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

Eight Years of Firefox

Eight years ago today, Mozilla launched the first version of Firefox. We had the audacity to believe that we could change things. We believed that a community of people who understood the power of the Web, and who put people … Continue reading

Firefox Debuts New Developer Toolbar

Firefox makes developing for the Web faster and easier with a unique Developer Command Line. The new tool provides easy keyboard control over Firefox Developer Tools and is intuitive, completing commands and parameters for you. In addition, Firefox unprefixes a … Continue reading

Download GNOME 3 Adwaita Theme For Firefox

Adwaita for Firefox is a theme designed to integrate Firefox with Adwaita, the default GNOME 3 theme. The theme features GNOME 3 like tabs, a toolbar like the one used in the latest GNOME 3.6 and many other tweaks.Adwaita theme for Firefox 15 has been released recently and was submitted to addons.mozilla.org but it hasn’t [...]

3 Hidden Features In Firefox 15 You May Want To Enable

Firefox 15, which has been released a few days ago, comes with some cool features disabled by default: native PDF viewer, preferences in tab and click-to-play plugins.These features have been in testing for quite a while, but they are not 100% ready so they aren’t enabled by default and there are no options in the [...]

Firefox Now Uses Less Memory to Make Browsing Faster

Firefox makes your Web experience faster by reducing memory usage when browsing with certain add-ons. The improvements make browsing smoother and more responsive. Firefox adds features that make it easier for developers to build amazing Web experiences. The new JavaScript … Continue reading

Firefox Add-ons Cross More Than 3 Billion Downloads!

We are excited to announce that we just crossed more than 3 billion downloads* of Firefox Add-ons! That’s almost half of the world’s population and more than the number of people on the Internet today. Mozilla introduced add-ons to the … Continue reading

Customize Firefox to Show Support for Your Country

Mozilla Firefox is a global community of passionate people working together to make the Web better. This summer, athletes from around the world are coming together to support and represent their countries in a global competition. To celebrate the spirit … Continue reading

New Security and Developer Features Now in Firefox

Firefox has new features that make browsing more secure and Web applications like games more powerful. We automatically make your Google searches secure in Firefox to protect your data from potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public … Continue reading

Firefox 13 is now available

Firefox 13 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/ . As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 13 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/13.0/releasenotes/ . Firefox 10.0.5 is also now […]

Firefox Has a Redesigned Home Page and New Tab Experience That Make Browsing the Web Faster and Easier

Firefox makes it faster and easier to get where you want to go on the Web with a redesigned Home Page and New Tab experience. The Home Page now includes icons at the bottom of the page to give you … Continue reading

Do Not Track Gains More Support around the Web

Editor’s Note: Mozilla today announced updated user and industry adoption of Do Not Track. Check out the blog post from Alex Fowler, Mozilla Global Privacy and Policy Lead. Excerpt below. Mozilla introduced the Do Not Track header last year to … Continue reading

Windows on ARM Users Need Browser Choice Too

For the past eight years, users and developers have enjoyed a Windows platform environment that offered users a choice of browsers to navigate their digital lives.  It wasn’t always that way. Prior to the launch of Firefox in 2004, there … Continue reading

Firefox 12 is now available

Firefox 12 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 12 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/12.0/releasenotes/. Firefox 10.0.4 is also now available for […]

Firefox 11 is now available

Firefox 11 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 11 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/11.0/releasenotes/. Firefox 10.0.3 is also now available for […]