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Mozilla VPN boosted with multi-hop, blocking and custom DNS features

Mozilla introduced new privacy features to its VPN service, Mozilla VPN, earlier this week. The organization launched Mozilla VPN back in June 2020 in select regions and has expanded the availability since […]

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Firefox Experiment is testing Bing as the default search engine

Mozilla is running an experiment on 1% of the Firefox desktop population currently, which sets the default search engine to Bing in the web browser. Firefox ships with different search engines by […]

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Mozilla reverse engineers Microsoft Edge's default browser setting behavior

Making a web browser the default browser was not a particular big problem until Windows 10 came along and with its Microsoft's Edge web browser. Microsoft made it harder on Windows 10 […]

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Firefox will soon unload tabs to cope with low memory and reduce crashes

Mozilla enabled an automated tab unloading feature to Firefox Nightly on Windows this week, which is designed to improve low memory situations when the browser is used. Tab unloading work began more […]

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How to disable Firefox Suggest

Firefox Suggest, a new feature of the Firefox web browser that is introducing custom search and sponsored suggestions in the browser's address bar, is included in Firefox 92 Stable, at least for […]

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Firefox 92.0 release: here is what is new and changed

Firefox 92.0 Stable's release date is September 7, 2021. The new Stable version of the Firefox web browser is a stability and security release for the most part, but it does include […]

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Mozilla plans to enable WebRender in Firefox 92

Mozilla plans to enable WebRender in Firefox 92 for all supported operating systems and device types. WebRender is already enabled on Mac OS X (since Firefox 84) and on most Linux distributions […]

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Firefox Tip: turn off accessibility services to improve performance

Firefox users who are experiencing performance issues while using the Firefox web browser on desktop systems and on Android, may improve performance by disabling the browser's accessibility services. A bug opened on […]

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Firefox 91.0.2 will be released later today

Mozilla plans to release a minor Firefox update later today. Firefox 91.0.2 is a non-security update that fixes two issues in the web browser, one of which affecting Firefox on Mac OS. […]

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Firefox 91.0.1 fixes stability and security issues

Mozilla will release Firefox 91.0.1 and Firefox 91.0.1 ESR later today. The two new versions of the organization's Firefox web browser fix security and stability issues of previous versions of the browser. […]

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Firefox will block insecure downloads soon by default

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will block the download of insecure files soon in mixed content environments. Mixed content refers to sites using secure connections and insecure connections. Imagine the following scenario: you […]

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Firefox Suggest: Mozilla is testing custom search and sponsored suggestions in the United States

Firefox Suggest is a new custom search and sponsored suggestions feature of Mozilla's Firefox web browser. The feature is being tested on a limited number of Firefox installations in the United States […]

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Mozilla's plan to offer a Privacy Pack

Mozilla, maker of Firefox and other products, plans to offer a Privacy Pack later this year. Mozilla Privacy Pack combines the organization's products Firefox Relay, Firefox Monitor and Mozilla VPN into a […]

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Firefox 91 release overview: new ESR base, Simplified Printing, new HTTPS-First Policy

Firefox 91 is the latest stable version of the web browser. Released on August 10, 2021, it is replacing Firefox 90 and previous versions of the stable branch of the browser. All […]

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Firefox ESR 91: new ESR version will be released tomorrow

Mozilla plans to release new versions of its Firefox web browser on Tuesday 10, 2021. The organization does so every 4-weeks on average, but tomorrow's release is special, as it is the […]

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Web Archives: view archived and cached versions of webpages

Web Archives is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and other Firefox-based and Chromium-based web browsers, which you may use to display archived and cached versions […]

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Is Iceraven the better Firefox for Android mobile browser?

About two years ago, Mozilla revealed plans to replace the then-current version of its Firefox web browser for Android with a redesigned browser. The new browser would offer better performance and web […]

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A close look at Firefox 91's new file download opening behavior

Mozilla plans to change the file download opening behavior in Firefox 91. Up until now, Firefox users may choose to save or open files that they want to download. Saving puts the […]

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How Firefox's new SmartBlock feature works

Mozilla introduced the privacy feature SmartBlock 2.0 in Firefox 90, which it released two weeks ago. SmartBlock is part of Firefox's Tracking Protection feature, which is designed to reduce user tracking while […]

Vertigo Tabs is a simple vertical tabs extension for Firefox

Vertigo Tabs is a simple vertical tabs extension for Firefox

Having a lot of tabs open in Firefox and struggling to manage them is something that many users are all too familiar with. Other browsers, like Vivaldi with Tab Stacking, and Microsoft […]

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What happens at Mozilla's new Ideas platform at Crowdcity? Not much

