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Mozilla publishes Anti-Tracking Policy

Firefox browser maker Mozilla published an Anti-Tracking policy recently that defines which tracking techniques Firefox will block by default in the future. The organization launched Tracking Protection, a feature to block or […]

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A look at Firefox's new about:config page

Mozilla launched an initial version of a redesigned about:config page of the Firefox web browser in Firefox Nightly. The new page is built using web technologies, the old was based on XUL […]

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Skype's for Web does not support Firefox

Firefox users who try to open the web version of Skype in the Firefox browser run into a wall currently because Microsoft claims it is not supported. If you try to open […]

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Firefox 65.0 Release Information

Mozilla Firefox 65.0's release date is January 29, 2019; this is the first major release of the web browser in 2019. Our release information series informs you about major changes in Firefox […]

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Mozilla moves Firefox Test Pilot Extensions to Mozilla AMO

Mozilla moved the remaining Firefox Test Pilot extensions for the Firefox web browser from the Test Pilot site to Mozilla AMO, the organization's official extensions website. The move marks the end of […]

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Firefox 66 with Autoplaying Sound Blocker

Mozilla plans to integrate a protective feature in Firefox 66 that will block autoplaying sound by default in the web browser. Sound that plays automatically is certainly one of the more annoying […]

Mozilla to remove Firefox Screenshot upload functionality

Firefox Screenshots has been a smash hit for Mozilla; initially launched as the Page Shot experiment as part of the -- now retired -- Firefox Test Pilot program, it was later integrated […]

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Firefox will block DLL Injections

Mozilla Firefox will soon block the injection of DLLs by antivirus applications and other third-party programs in an effort to improve stability, security, and privacy. Antivirus applications on Windows and other third-party […]

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Privacy-Oriented Origin Policy for Firefox

Privacy-Oriented Origin Policy is anew browser extension for the Firefox web browser that blocks Firefox from sending Origin headers under certain circumstances. To understand what Privacy-Oriented Origin Policy does, it is necessary […]

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Permission Inspector for Firefox

Permission Inspector is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that provides details on permissions that the installed Firefox extension requested. Firefox displays a permissions prompt when users install extensions from […]

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Manage Firefox Add-ons keyboard shortcuts on about:addons

Mozilla plans to integrate a keyboard shortcut manager on the about:addons page of the Firefox web browser. Firefox extensions may map keyboard shortcuts to certain functionality; keyboard shortcuts may speed up certain […]

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Mozilla puts Firefox Test Pilot program to rest

Mozilla announced today that it will sunset the Firefox Test Pilot program on January 22, 2019. The organization launched Test Pilot in 2016┬áto test new Firefox features. Interested users could join the […]


A first look at SmartAdblock for Firefox and Chrome

SmartAdblock is a new content blocker for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, and compatible browsers. While there are certainly lots of content blockers out there already, including the excellent cross-platform extensions uBlock […]

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Firefox 66: Scroll Anchoring fixes scroll position jumps during loading

Mozilla implemented a feature called Scroll Anchoring in Firefox Nightly recently that fixes a very annoying scrolling related issue. Here is the issue: open any site with a good number of images […]

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Firefox Fenix for Android mockups

Mozilla is working on a new web browser for Android to replace the currently available Firefox for Android mobile browser. Firefox users who use the browser on Android may have noticed that […]

Firefox 69: Flash disabled by default

Mozilla plans to disable Adobe Flash in Firefox 69 by default according to an updated bug listing on the organization's bug-tracking website. Adobe Flash Player is the last NPAPI plugin that Mozilla […]

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How to compact the Firefox Add-ons Manager

Mozilla redesigned the add-ons manager of the organization's Firefox web browser in a recent update to the browser. The update modernized the add-ons manager and replaced the traditional layout with a cards-based […]

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Firefox 64.0.2 fixes video stuttering on YouTube

Mozilla released Firefox 64.0.2 to the stable channel on January 9, 2019. The new version is a bug fix release that addresses several issues of the previous version of Firefox including a […]