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What you can do if your browser uses too much Memory

While web browsers were never the leanest applications memory-wise, memory usage of web browsers seems to have exploded in recent time. It is not uncommon anymore that browsers such as Chrome or […]

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Prevent Firefox from reopening on Windows 10 start

Microsoft added a feature to the Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 that restarts select applications that were open when the restart or shutdown command was activated. The feature lets users continue […]

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Mozilla enables WebRender on qualifying Firefox Nightly installations

Mozilla enabled the new WebRender component of the Firefox web browser by default on Firefox Nightly installations that meet the system requirements. WebRender is a new technology that makes better use of […]

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Configure what Firefox does when you close a tab

What happens when you close a tab in the Firefox web browser? If only one tab is open, Firefox will close. If multiple tabs are open, Firefox will open the last activate […]

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Restore bookmark descriptions in Firefox with Bookmark Notes

Bookmark Notes is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that restores bookmark note taking functionality in the browser. The first version of the extension is limited and not a 100% […]

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Firefox not auto-completing bookmarks? That's a bug

Firefox users who use bookmarks in the web browser may have noticed that bookmark entries are no longer suggested as auto-complete entries in the Firefox's address bar. The following happens when you […]

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Mozilla working on Google Translate integration in Firefox

Did you know that the Firefox web browser has a translate feature similarly to that of Google Chrome? Most Firefox users are probably unaware as it is not enabled by default and […]

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Privacy Enhanced Mode for all embedded YouTube Videos

Privacy Enhanced Mode for Embedded YouTube is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox web browser that enables the privacy enhancing mode for all embedded YouTube videos that you encounter on the […]

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Firefox 62.0 release information

Welcome to the Mozilla Firefox 62.0 release information overview. Mozilla plans to release Firefox 62.0 for desktop and Android devices on September 5, 2018. All Firefox channels have received updates: Firefox Stable […]

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Firefox to display extension recommendations

Mozilla tests a new feature in Firefox Nightly at the moment that suggests extensions to users when they visit certain sites on the Internet. The recommendation feature is turned off by default […]

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Save any webpage as a single file in Chrome or Firefox

SingleFile is a cross-browser open source extension for Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera to save any webpage you come across as a single HTML file. All modern web browsers come with options […]

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Mozilla plans to push privacy in Firefox

In Changing Our Approach To Anti-Tracking, Mozilla revealed plans to improve the privacy protection of Firefox users and the performance of the browser through the improved implementation of content blocking in the […]

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Mozilla publishes Firefox Public Data Report

Firefox Public Data Report is a new weekly report by Mozilla that offers current and historic statistics on user metrics, usage behavior, and configurations on mobile and desktop operating systems. Has Firefox […]

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Install a Material Design inspired theme in Firefox

MaterialFox is a user-designed theme for Firefox that turns the Firefox web browser into a material-design inspired browser. Firefox users have two main options when it comes to changing the default theme […]

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Screenshots from the Firefox Developer Tools console

Mozilla plans to launch a new screenshot taking feature in Firefox 63 that enables users to capture screenshots using the Developer Tools console. Another screenshot tool and feature? Firefox has quite a […]

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Don't F with Paste for Chrome and Firefox

Don't F with Paste is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox web browsers that unblocks the use of copy and paste on any website you visit. Some companies and […]

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Firefox 62: Firefox Monitor system add-on integration

Mozilla plans to integrate a new system add-on called Firefox Monitor in Firefox 62 that Mozilla plans to roll out gradually to the Firefox population. Mozilla ran a Firefox Monitor Shield study […]

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Expect an increase in browser privacy and security warnings

Internet users will soon experience an increase in privacy and security warnings displayed by the web browsers that they use to connect to Internet sites. Users of Google Chrome will see an […]