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Firefox 80: HTTPS-only Mode in Settings

Mozilla added an optional HTTPS-only mode to Firefox 76 Nightly back in March 2020. The organization's engineers have now added the mode to the settings of Firefox 80 Nightly, and it is […]

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Mozilla releases Firefox 78.0.2 security update

Mozilla released Firefox 78.0.2, a new stable version of the web browser, to the public on July 9, 2020. The new version is a security update as it fixes a security vulnerability […]

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Mozilla suspends Firefox Send service temporarily

Mozilla, maker of the Firefox web browser, has suspended its file sharing service Firefox Send temporarily. Users who open the Firefox Send website are greeted with a message stating that the service […]

Yet another speed dial is an simple, customizable new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Yet another speed dial is an simple, customizable new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Yet another speed dial! No, I'm not complaining about anything. That's the name of a speed dial extension for Firefox and Chrome. The add-on is meant to replicate Opera browser's famous feature, […]

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Behave for Chrome and Firefox warns you of port scans and local attacks

Behave! is a new browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that is designed to inform its users when sites misbehave by performing port scans or access private IP addresses. The […]

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Firefox add-on behind! lets you download any image that is behind the cursor

It is sometimes difficult to download certain elements from websites. Some sites use code that actively prevents the use of save options of the browser that is being used; many use Javascript […]

Copy URLs from highlighted text using the Copy Selected Links extension for Firefox

Copy URLs from highlighted text using the Copy Selected Links extension for Firefox

About a month ago, we reviewed¬† a Firefox extension called Copy All Tab URLs, which allows you to copy the links of every tab in a single click. If you want an […]

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Mozilla pauses Firefox 78.0 rollout, prepares Firefox 78.0.1

Mozilla paused the rollout of the new stable version of the Firefox web browser that it released yesterday. The organization published Firefox 78.0 and Firefox ESR 78.0 yesterday, and has made the […]

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How to enable HTTP/3 support in Firefox

HTTP/3 is the next major version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol and one of the main changes that will go along with it is that the new transport protocol QUIC will be […]

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The main differences between Firefox 78 and Firefox ESR 78

Mozilla released Firefox 78.0 Stable and Firefox 78.0 ESR today. The new version of the Firefox web browser is a major release for both stable and ESR; ESR, Extended Support Release, because […]

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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 78.0

Firefox 78.0 is the latest stable version of the Firefox web browser. It was first offered on June 30, 2020 and is the second major release of the browser in June 2020. […]

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Visual Tabs is a Firefox extension that places a scrollable list of tabs in a sidebar

I always have a couple of dozen tabs or more in Firefox. If you do the same, you can perhaps relate to how difficult it can be to scroll through them to […]

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Here is why the user count dropped for nearly all Firefox add-ons

If you have been to Mozilla AMO recently, the main and official repository for Firefox add-ons and themes, you may have noticed that the "users" count of extensions that you checked out […]

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Comcast is the first ISP that joins Firefox's Trusted Recursive Resolver Program

Comcast is the first Internet Service Provider that has been accepted into Firefox's Trusted Recursive Resolver Program. Mozilla, just like Google, Opera and other browser makers, started to integrate DNS-over-HTTPS in the […]

Firefox 79 makes some links more secure

Mozilla plans to introduce a change in an upcoming version of Firefox Stable that makes the handling of links more secure. The organization introduced an option in Firefox Nightly back in November […]

Twitter's legacy thanks to GoodTwitter 2

GoodTwitter 2 is a userscript that restores Twitter's legacy interface

Remember GoodTwitter? It was a very useful add-on that helped users stick to the legacy interface of Twitter. It did so by spoofing the browser's user-agent to an older version, which tricked […]

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Firefox Nightly got a new secret Experiments Settings page

The latest version of Firefox Nightly got a new secret Experiments Settings page that users of the browser may activate to control some features that Mozilla is working on currently. Firefox Nightly […]

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Mozilla will launch Mozilla VPN in the coming weeks

The system-wide VPN solution Firefox Private Networks VPN will be launched in the coming weeks under the new name Mozilla VPN. The organization launched the product in 2019 under the name Firefox […]