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Extensions are still collecting and selling your browsing data

Browser extensions may be very powerful; they may add features to web browsers, make browsing more productive, and do all sorts of things. While most browser extensions are safe to use, there […]

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Firefox 68.0.1 will be released today

Mozilla plans to release a minor update for the stable version of the organization's Firefox web browser that brings the version to 68.0.1 on July 18, 2019. Note that there will also […]

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ScrollAnywhere adds more scrolling options to Firefox

ScrollAnywhere is a browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that adds several new scrolling options such as grab and drag scrolling or scrolling without using the scrollbar to the browser. Firefox […]

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Firefox to mark all HTTP sites as Not Secure

Firefox will soon mark any site that still uses HTTP and not HTTPS for the connection as not secure in the browser's address bar. Latest Let's Encrypt statistics show that more than […]

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Next up for Firefox's Tracking Protection: Social Media tracker blocking

Mozilla plans to extend the functionality of Firefox's Tracking Protection feature soon by adding Social Media tracker blocking to the list of protections. Social Media tracker blocking is not an entirely new […]

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To Google Translate is a useful translator add-on for Firefox

As a freelance writer, sometimes I have to read foreign language material or a webpage for reference. I have always felt this way, and I'm quite certain that I'm not alone in […]

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Firefox 68: about:compat launches

We talked about Firefox's about:compat page in February 2019 when it first launched in the Nightly version of the web browser. The internal page highlights compatibility tweaks that Firefox makes when it […]

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Give your Firefox bookmarks the Tinder treatment

Keep or Delete Bookmarks is a Firefox add-on by Sören Hentzschel designed to bring order to the browser's bookmarks in a playful way. Instead of just going through long lists of bookmarks […]

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page manager for Firefox

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page extension for Firefox

Not to take anything away from Opera's iconic speed dial, but Group Speed Dial for Firefox has possibly the best customizable new tab page I've ever used. When Mozilla made WebExtensions the […]

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Firefox 68.0 release information

Firefox 68.0 is a new major version of the Firefox web browser. The release date of the new stable version of Firefox is July 9, 2019. All Firefox channels are updated on […]

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker for Firefox, Chrome and Windows

As a writer, I've a personal arsenal of writing tools, which I like to tinker with from time to time. Most of these are now available as web-apps/extensions, and one of them […]

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Firefox 68 ESR: what administrators need to know

Mozilla Firefox will be upgraded to version 68.0 next Tuesday. The new version is the base for the next Extended Support Release (ESR) version of the Firefox web browser. Organizations and home […]

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Firefox Preview 1.0 (Fenix) is now available

Mozilla released Firefox Preview 1.0 for Google's Android operating system on Google Play after publishing an earlier version in May 2019. The organization put a lot of work in the redesigned version […]

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This is Firefox's new QuantumBar Address Bar design

Firefox 68 will be the first stable version of the web browser that features the rewrite of Firefox's address bar. The new component, called QuantumBar -- matching Mozilla's use of the Quantum […]

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Firefox will use BITS on Windows for updates going forward

Mozilla plans to change the updating technology that the organization's Firefox web browser uses on the Windows platform. The organization plans to use BITS, the Background Intelligent Transfer Service, on Windows to […]

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Firefox 69 Nightly: Fission can now be enabled (for testing)

Mozilla added an option to recent Firefox Nightly version, version 69 at the time of writing, to enable Fission in the web browser. I talked about Mozilla's ambitious Project Fission in February […]

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Mozilla omits CPU architecture information from Firefox's user agent

Mozilla plans to omit CPU architecture information from Firefox's user agent and several supported APIs to reduce the digital fingerprint of Firefox users. Web browsers reveal information automatically to websites that users […]

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Mozilla plans far-reaching changes to Protective features in Firefox

Mozilla plans to improve the protective features of the Firefox web browser further by making user interface changes, introducing social blocking as a new tracking protection feature and protection reports, and launching […]