Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
June 7, 2016 – 04:38 | No Comment
Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams

Mozilla has released Firefox 47 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. Version 47 adds support for Google’s Widevine CDM, enabling compliant sites including Amazon Video to stream DRM-protected video natively using HTML5 rather than via …

Auto-close unused Firefox tabs with Dustman
June 2, 2016 – 04:11 | No Comment
Auto-close unused Firefox tabs with Dustman

You can resize Firefox tabs, group them, send them to another window, but it won’t make any difference: there’s never quite enough tab space to go around.
Dustman is a free Firefox extension which helps out …

Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users
April 26, 2016 – 04:30 | Comments Off on Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users
Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users

Mozilla has released Firefox 46.0 FINAL, a relatively minor refresh of its desktop browser for Windows, Linux and Mac with no standout new features.
Also released is Firefox for Android 46.0, which does at least include …

Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL released, promises uniquely customisable web browser for power users
April 6, 2016 – 05:55 | Comments Off on Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL released, promises uniquely customisable web browser for power users
Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL released, promises uniquely customisable web browser for power users

Vivaldi Technologies has unveiled Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL, the first stable release of a web browser aimed squarely at those who want full control over their web browsing experience.
Vivaldi has been developed by a team led …

Check Windows and Firefox for rogue root certificates with RCC
March 18, 2016 – 06:14 | Comments Off on Check Windows and Firefox for rogue root certificates with RCC
Check Windows and Firefox for rogue root certificates with RCC

Root certificates are a cornerstone of web security, a vital element in ensuring the sites you visit are who they claim to be.
Windows ships with a lengthy list of known trusted certificates, but applications – …

Firefox 45 FINAL unveils improved Synced Tab features, but removes Tab Groups
March 8, 2016 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Firefox 45 FINAL unveils improved Synced Tab features, but removes Tab Groups
Firefox 45 FINAL unveils improved Synced Tab features, but removes Tab Groups

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 45 FINAL, its desktop browser for Mac, Linux and Windows. The new release focuses its changes on the browser’s use of tabs, and also becomes the base for the new Extended …

View all your Chrome/ Firefox/ IE addons with NirSoft’s BrowserAddonsView
February 25, 2016 – 07:51 | Comments Off on View all your Chrome/ Firefox/ IE addons with NirSoft’s BrowserAddonsView
View all your Chrome/ Firefox/ IE addons with NirSoft’s BrowserAddonsView

Freeware developer NirSoft has released BrowserAddonsView, a free tool which detects and displays all your installed Chrome, Firefox and IE extensions, in all user profile folders.
Every installed addon is displayed in the usual NirSoft table, …

Copy Plain Text strips the formatting from copied text (Firefox)
February 16, 2016 – 13:45 | Comments Off on Copy Plain Text strips the formatting from copied text (Firefox)
Copy Plain Text strips the formatting from copied text (Firefox)

You’re browsing the web, find some interesting text, copy and paste it elsewhere… And then realise it’s got all the original formatting, now entirely unnecessary. And maybe an unwanted image, too.
Copy Plain Text is a …

Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface
January 26, 2016 – 09:24 | Comments Off on Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface
Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface

Moonchild Productions has unveiled Pale Moon 26.0, the first major update of its Firefox-based browser for Windows and Linux since October 2014.
The new build, also available in 64-bit, sees Pale Moon unveil its own browser …

Firefox 44 adds H.264 video support on desktop, supports cloud printing on Android
January 26, 2016 – 05:02 | Comments Off on Firefox 44 adds H.264 video support on desktop, supports cloud printing on Android
Firefox 44 adds H.264 video support on desktop, supports cloud printing on Android

Mozilla has released Firefox 44 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox 44 for Android hot on its heels. Like the previous release, the most visible changes are reserved for the mobile build.
Android users …

Firefox 43 FINAL adds new block list, updates Android user interface
December 14, 2015 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Firefox 43 FINAL adds new block list, updates Android user interface
Firefox 43 FINAL adds new block list, updates Android user interface

Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 43 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox 43 for Android due to follow imminently.
The desktop build gains few notable new features – including a secondary Private Browsing block …