Mozilla Firefox 48.0 recently released, comes with a major update and improvements. One notable improvement is the introduction of Electrolysis(E10S), a multiple processes architecture that would split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. Mozilla team had begun enabling this feature. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 changelog New: Roar for moar protection against harmful downloads! We’ve got your back Process separation (e10s) is enabled for some of you.
Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature is the enhanced protection against malware downloads, WebRTC improvements, New design of the URL bar result panel with more results and many more. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta changelog New Enhanced protection against malware downloads WebRTC improvements: Delay-agnostic AEC enabled Full duplex for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X enabled ICE Restart & Update is supported Cloning of MediaStream and MediaStreamTrack is now supported New design of the URL bar result panel with more results Skia, the graphic library, enabled by default on GNU/Linux for better canvas performances Tab and Shift+F10 are now also supported in Firefox customization mode fixed Fixed Jabra headset and Logitech C920 webcam audio issue; users heard a frequency distorted (i.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release primarily focuses on bugfix. A notable update to this release is it fixes an issue where Firefox hangs or crashes on startup. Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 changelog Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins Lightweight themes on Firefox for Android do not verify a secure connection Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection Addressbar spoofing attacks Delay following click events in file download dialog too short on OS X Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog Addressbar spoofing through stored data url shortcuts on Firefox for Android Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:44.
With the recent release of Firefox 44, a new feature called Web Push was introduced. The web push feature allows your web browser to notify you when something important happens, even if you didn’t have the site open? Maybe you’ve got an incoming WebRTC call, an instant message, or a financial update. Perhaps your city just declared an emergency snow plowing schedule. Sometimes you just want to know when something happens.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfix. A notable new feature is an improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections. Mozilla Firefox 44.0 changelog New Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections Enable H.264 if system decoder is available Enable WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264 In the animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools Fixed
Panasonic recently announced that Firefox OS 2.5 will power the new Panasonic DX900 UHD TVs, the first LED LCD TVs in the world with Ultra HD Premium specification, unveiled today at CES 2016. Panasonic TVs powered by Firefox OS are already available globally, enabling consumers to find their favorite channels, apps, videos, websites and content quickly and pin content and apps to their TV’s home screen. Mozilla and Panasonic have been collaborating since 2014 to provide consumers with intuitive, optimized user experiences and allow them to enjoy the benefits of the open Web platform.
Darren Herman – VP of Content Services recently posted on Mozilla blog, that Mozilla has decided to stop advertising in Firefox through the Tiles experiment in order to focus on content discovery. Over the past two years, Mozilla had built and scaled a content platform that respects users. Tens of billions of pieces of content were served to users. Experiments conducted with all content – including advertising. Its been proved that advertising can be done well while respecting users.
According to recent posts online, Mozilla Firefox 64bit is likely to see Microsoft Silverlight integrated into one of its upcoming release in near future – date and version yet unknown. Based on speculation, Silverlight would be available on Mozilla Firefox 44 which is currently in Dev stage. At least for a while as Mozilla still plans on deprecating Silverlight support sometime in the future (much as Google and Microsoft already have).
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Mozilla Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview Android App had just been released today worldwide. This is an early experimental build of the OS available for developers to download on Android devices. This latest version of Firefox OS delivers exciting features including: Add-ons: Just like the add-ons we’ve come to love in desktop browsers,Firefox OS add-ons can extend just one app, several, or all of them, including the system app itself.
Mozilla recently announced the release of Firefox 43.0 Beta 1, which comes with a number of new features and improvements. One notable feature is GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only) and automatic showing of the on-screen touch keyboard on Windows 8 and higher. Other New Features: Improved API support for m4v video playback 1 Search suggestions can be displayed in the Awesome Bar WebRTC streaming on multiple monitors Developer: User selectable second block list for Private Browsing’s Tracking Protection Bind F1 key to open the settings when the toolbox is focused New ‘Use in Console’ context menu item in Inspector to store selected element in a temporary variable Search button next to overridden CSS properties to find similar properties in the rules view Ability to filter styles from their property names in the rules view Stack traces are now shown for exceptions inside the console Added ability to display server-side logs in the console Ability to choose resolution for the GCLI screenshot command Subresource integrity allows developers to make their sites more secure Network requests in Console now link to Network panel instead of opening in a popup Unprefixed ‘hyphens’ property is now supported WebIDE now has a sidebar-based UI The ‘transform-origin’ property is now supported on SVG elements Animation inspector now displays animations in a timeline Markup view shows indicators for pseudo-classes locked for elements Fixes: Eyedropper tool does not work as expected when page is zoomed For more information, see the official changelog for yourself.
