Thunderbird 5 Beta released – minor changes, major version number
June 3, 2011 – 07:29 | One Comment
Thunderbird 5 Beta released – minor changes, major version number

After a period of 18 months, Mozilla has released a beta version of a forthcoming major update to its email client. Thunderbird 5.0b1 will surprise many Thunderbird users because it appears that version 4 has …

Firefox 7 (Nightly) appears on the Mozilla servers; we pick the right build for you
May 27, 2011 – 08:20 | Comments Off on Firefox 7 (Nightly) appears on the Mozilla servers; we pick the right build for you
Firefox 7 (Nightly) appears on the Mozilla servers; we pick the right build for you

If you thought three builds of Firefox were hard enough to keep up with, you might want to sit down. For those who really want to experience Firefox on the cutting edge – and by …

LessChrome HD 2 streamlines Firefox’s interface by hiding unwanted chrome elements
May 23, 2011 – 18:54 | Comments Off on LessChrome HD 2 streamlines Firefox’s interface by hiding unwanted chrome elements
LessChrome HD 2 streamlines Firefox’s interface by hiding unwanted chrome elements

It used to be the case that bigger was regarded as better, but in recent years there have been a downward trend when it comes to the size of laptop screens. The popularity of netbooks …

Firefox 5.0 beta released for Android – mimics desktop but still lacks Flash
May 22, 2011 – 21:14 | Comments Off on Firefox 5.0 beta released for Android – mimics desktop but still lacks Flash
Firefox 5.0 beta released for Android – mimics desktop but still lacks Flash

The final version of Firefox 4.0 hardly seems to be been available for all that long and hot on its heels is the beta version of Firefox 5. As well as being made available for …

Firefox 5 Beta makes first official public appearance
May 20, 2011 – 17:16 | One Comment
Firefox 5 Beta makes first official public appearance

Mozilla has released the first publicly available beta of Firefox 5, which acts as a halfway house between the final stable, final release of Firefox and the developmental version, Firefox Aurora. The beta version offers a …

Firefox Aurora introduces new channel-switching feature
May 5, 2011 – 12:56 | Comments Off on Firefox Aurora introduces new channel-switching feature
Firefox Aurora introduces new channel-switching feature

Mozilla has introduced a new channel switching feature to Firefox Aurora, the developmental version of its popular Firefox web browser. Firefox Aurora allows users to get a sneak peek at early, unfinished versions of Firefox, …

Firefox 4 released for Android, complete with desktop synchronisation
March 29, 2011 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 released for Android, complete with desktop synchronisation
Firefox 4 released for Android, complete with desktop synchronisation

Mozilla has released an updated version of Firefox for Android, offering desktop synchronisation that makes it possible to share open tabs, passwords, bookmarks and history between your desktop computer and your Android device. For any …

Mozilla Firefox 4 officially available to download
March 21, 2011 – 07:08 | One Comment
Mozilla Firefox 4 officially available to download

Firefox 4 has finally been released by the Mozilla Foundation. Although at the time of writing Firefox 4 was being rolled out across the web before an official announcement was made, you can guarantee a …

Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs
December 22, 2010 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs
Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs

Mozilla has released the eighth beta of its forthcoming Firefox 4.0 release. With the program now feature-complete, this latest beta concentrates on squashing existing bugs while improving existing features and tweaking performance.
The two standout changes …

Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
November 11, 2010 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever

After previewing six Firefox 4 betas in just a few weeks, Mozilla has just released their first feature-complete build, beta 7 – and it’s the best one yet.
JägerMonkey, a brand new JavaScript compiler, tops the …

Firefox 4.0 Beta 2 adds App Tabs support
July 28, 2010 – 13:41 | Comments Off on Firefox 4.0 Beta 2 adds App Tabs support
Firefox 4.0 Beta 2 adds App Tabs support

The latest beta version of Firefox 4 has been released and the new build has a new feature in the form of app tabs. Firefox developers are aware that a large proportion of online activity …