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firefox 86.0 stable

Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 86.0

Mozilla released Firefox 86.0 Stable and Firefox 78.8 ESR to the public on February 23, 2021. The new versions of the browser are already available as direct downloads from the Mozilla website […]

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Do you have several windows open in Firefox? Many people do, it's a good way to categorize tabs or run two Firefox instances side-by-side on a widescreen display. Having all your work […]

firefox-context menu redesign

Firefox 89's user interface will be leaner and less convoluted

Mozilla is working on a refresh of the user interface of its Firefox web browser under the codename Proton. As it stands, Proton will land in desktop versions of the web browser […]

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Firefox 87: find on page highlights matches in scrollbar

Mozilla plans to introduce a new usability feature in Firefox 87 that improves the web browser's find on page functionality. Currently, when you use find on page, e.g. by invoking it with […]

firefox proton

Another glimpse at Firefox's upcoming Proton design refresh: the new menu

Mozilla is working on another design refresh for its desktop version of the Firefox web browser. Some may fear the worst, others may be looking forward to design changes. The refresh is […]

firefox 85.0.2

Firefox 85.0.2 is out with a single deadlock fix

Mozilla has released Firefox 85.0.2, a stable channel update for the organization's Firefox web browser. Released for all supported desktop operating systems, Firefox 85.0.2 fixes an issue that is exclusive to certain […]

tabmerger

Manage browser tabs efficiently with open source TabMerger extension

TabMerger is a relatively new browser extension that is available for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. The extension should install fine in other Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers as well. TabMerger's […]

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Mozilla Firefox gets open to display modified preferences only on about:config

Mozilla Firefox users will soon be able to display only modified preferences on the browser's advanced configuration page about:config. All desktop versions of Firefox as well as Firefox Nightly for Android come […]

firefox 85.0.1

Firefox 85.0.1 fixes a critical security issue and bugs

Mozilla released Firefox 85.0.1 Stable and Firefox ESR 78.7.1 to the public on February 5, 2021. The new browser versions are already available and will be installed automatically on most systems thanks […]

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Many modern browsers have a feature called reader view, that presents web pages in a distraction-free layout. So, if a page has a cluttered sidebar, annoying ads, or a lot of elements […]

firefox new tab shortcuts

Firefox Top Sites to be renamed to Shortcuts. New Design launches in Nightly

Mozilla confirmed some time ago that it is working on an interface refresh of the Firefox web browser under the codename Proton (not to be confused with Photon, a previous design refresh […]

Write notes in a new tab and save them locally with the TextNotes extension for Firefox

Write notes in a new tab and save them locally with the TextNotes extension for Firefox

Found something interesting and want to save it for future reference? You could save the web page, or copy the content and save it in Notepad, or a cloud-based note taking service. […]

firefox 85 android

Firefox 85 for Android released with DRM stream support and usability improvements

Mozilla released Firefox 85.0 Stable for all supported desktop operating systems last week. Firefox 85 is the first stable version of Firefox without Flash support, and Mozilla did add a number of […]

firefox voice retirement

Mozilla retires Firefox Voice and Voice Fill extensions

Mozilla announced the retirement of the two Firefox extensions Firefox Voice and Firefox Voice Fill yesterday. Firefox Voice was labeled beta all the time. Mozilla released the source code of both extensions […]

firefox 85 stable release

Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 85.0

Mozilla will release Firefox 85.0 Stable and Firefox 78.7 ESR later today to the public (if you are reading this on January 26, 2021). The new Firefox versions are distributed via the […]

firefox skeleton ui windows

Firefox Nightly uses a new skeleton UI on start on Windows

If you are using Firefox Nightly on Windows 10, you may have noticed a new more-or-less blank user interface that gets loaded on the very first start of the browser. Mozilla calls […]

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Do you have too many tabs open in your browser? Sometimes it can get really difficult to locate the tab you need, and the more tabs you have, the worse it becomes. […]

firefox multiple picture-in-picture videos

First look at Firefox's Multiple Picture-in-Picture video feature

Most web browsers support a picture-in-picture video feature to watch a video in an independent window on the screen. One of its main purposes is to watch a video while doing something […]