Mozilla recently announced it’s plans to discontinue one of its theme’s “Firefox Heavyweight Theme” from Firefox as part of it’s dead initiative. For those who may not know, Heavyweight themes, sometimes also called full themes or complete themes, can modify all elements of the web browser opposed to so-called lightweight themes which modifies basic elements such as the header bar only. As reported by Benjamin Smedberg, who is the Manager of Firefox quality engineering at Mozilla: As part of Firefox great-or-dead, we’ve decided to stop support for “heavyweight” themes which can do arbitrary styling and replace chrome packages.
Mozilla Firefox 42.0 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with various bugfix and some additional new features one of which is providing Private Browsing with Tracking Protection, which blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites. Mozilla Firefox 42.0 changelog New: Private Browsing with Tracking Protection blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites Control Center that contains site security and privacy controls Indicator added to tabs that play audio with one-click muting WebRTC improvements: IPV6 support Preferences for controlling ICE candidate generation and IP exposure Hooks for extensions to allow/deny createOffer/Answer Improved ability for applications to monitor and control which devices are used in getUserMedia Login Manager improvements: Improved heuristics to save usernames and passwords Edit and show all logins in line, Copy/Paste usernames/passwords from the Context menu Migration imports your passwords to Firefox from Google Chrome for Windows and Internet Explorer; import anytime from the Login Manager Changed: HTML5 Improved performance on interactive websites that trigger a lot of restyles Implemented ES6 Reflect Support ImageBitmap and createImageBitmap() Media Source Extension for HTML5 video available for all sites DEVELOPER Remote website debugging over WiFi (no USB cable or ADB needed) View HTML source in a tab Asynchronous call stacks now allow web developers to follow the code flow through setTimeout, DOM event handlers, and Promise handlers.
Firefox 40 Beta 4 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes in 39 languages, Firefox Sync is now included by default, A new feature gives users a visual overview of all open tabs, allowing them to be sorted and grouped. Firefox 40 Beta 4 changelog Firefox 4 Beta 4 is available in 39 languages. Firefox Sync is now included by default.
Thunderbird 38.0.1 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based)email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.0.1 changelog New: GMail supports OAuth2 authentication, removing the need to manually select “allow less secure applications” in Google options for the account Ship Lightning calendar addon with Thunderbird and enable with an opt-out dialog Filter sent messages Filter messages when archived Enable search in multiple/all address books Add support for Yahoo Messenger in Chat Support Internationalized domain name URLs for RSS feeds Show expanded columns in folder pane Allow file-per-message (maildir) local message storage Add a Learn more link to the support page in feeds subscribe dialog Add reading position marker line to conversations The editor for twitter should show inputtable character count Changed:
Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with a few fixes and new features one of which is keep track of articles and videos with Pocket integration. Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 changelog Keep track of articles and videos with Pocket Clean formatting for articles and blog posts with Reader View Share the active tab or window in a Hello conversation A race condition that would cause Firefox to stop painting when switching tabs Fixed graphics performance when using the built-in VGA driver on Windows 7 Install Mozilla Firefox 38.
The Rust Core team recently announced the official release of Rust 1.0. Rust is a new programming language aiming to make it easier to build reliable, efficient systems. Rust combines low-level control over performance with high-level convenience and safety guarantees Highlights The vast majority of the standard library is now #[stable]. It is no longer possible to use unstable features with a stable build of the compiler. Many popular crates on crates.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.6 which contains updates to Firefox, meek, and OpenSSL; it is also the last release planned to run on 32-bit Apple hardware. If you have a 64-bit Mac and are running Mac OS X 10.8, you can expect to be automatically upgraded to Tor Browser 4.5, optimized for your hardware, later this month. If you are running OS X 10.6 or 10.7, however, you will need to update manually once that version of Tor Browser is released.
Firefox 37.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Certificate verification bypass through the HTTP/2 Alt-Svc header and Loading privileged content through Reader mode. Other various bug fixes includes Windows can retain access to privileged content on navigation to unprivileged pages PRNG weakness allows for DNS poisoning on Android Same-origin bypass through anchor navigation Use-after-free due to type confusion flaws Memory corruption crashes in Off Main Thread Compositing CORS requests should not follow 30x redirections after preflight Incorrect memory management for simple-type arrays in WebRTC Cursor clickjacking with flash and images Out of bounds read in QCMS library resource:// documents can load privileged pages Add-on lightweight theme installation approval bypassed through MITM attack Use-after-free when using the Fluendo MP3 GStreamer plugin Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:37.
Mozilla Firefox 36 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web. Mozilla Firefox 36 update: New Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol Locale added: Uzbek (uz) HTML5 Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries Fixed CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart Various security fixes See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36 on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS wget ftp.