Tag: Firefox

Firefox 49: HTTP passwords on HTTPS sites

Mozilla plans to launch an update for the built-in password manager in Firefox that will make HTTP passwords work on HTTPS sites as well. If you use the built-in functionality to save passwords in Firefox currently, you may know that the manager distinguishes between HTTP and …

Howto-Upgrade: Firefox 48 Released, Multi-Process Enabled

Mozilla Firefox 48.0 was released on Tuesday. The biggest change is that Electrolysis (E10S), the multiple processes architecture, is beginning to be enabled by default. Electrolysis is the project name for Mozilla’s efforts to split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. The …

Tor Privacy settings coming to Firefox

Mozilla works on uplifting privacy settings of the Tor browser project to the Firefox web browser to provide privacy conscious users with additional privacy-related options. While the Tor browser is based on Firefox ESR, it is modified with additional privacy and security settings to protect users …

Firefox 49: Simplify Page improves printing

A new feature has been added to Firefox 49 by Mozilla which improves the native printing process by utilizing the browser's reader mode. If you want to print web pages in Firefox currently, you either end up with elements on the printout that you don't require, …

Google Data Saver for Firefox

Google DataSaver Proxy is a Firefox add-on that brings Google's popular data compression technology to the Mozilla browser. Google launched a data compression proxy for Chrome on Android in 2013, and has since then brought the technology as a browser extension to desktop versions of the …

Fix Firefox resource URI leak

Any website can access a selection of Firefox resource files to find out more about the web browser that is used to connect to the site. Firefox and add-ons use the resource:// scheme to load resources internally, but some of the information are available to sites …

Firefox 49 will ship with multi-process architecture

Mozilla plans to make Firefox 49 the first stable version of the web browser in which the browser's new multi-process architecture Electrolysis (E10S) is enabled by default for a major part of the browser's userbase. It seems that the never ending story of making Firefox a …

YouTube Plus for Firefox and Chrome

YouTube Plus is a free add-on for the Firefox and Google Chrome web browser that provides you with dozens of configuration options to improve your YouTube experience. Additionally, it is also available as a userscript for you to install in other web browsers that support these …

Firefox 49: set default HTML5 video volume

Mozilla has added a new feature to Firefox 49 -- currently available if you run Firefox Nightly -- that allows you to set a default HTML5 video volume in the browser. While it is usually possible to change the volume of audio or video content using …

How To Disable Pocket In Firefox 38 And Above

Firefox has lately been integrating other services in the browser. For a while it was just its own data syncing service and then the Hello feature that was introduced later on but Mozilla isn’t content with just developing and integrating its own products. As of Firefox …