WebRTC Now Available Across Mobile and Desktop with new Firefox for Android Compatibility

We are excited to announce that WebRTC, a new HTML5 API that enables real-time communication, such as video calling in the browser, has come to your favorite mobile browser — Firefox for Android!  Now developers can start to create real-time … Continue reading

Firefox Makes it Easy to Share Your Favorite Content with Friends & Family

Social sites and services are a key part of online life and we develop Firefox for how you use the Web. Over the last year, we’ve been working on ways to integrate social sites and services directly into Firefox to … Continue reading

UP with People

The Mozilla Labs team recently posted about a new personalization initiative for Firefox, which fits into the larger “Personalization with Respect”  aspiration that Jay Sullivan articulated in May. We want to give individuals more participation in their Web interactions so … Continue reading

Mozilla and Partners Prepare to Launch First Firefox OS Smartphones!

First Open Web Devices Powered by Firefox OS Make Smartphones More Accessible; Regional announcements coming soon Mountain View, Calif. – July 1, 2013 – Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, today … Continue reading

Firefox Delivers 3D Gaming, Video Calls and File Sharing to the Web

Rich activities like games and video calls were some of the last remaining challenges to prove that the Web is a capable and powerful platform for complex tasks. We conquered these challenges as part of Mozilla’s mission to advance the … Continue reading

Firefox for Android Includes Open Source Fonts and HTML5 improvements

Firefox for Android comes with the custom, open source fonts Charis and Open Sans to make the Web more beautiful and easier to read on your small screen. The Web is made up almost entirely of text and sometimes reading … Continue reading

Stay Social with Firefox

Social sites are a key part of online life and with Firefox we want to make it easier to use the Web the way you want.  Mozilla developed the Social API to enable social providers to integrate directly into Firefox … Continue reading

Personalization with Respect

Mozilla’s mission compels us to provide people with an Internet experience that puts them in control of their online lives and that treats them with respect. Respecting someone includes respecting their privacy. We aspire to a “no surprises” principle: the … Continue reading

Firefox 20 Lands In Ubuntu, Brings Per-Window Private Browsing, New Download Manager

Firefox 20, released a couple of days ago, has just landed in all supported Ubuntu versions. The new Firefox version brings a few long-awaited features such as per-window private browsing and a new download manager.Firefox 20 introduces per-window private browsing: accessing File > New Private Window, you’ll get a window for private browsing that doesn’t [...]

Install Latest Firefox in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/11.10/10.04/Linux Mint (PPA)

Install Latest Firefox 20 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 14/13/12/9 (New Release) Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux coordinated by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, [...]

Firefox Gives You More Control Over Your Privacy

Firefox includes a new enhancement to private browsing that allows you to open a new private browsing window without closing or changing your current browsing session. You can shop for a birthday gift in a private window with your existing … Continue reading

Mozilla is Unlocking the Power of the Web as a Platform for Gaming

Mozilla, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web, is advancing the Web as the platform for high-end game development. With Mozilla’s latest innovations in JavaScript, game developers and publishers can now take advantage of … Continue reading

Mobilizing Mozilla: Blaze Your Own Path

Mozilla has been a pioneer and advocate for the Web for nearly 15 years. We are dedicated to promoting open standards and creating new Web experiences that allow innovation and creativity to flourish. We created choice and competition in the … Continue reading

Mozilla Unlocks the Power of the Web on Mobile with Firefox OS

Mozilla is excited to share that today 18 operators at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona announced their commitment to Firefox OS, which will power the world’s first Open Web Devices. These operators include: América Móvil, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, … Continue reading

WebRTC – Ringing A Mobile Phone Near You

WebRTC or Web Real-Time Communications is an open source project led by Mozilla and a number of other companies, aiming to enable the Web with Real Time Communication (RTC) capabilities including video calls and file-sharing (currently a Firefox first), between browsers that … Continue reading

Keep Your Browser Profiles In tmpfs (RAM) For Reduced Disk Writes And Increased Performance With Profile Sync Daemon

Profile Sync Daemon is a tool to move the web browser profile to RAM, using tmpfs, which has the advantage of reducing disk writes (very useful for SSD), increased speed and responsiveness. The tool supports most browsers: Chromium, Google Chrome, Firefox (stable, beta and aurora), Conkeror, Midori, Opera (including Opera Next) and Qupzilla and is [...]

Firefox Makes Web Games and Apps Speedier

Firefox’s new JavaScript compiler, IonMonkey, makes Web apps and games perform up to 25 percent faster. To see how exciting Firefox makes playing games or using apps on the Web, check out BananaBread, a fun 3D Web game created by … Continue reading

Mozilla in 2012

2012 was an incredible year for Mozilla. We mobilized. We did a better job than I have ever seen us do identifying the places where we needed to have impact, and then we focused and delivered. There’s a lot for … Continue reading

Firefox Gets Social with Facebook

Today, we’re excited to announce that Firefox is getting social with Facebook Messenger for Firefox, which is built on a new Social API for the Web. Firefox is the Web browser of choice for hundreds of millions of people worldwide … Continue reading

Offering a Firefox with MSN Custom Experience

We first added Bing as a search option in Firefox and later announced Firefox with Bing as a customized Firefox experience for Bing users. Today, we are releasing Firefox with MSN, a customized version of Firefox for MSN users. Firefox … Continue reading