Mozilla Issues Critical Update for Firefox 10

The open source Mozilla Firefox 10 web browser is the first of a new era for Firefox. Firefox 10 is an ESR (Extended Support Release), with at least 42 weeks of support. In contrast with Mozilla’s new rapid release cycle new non-ESR releases are out every six weeks. Barely two weeks after being released, Mozilla […]

Firefox 10 is now available

Firefox 10 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android 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 10 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/10.0/releasenotes/. -Alex Keybl Release Manager at Mozilla

Mozilla Plans for Firefox Enterprise – Will it Slow Innovation?

From the ‘Lowest Common Denominator’ files: One of the perceived shortcomings of Mozilla’s rapid release cycle, with new browsers every 6 weeks – is that enterprises couldn’t keep up. So now Mozilla has officially embraced a plan for an Enterprise release version of Firefox dubbed Extended Release Support (ESR). Personally, I don’t think it’s a […]

Firefox gets 3D web page inspection

As announced last month, Mozilla has integrated the Tilt 3D extension into the core Firefox code in the latest nightlies, adding yet another improvement to the set of web development tools currently in the pipeline. As with the Tilt 3D extension, web developers can look at a 3D rendering of a web page and easily […]

Are You Using Firefox 9.0? If So, Get the Updated Version 9.01

Only one day after releasing its Firefox 9.0 browser, Mozilla has delivered a version 9.01 update, in the wake of problems experienced by users on all three major platforms: Windows, the Mac and Linux. Various reports charactize the problems as crashes and instability at handling toolbars. In any case, if you’re using version 9.0 you […]

Firefox 9 improves JavaScript performance

As expected, the Mozilla Project has now officially released version 9.0 of its open source Firefox web browser. Based on the Gecko 9.0 rendering engine, Firefox 9.0 brings under the hood changes that improve JavaScript performance by up to 30 per cent; early tests by ExtremeTech confirmed Mozilla’s estimates, but found that it could also […]

Download Firefox 9.0 Final for Linux

Mozilla unofficially released last evening, December 19th, the highly anticipated Mozilla Firefox 9.0 web browser for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows operating systems. There’s no official announcement yet, but the binary and source archives of the final version of Mozilla Firefox 9.0 were made available for download on the official FTP site of the […]

Mozilla Celebrates The 7th Birthday Of Firefox Web Browser

Been 7 years since the first release of Mozilla Firefox version 1. Since the first release of Firefox web browser become one of the most usable web browser by many users. Firefox comes in the second place and has 25% approx of web browsers usage share. Latest version of Mozilla Firefox 8 become 32 times […]

Firefox 8 arrives today to leave unwanted add-ons out

Mozilla is releasing a major update for Firefox (Firefox 8) today, so let’s give a look at what we are getting in this release cycle. Some releases ago, Firefox introduced a feature so that when you are restoring a previous Firefox session, the current tab is loaded first while the others are loaded afterwards in […]

Firefox to go with native UI on Android

Mozilla’s Johnathan Nightingale has announced an important change coming to future releases of Firefox on Android. According to the post, Mozilla will drop XUL as the language of choice for creating Firefox UI on Android and will use native widgets and interfaces instead. XUL (eXtensible User interface Language), is an XML grammar used by Mozilla […]

Firefox 8: The Next Major Version of Mozilla’s Browser

While many Firefox users are still working with version 7, Mozilla has made a beta version of Firefox 8 available, and this version can be thought of as the next major iteration of the browser. You can download the beta now. It’s the latest of several upgrades to Firefox that Mozilla has delivered since moving […]

Firefox for Tablets available for download in Aurora Channel

It’s been quite a while since we did that post on Firefox’s upcoming tablet User Interface, and guess what, it’s finally here! Firefox for Tablets has just landed in Aurora channel, which means, you can now download it, test it, and make the product even better. The tablet version includes all the features we discussed […]

Mozilla Targets McAfee Add-On As the Cause of Firefox Crashes

If you’ve been following the past few releases of the Mozilla Firefox browser, you know that some of the recent releases have caused crashing and performance problems. In particular, OStatic readers sounded off in the comments on this post when Firefox 4 was released, reporting problems with add-on compatibility and more. Some of the problems […]

Developers pause automatic Firefox updates

In a post on the Mozilla Add-ons Blog, developer Justin Scott says that a number of users are experiencing problems with add-ons after upgrading to version 7 of Firefox, which was released earlier this week. While the extensions and their data are still there, they are no longer visible; the flaw was first reported on […]

Firefox 3.6.23 security update now available

As part of Mozilla’s ongoing security and stability update process, Firefox 3.6.23 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * […]

New Firefox update available

Mozilla, a global, non-profit organization dedicated to making the Web better, today released an update to Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Mozilla Firefox provides a speedy Web browsing experience for users and new tools to help developers create faster websites and Web apps. You can find more details in the announcement blog posts: […]

Extended Support proposal for Firefox enterprise users

The Mozilla Foundation’s reactivated Enterprise User Working Group has made a proposal on how “Extended Support Releases” (ESR) could be offered to enterprises and other large organisations deploying Firefox. Issues arose when Mozilla moved to a rapid rolling release schedule for Firefox which saw a new version of the browser published every six weeks. Enterprise […]

Firefox 6.0.2 and 3.6.22 security updates now available

Firefox 6.0.2 and Firefox 3.6.22 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android from http://mozilla.org/firefox. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * Latest Firefox: http://mozilla.org/firefox * […]

Mozilla Proceeds with Rapid Firefox Updates, Despite Bumps in the Road

Mozilla announced its intent to pursue a new rapid release cycle early this year, and while the company has taken some criticism for performance problems in new versions, it is true that the rapid release cycle has remained on track. Some of the most heated criticism of the rapid release cycle has come from IT […]

Firefox 6.0.1 and 3.6.21 desktop security updates now available

Firefox 6.0.1 and Firefox 3.6.21 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://firefox.com. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * Latest Firefox: http://firefox.com * Firefox […]