Posts Tagged ‘Firefox 29’

How to Turn the New Firefox 29 into the Old Firefox

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Unhappy with the new version of Firefox? Here’s how to make the new Firefox behave like the old Firefox …

Firefox 29 will introduce changes to the web browser that will rock the world of some users of the browser. The version of Firefox ships with Australis, a design, layout and feature change that introduces major changes to Firefox and is in my opinion comparable to the major switch from Firefox 3 to 4.


Huge Memory Improvements Coming to Firefox 29’s pdf.js PDF Reader

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

This sounds like a step in the right direction, but I’ve yet to see a browser-based PDF reader that even comes close to Adobe Acrobat.

Mozilla launched Firefox’s native PDF reader in Firefox 19 to provide users of the browser with an alternative to plugin-based readers such as Adobe PDF Reader or Foxit Reader. The idea was to reduce the browser’s dependency on plugins, and the creation of a native PDF reader did just that for PDF related plugins.