft introduced Timeline in Windows 10 version 1803 […]

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Check all Firefox extension permissions with Project Insight

Project Insight is a new extension for the Firefox web browser to check permissions of all extensions installed in the browser. Mozilla Firefox displays permissions that an extension requests when you hit […]

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Firefox will support Windows 10's dark mode

The Firefox web browser will soon respect the dark and light mode setting of the Windows 10 operating system. Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox Nightly yesterday that introduces support for […]

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Mozilla launches Lockbox and Notes for iOS and Android

Test Pilot projects have been available for desktop versions of the Firefox web browser until now; this changes with the release of Notes by Firefox for Android and Firefox Lockbox for iOS. […]

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Look up all domain access requests of Firefox extensions before installation

The Firefox web browser displays extra permissions that an extension requests during installation and won't proceed with the installation until you activate the add button. Extra permissions may request access to specific […]

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Right-click on extension icons to manage them in Firefox

Mozilla plans to add a new handy feature to future versions of the Firefox web browser that allows you to right-click on extension icons in the browser's toolbar to open the extension's […]

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Firefox 61.0.1 release information

Mozilla released Firefox 61.0.1 to the Stable release channel of the Firefox web browser today. The new version of Firefox fixes a number of bugs and comes with some improvements as well. […]

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How to change the default bookmarks folder in Firefox

Firefox, just like any other modern web browser, supports bookmarks. You can save bookmarks, URLs that point to your favorite websites and services, or scripts and dynamic bookmarks, and manage them using […]

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Mozilla has big plans for Firefox for Android

Mozilla has put Firefox for Android into maintenance mode while it is working on something big for Android that it plans to release in 2019. A message by Emily Kager on Twitter […]

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Firefox 61: Fix Secure Connection Failed

If you have upgraded to yesterday's new Firefox 61 version you may have received a secure connection failed error when trying to connect to this very site and others. The error message […]

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Firefox gets a new add bookmark prompt

If you run Firefox Nightly right now, you may have noticed that the particular version of Firefox comes with a modified add bookmark prompt. While the prompt itself has not changed, the […]

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Mozilla to run Firefox Monitor study in the US

Mozilla revealed today that it plans to run a Shield Study in the United States to get data on a new feature that it calls Firefox Monitor. Firefox Monitor is a security […]

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Firefox 61.0 release overview

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 61.0 to the Stable channel today. Since all Firefox releases are in sync, today is also the release data for Firefox 60.1 ESR, Firefox 52.9 ESR, and […]

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Firefox upcoming WebExtension APIs revealed

When Mozilla released Firefox 57 back in November 2017, support for the new WebExtensions system for browser extensions was limited. Lack of support for certain APIs was a big problem as it […]