News tagged ‘mozilla’

Thursday, 27 Dec 2012

Mozilla Backtracks on Decision to Kill 64-bit Version of Firefox

Mozilla Backtracks on Decision to Kill 64-bit Version of Firefox

Mozilla is backtracking on its decision to kill the 64-bit version of Firefox due to heavy backlash from users of the browser. Just last month, managing engineer Benjamin Smedberg requested developers stop development on the project's nightly builds of its 64-bit Windows distribution.

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla has quietly ended its development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows. There were a number of reasons given by the project manager that included the scarcity of plug-ins in 64-bit version, stability issues with the 64-bit builds as well as a general sense of mediocrity among users and testers.

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

Firefox 14 Released, Secure Search and Opt-In Plug-in Activation Added

Firefox 14 Released, Secure Search and Opt-In Plug-in Activation Added

Mozilla has released Firefox 14, the latest stable version of its browser for both PCs and Macs. This release is just behind the heels of Firefox 14 for Android that was launched last month. Read on to find out its new and exciting features!

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

Mozilla to Slow Down Development of Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla to Slow Down Development of Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source desktop email client, Thunderbird, has announced that it’d be cutting back on Thunderbird’s development, as continued innovation on the email client is no longer a priority for the company.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Firefox OS Powered Handsets Slated for Early 2013

Firefox OS Powered Handsets Slated for Early 2013

Firefox OS powered devices are slated for a commercial launch in Brazil in early 2013. The Firefox OS is based on Mozilla's "Boot to Gecko" project (BCG) that was first showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. Read on to find out more about Mozilla’s plans to launch its new mobile ecosystem.

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012

Experimental Mozilla Junior Browser for iOS

Experimental Mozilla Junior Browser for iOS

In a video presentation, Mozilla shows off an experimental build of their iOS web browser. Called Junior, the product aims to provide users with the Firefox experience on Apple mobile devices.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

According to Mr. Asa Dotzler who is the Product Director for the Firefox desktop browser, Microsoft will restrict third-party browsers from accessing certain APIs on Windows 8 ARM devices, dealing a serious blow to the planned release of their Metro-style Windows 8 version of Firefox.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera has confirmed that it'd be implementing WebKit prefixes. And it has now prepared Opera Mobile Emulator builds to test the WebKit prefix support.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

BrowserQuest Shows Off the Power of HTML 5

BrowserQuest Shows Off the Power of HTML 5

Mozilla has decided to use its popular internet browser, Firefox, to showcase the power of HTML 5 by launching a multiplayer game titled BrowserQuest. The game requires no addition plugins to function and is handled entirely by the browser.

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012

Firefox 11 Hits the Streets

Firefox 11 Hits the Streets

While Mozilla's Firefox hit its tenth incarnation not too long ago at the end of January, version 11 is being released today. What improvements for users as well as developers does it bring?

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