Mozilla launched a new Ideas platform this June on the third-party platform Crowdcity. The main idea behind the platform was to bring users and Mozilla employees together to share ideas related to […]

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Mozilla is resurrecting Simplified Printing in Firefox 91

Mozilla is resurrecting the Simplified Printing feature in Firefox 91. The feature converts the webpage to a simpler version that focuses on the main article and content. Most site elements that are […]

Load tabs in batches with the Load Background Tabs Lazily extension for Firefox and Chrome

Load tabs in batches with the Load Background Tabs Lazily extension for Firefox and Chrome

When you start Firefox, the browser loads the last page that you accessed. The rest of the tabs from your previous session are available, but they aren't loaded until you click on […]

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Firefox 90 release overview: Windows background updates, compatibility improvements

Firefox 90.0 is the latest stable version of the Firefox web browser. It will be released later today and most Firefox installations will pick up the update automatically. All other Firefox channels […]

View your browsing history in a nicer interface with the Better History extension for Firefox

View your browsing history in a nicer interface with the Better History extension for Firefox

Firefox's history viewer is useful for viewing your browsing activity, I use it to find webpages that I visited previously, but cannot recall. Sometimes, I just type something relevant to the page […]

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Auto Cookie Optout responds to cookie prompts automatically in Firefox

Auto Cookie Optout is a new open source extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser to respond to cookie prompts on sites automatically. Most sites display so-called cookie prompts, permissions to store cookies […]

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Open Multiple URLs is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that can load several URLs in a couple of clicks

When I want to open a lot of links at once, I don't like copying and pasting each one of them in a new tab. Why? Because this is something that an […]

Firefox Lite is dead: development has ended

Firefox Lite, a mobile version of the Firefox web browser designed specifically for Asia, won't receive any updates anymore after June 30, 2021. Developed by Mozilla Taiwan, Firefox Lite was released in […]

Sage-Like is a customizable RSS feed reader extension for Firefox

Sage-Like is a customizable RSS feed reader extension for Firefox

How do you stay up-to-date with your favorite websites? I prefer RSS feeds, it's easier to manage and provides a convenient reading experience. QuiteRSS has been my go-to choice for a long […]

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Firefox 91: download behavior when opening files with apps changes

Firefox users have two main options when it comes to file downloads on the Internet. They may download files to the local system or select an application that they want the file […]

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Firefox will soon support multi-page login forms

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will soon support sign-ins on multi-page login forms. Most login forms on today's Internet have two fields that accept the username and the password as input. Some login […]

Distract Me Not is a website blocker extension for Firefox

Distract Me Not is a website blocker extension for Firefox

Do you want to reduce your browsing time? Everyone has a favorite website or two where we spend a lot of time on, even when we are supposed to be studying or […]

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Firefox 89.0.1 security update is now available

The web browser Firefox 89.0.1 is now available. The new version of Mozilla's web browser fixes a security issue and several non-security related issues. Most Firefox installations should receive the update automatically. […]

NelliTab is a highly customizable new tab extension for Firefox and Chrome

NelliTab is a highly customizable new tab extension for Firefox and Chrome

Not everyone likes the default new tab page in the browser, because it's boring. Besides, why use that when you can add speed-dials of your choice. NelliTab is a highly customizable new […]

Browse YouTube from a side panel with the Sidebar for YouTube extension for Opera and Firefox

Browse YouTube from a side panel with the Sidebar for YouTube extension for Opera and Firefox

Picture-in-Picture mode is useful if you want to watch videos while you browse. Both Firefox and Opera support PiP, and some of you may be using it for that purpose. One of […]

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Mozilla launches Ideas platform to improve communication with its userbase

Mozilla Ideas is a new platform by Firefox maker Mozilla to improve communication with the Firefox userbase. At its core, Ideas works similarly to Uservoice and other services of its kind. Firefox […]

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Firefox 89 ships with interface changes

Firefox 89.0 is the latest stable version of the Firefox web browser. Released on June 1, 2021, it ships with major interface changes, a new custom theme, and more. The focus of […]

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just 2-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just two-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Tab Management extensions are handy when you want to switch between tabs, find a specific one, organize them, etc. Things get slightly difficult if you want to select several tabs from the […]

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Mozilla integrates Firefox Translations into Firefox

Mozilla has integrated Firefox Translations, the upcoming privacy-friendly translation system, into the latest Nightly version of the Firefox web browser. Translations happen locally on the system, and not in the cloud; this […]

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Hide spoilers on Websites with Spoiler Protection

Spoiler Protection 2.0 is a browser extension for Chromium-based browsers, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, and for Mozilla Firefox, that hides content that you define on websites that you visit. […]