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Two new Firefox Test Pilot projects: Price Wise and Email Tabs

Mozilla launched two new Test Pilot experiments for the Firefox web browser today. Price Wise is a price tracking extension that monitors products on select sites for price drops. Email Tab, the […]

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Firefox 64: direct removal of extensions

Mozilla plans to roll out a number of changes in Firefox 64 that are extension related. The organization plans to roll out an update to about:addons that changes the design of the […]

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Mozilla ran a cloud storage download experiment in Firefox

Is it a good idea to integrate options to save Internet files directly to cloud storage providers? That's a question that Mozilla tried to answer in a recent Shield experiment that it […]

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SoundFixer fixes sound issues on YouTube

SoundFixer is an extension for the Firefox web browser that attempts to fix sound related issues on YouTube and select other sites with audio. Internet users who watch videos with audio on […]

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Firefox 65 supports Google's WebP Image format

Firefox 65 will support the WebP image format that Google created for use on the Internet. Firefox 65 Stable will be released in January 2019. Google states on the official WebP page […]

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ContextSearch adds a ton of search options to Firefox

ContextSearch web-ext is a browser extension for the Firefox web browser that improves Firefox's contextual search functionality in several ways. The extension started out as a replacement for the legacy add-on Context […]

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Mozilla releases Firefox 63.0.1

Mozilla releases one or multiple minor updates usually after a major release; the release of Firefox 63 is no exception to the rule as Firefox 63.0.1 will be rolled out today to […]

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This is Firefox's overhauled Privacy interface

Mozilla plans to overhaul the privacy interfaces of the Firefox web browser in coming versions. Planned changes include interface modifications, detailed views of blocked and allowed items, and introduction of content blocking […]

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Firefox 65: dedicated profiles per install

Mozilla plans to make changes to the profile handling of the Firefox browser in Firefox 65.  Firefox will switch to a dedicated profiles per install model in version 65 that assigns different […]

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Firefox blocks JavaScript in address bar by default

Update: it appears that the change has been in Firefox for longer than that. The preference mentioned below will only filter javascript: from pasted code to avoid that these appear in the […]

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Firefox 63.0 Release Information

The Firefox 63.0 release date is October 23, 2018. Our Firefox 63.0 release overview provides you with extensive details on changes, improvements, removed features and known issues of the new browser version. […]

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Mozilla tests Premium VPN Service

Mozilla will start the test of a commercial VPN offering tomorrow for a subset of users in the United States. The organization has not created its own VPN network but partnered up […]

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Firefox 64: add-ons manager redesign

Mozilla launched a redesigned add-ons manager in Firefox 64 Nightly the other day. Nightly is the cutting edge development version of Firefox that receives features first before they are moved to Beta […]

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Mozilla releases Firefox ScreenshotGo for Android

Mozilla Taiwan has released the first public beta version of a new screenshot application for Android, named Firefox ScreenshotGo to the Play Store and on GitHub. The Play Store listing is limited […]

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All major browsers drop TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in 2020

All major web browser makers announced on October 15, 2018 that the browsers that they produce will stop supporting the standards TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in 2020. The change was announced […]

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Mozilla tests more content processes in Firefox Nightly

Mozilla changed the number of content processes that the Firefox Nightly browser uses recently. The organization increased the number of content processes from four to eight in the browser. The Firefox web […]

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This is Firefox's upcoming about:performance page (huge improvements)

The Firefox web browser will ship with a redesigned and improved about:performance page and related functionality soon. Mozilla developers are currently working on the redesign and have enabled it partially in recent […]

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Firefox Update security audit results published

One of the core components of the Firefox web browser is the integrated updating system. Designed to check for new updates regularly and download & install new updates automatically, it is a […]