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If you run uBlock Origin, use the Firefox version as it offers better protection

The latest version of the popular content blocker uBlock Origin comes with a new protective feature that is exclusive to the Firefox web browser. The latest version of uBlock Origin for Firefox, […]

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Mozilla rolls out DNS over HTTPS for users in the US: on by default

Firefox users from the United States will have the web browser's DNS over HTTPS feature enabled by default in the coming weeks . Starting today, Mozilla is going to roll out the […]

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Study finds Brave to be the most private browser

Are you concerned about your web browser sending data back to the company that created it? A new study, Web Browser Privacy: What Do Browsers Say When They Phone Home?, looked at […]

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Firefox Monitor gets resolve feature

Firefox Monitor is a service by Firefox maker Mozilla that allows anyone to check whether an email address or username has been part of a data breach. Mozilla launched Firefox Monitor back […]

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What are Firefox Containers?

You may have heard of Firefox Containers. But do you know what they are? How do they help us? To understand the purpose of this feature, you need to understand how web […]

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension for organizing your tabs

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension for organizing your tabs

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension that can help you organize your tabs. The extension was inspired by one with a similar name, Tab Groups. The extension includes five plugins (add-ons […]

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Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for Android

Mozilla launched Firefox Private Network VPN for Google's Android operating system recently. The standalone Android application extends support to Android devices. The organization launched a beta of Firefox Private Network VPN back […]

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Why is Firefox establishing connections to detectportal.firefox.com on start?

When you monitor the network traffic of the Firefox web browser you may notice that the browser establishes a connection to detectportal.firefox.com on start by default. The connection is one of the […]

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Firefox 73.0.1 will be released later today

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 73.0.1 to the Stable channel later today. The new version is a bug fix release that fixes several issues in Firefox including crashes on some Linux and […]

Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

Firefox as you know, has built-in support for viewing some document formats like TXT, PDF, XML and image formats. But sometimes you get a download dialog open up, instead of the content […]

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Firefox 75 gets lazy loading support for images and iframes

Mozilla plans to support lazy loading for images and iframes in Firefox 75. Lazy loading refers to a technique that defers the loading of elements on a page to improve loading and […]

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers introduces sync functionality

Mozilla published the Firefox Multi-Account Containers add-on for the Firefox web browser in 2017. The extension introduces options to separate websites by loading them into containers which act independent from one another. […]

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Firefox 73.0: find out what is new in Mozilla's latest release

Firefox 73.0 is the latest stable version of the web browser. The release date of the browser is February 11, 2020 (today at the time of writing). The next major stable release […]

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uBlock Origin author's latest extension CCaptioner is now available

CCaptioner is a new extension by Raymond Hill (gorhill), creator of uBlock Origin, that may be used to add text tracks to HTML5 video elements. The extension is available for Firefox and […]

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save a web page in a HTML file

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save webpages as HTML files

Having a resource available offline is often a good idea as you can access it at any time without having to worry about Internet connectivity or availability of the resource on the […]

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Mozilla integrates initial add-ons support in Firefox Preview (Nightly)

Mozilla's work on the next Android version of Firefox, called Firefox Preview, continues. Developers have added initial support for browser add-ons in the latest Firefox Preview (Nightly) version. Add-on support was not […]

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

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Browse the Telemetry that Firefox collects

The Mozilla Firefox web browser, like the majority of browsers available today, collects Telemetry data which Mozilla introduced in Firefox 7 in 2011, Mozilla notes on its official Mozilla Wiki site that […]