Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown
August 1, 2016 – 18:13 | No Comment
Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 48 FINAL for desktop. After the relatively minor releases of late, Firefox 48 contains a number of notable new features, both visible and behind the scenes, to excite users.
There’s improved protection …

Browsing Firefox’s hidden browsing history with Pin Patrol
July 27, 2016 – 06:52 | No Comment
Browsing Firefox’s hidden browsing history with Pin Patrol

If you’re wondering what someone’s been doing in Firefox then you could check the browser history, but if they’ve deleted it, along with any cookies, cache or logins, you won’t learn very much.
What isn’t so …

Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
June 7, 2016 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
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 | Comments Off on Auto-close unused Firefox tabs with Dustman
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 …