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What Mozilla has planned for Firefox in 2018 (ad-filtering and more)

As a user of the web browser Firefox or someone who is interested in trying it out, you probably would like to know more about what Mozilla has planned for Firefox in […]

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Mozilla may move Firefox New Tab Page settings to Home Preferences page

Firefox users who want to modify the look and feel of the browser's New Tab Page can do so directly on it in all recent versions of the Firefox web browser. A […]

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Firefox, DNS over HTTPS and a controversial Shield Study

Mozilla plans to integrate Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) via DNS over HTTPS in a future version of the Firefox browser. Initial functionality lands in Firefox 60 but further improvements will land in […]

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Firefox's Password Manager has a flaw, but it will be fixed

You may save passwords in the Mozilla Firefox web browser; the functionality is enabled by default, and you are prompted to do so when Firefox recognizes that you typed a username and […]

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Mozilla Firefox 59.0.1 is a security release

Mozilla plans to distribute an update to Firefox's stable channel today that brings the version to Firefox 59.0.1 on the stable channel. Firefox ESR is updated to version address the issue […]

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Save In: use multiple download folders in Firefox or Chrome

Save In... is a browser extension for the Firefox and Chrome web browser that you may use to add multiple download folders to Firefox or Chrome to switch between the folders when […]

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Bookmarks Organizer 2.0 for Firefox released

Bookmarks Organizer 2.0 for the Mozilla Firefox web browser is a major update to the bookmarks management WebExtension that Sören Hentzschel, the developer of the add-on, launched last year. Bookmarks Organizer is […]

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Firefox 59.0 release overview

Firefox 59.0 was offered to the stable channel of the browser on March 13, 2018. It is the second major update after the release of Firefox 57.0 Quantum which introduced major changes […]

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Mozilla wants to do something about annoying in-page popups

In-page popups can be quite the annoyance on the Internet. These popups appear on the active page and not in form of a new windows displayed over or under the current browser […]

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Firefox 59: Firefox Screenshots gets image editing functionality

Mozilla plans to improve the built-in screenshot tool of the Firefox web browser in Firefox 59 Stable by adding image editing functionality to the server uploaded images are hosted on. Update: The […]

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Save and restore Firefox tabs with Session Boss

Session Boss is a free browser extension for the Firefox web browser to save and restore Firefox tabs for safekeeping, backups or working with different tab sets. The well-designed extension saves sessions […]

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Firefox 60 ships with Windows Group Policy Support

Mozilla is working on integrating Group Policy Support for Firefox running on Windows devices in the upcoming Firefox 60 release. Firefox 60 is the next Extended Support Release of the web browser […]

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A look at NordVPN's browser extensions

NordVPN is a fairly popular VPN service provider that supports many of the features that users come to expect from a service of its kind this day and age. It claims that […]

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A history of Fingerprinting protection in Firefox

Fingerprinting is a common technique used predominantly by advertising agencies and marketing companies to track people on the Internet. Mozilla introduced the preference privacy.resistFingerprinting in Firefox 41 as part of the Tor […]

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Mozilla discontinues support for Firefox extension beta versions

Jorge Villalobos announced on the official Mozilla Add-ons blog today that Mozilla will stop supporting beta versions of extensions. Firefox add-on developers could upload beta or development versions of their extensions to […]

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Firefox 60: Disable Firefox Sync integration

Mozilla added a new customization option to Firefox 60 that gives an option to users of the web browser to disable the browser's Firefox Sync integration. Firefox Sync is a data synchronization […]

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Mozilla removes individual cookie management in Firefox 60 from preferences

The most recent version of Firefox Nightly, currently at version 60, comes with changes to Firefox's cookie management. Mozilla merged cookie settings with site data in the web browser which impacts how […]

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Block YouTube Channels, Videos and comments with Video Blocker

YouTube is an excellent resource for video content, but it is also plagued by spam, trolls, and lots of video content that you dislike. The trending and recommended video sections on the […]