Posts Tagged ‘firefox news’

Firefox 3.6 Support to End on April 24, 2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

This could be good news or it could be bad news … I guess we’ll just have to wait and see how Firefox 10 shapes up.

We all knew that the day would come eventually when Mozilla would pull the plug on Firefox 3.6. According to new information posted on the Firefox Extended Support page, that day will be April 24, 2012. This is directly connected to the announcement that Firefox 10 will be the company’s first Extended Support Release (ESR).

(more…)

Future Firefox Features: What I’m Looking Forward To

Monday, August 29th, 2011

This is kind of an interesting article about “coming attractions” that will soon be available for the Firefox browser …

Firefox users who have went along with the update process from Firefox 4 to now Firefox 6 stable were in for a big disappointment as the new versions were not really offering any new features or visible speed improvements. That’s without doubt one of the issues that led to criticism of the rapid release process. Good news is; Mozilla has a lot in store for Firefox users. Firefox Beta, Aurora and Nightly users have already had the chance to experience some of those new features and improvements.

(more…)

Firefox to Get Redesigned New Tab Page

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I predict that some day, the interfaces for all of the major browsers will look exactly the same …

When you open a new tab in the Firefox browser you end up with a blank page starring back at you. Other browsers like Opera or Google Chrome display popular sites or bookmarks on the new tab page to provide the user with quick access to often used web services and features.

(more…)

Mozilla Drops Plan to Remove Firefox About Page Version

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I’m glad they re-thought this; I don’t think hiding the “About” information would have fooled anybody anyway …

Firefox users are a dedicated bunch. They love their browser and most prefer it to stay the way it is, with the exception of improved performances, web standards support and security updates. I know several Firefox 3.6.x users who stay with that browser version exactly for that reason.

(more…)