Category Archives: Firefox

Firefox 67 is out, here’s what’s new

Firefox 67 is out, here’s what’s new

Mozilla is today releasing Firefox 67 to the stable branch. Let's see what is new in this version of the popular browser.

Mozilla Enables Firefox Monitor Extension in Firefox 67

Mozilla Enables Firefox Monitor Extension in Firefox 67

Starting with Firefox 67, Mozilla included their Firefox Monitor service as an added extension by default. Previously, it was a standalone service using which users could find out if prior data breaches had leaked their information. This service will be extended to offer real-time warnings when a Firefox user visits a website.

Firefox is Getting Picture-in-Picture Mode

Firefox is Getting Picture-in-Picture Mode

A number of modern browsers now have a feature called Picture-in-Picture mode out of the box. Picture-in-Picture mode allows opening videos that play in the web browser in a small overlay window which can be managed separately from the browser's window. This feature is available in Google Chrome, Vivaldi, and others. Finally, it is coming to Mozilla Firefox.

New About:config Page and Add-on Manager in Firefox

New About:config Page and Add-on Manager in Firefox

Firefox 67 is the upcoming version of the popular browser.  Currently it is available in the Nightly channel. It features an updated about:config page and a revamped user interface for the add-on manager. Let's see what has changed.

Firefox 66: Windows Hello Support

Firefox 66: Windows Hello Support

Firefox 66 for Desktop will add support for Windows Hello authentication in Windows 10. At the time of this writing, the browser is on version 65 of the stable branch, so the Windows Hello feature will be included in the next release of Firefox that is expected on March 19, 2019.

Firefox 66: Autoplaying Sound Blocker

Firefox 66: Autoplaying Sound Blocker

Firefox 66 will include a new privacy option that will also block autoplay of sounds on websites. The option will be enabled by default for all users of Firefox for Android.. In Firefox for Desktop, the feature will be initially enabled in Firefox 66 for a select group of users.

Firefox 66: Scroll Anchoring

Firefox 66: Scroll Anchoring

Mozilla is adding a new feature to Firefox 66. Scroll Anchoring should eliminate unexpected page content jumps that happen when images and ads are being asynchronously loaded at the top of the page, making you scroll the page down.