Posts Tagged ‘Pale Moon’

Pale Moon 26.0 has been Released

Monday, February 1st, 2016

It’s always interesting to hear what some of the less popular browsers are up to (although Pale Moon is essentially a slimmed down version of Firefox.)

Pale Moon 26.0 has been released. The new version of the web browser is the first in which the switch to Goanna, the new rendering engine that is closely related to Gecko but not the same, is completed. When it comes to Firefox-based browsers, it is probably Pale Moon that is the most popular in terms of users but also news coverage around the web. While you could argue that SeaMonkey is more popular, it is more than just a browser and at least somewhat pushed by the fact that it is offered on Mozilla’s official website.


Pale Moon blocks Adblock Plus

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Sometimes, the “it is what it is” philosophy can truly be a deal breaker.

Users of the Pale Moon web browser who try to install the popular adblocking extension Adblock Plus won’t be able to do so anymore as it was added to the blocklist by the Pale Moon team. Pale Moon users who have it installed may have noticed that it is no longer enabled either.


Pale Moon 25.6 Ships with Anti-Fingerprinting Option

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Fingerprinting isn’t exactly a security threat, but it is an intrusion on one’s privacy … and those targeted ads can be pretty annoying sometimes.

We talked about a fingerprinting technique using Canvas before and explained how companies make use of the feature supported by all modern web browsers to track users across the Internet. We also told you how to block Canvas fingerprinting in Firefox and Chrome.


64-Bit Firefox for Windows is on its Way

Friday, October 10th, 2014

I wonder what took them so long?

Firefox users who run the browser on Windows systems have two options currently when it comes to running it as a 64-bit application. They can either run the 64-bit Nightly channel version of the browser or use a third-party build such as Pale Moon which is offered as a 64-bit version as well. If you look at Firefox’s main competitors you will notice that Internet Explorer is being offered as a 64-bit version and that Google Chrome is already available as a 64-bit version as well.