Mozilla today released a new version of their Firefox browser. Firefox 59 reached the stable branch. Let's see what has changed.
Punycode is a special encoding used to convert Unicode characters to ASCII, which is a smaller, more restricted character set than Unicode. Punycode is used to encode internationalized domain names (IDNs) as a defense against address spoofing. Firefox allows enabling IDN punycode instead of non-Latin letters and Unicode symbols. This can be very useful, as you can find out if the currently opened web page is a phishing site or just a non-official mirror of some web site which you would like to avoid.
Microsoft Edge comes with a new Reader mode, which might be familiar to Firefox and Vivaldi users. When enabled, it strips out unnecessary elements from the opened web page, reflows the text and turns it into a cleaner looking text document without ads, menus and scripts, so the user can focus on reading the text content.Edge also renders the text on the page with a new font and formatting in Reader mode. Here is how to enable it in Microsoft Edge.
Mozilla today released a new version of their Firefox browser. Firefox 58 reached the stable branch. Let's see what has changed.
In this article, we will learn how to disable hardware acceleration in your Firefox browser. By default, it is enabled but can give you issues if you are using older hardware which does not support GPU acceleration. It might also be useful if you need to test some feature on a web site.
Mozilla today released a new version of their Firefox browser. It offers extra protection against the serious security issues recently found in Intel CPUs. The updated release has a workaround for Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
A number of users have noticed a strange extension which got installed automatically in Mozilla Firefox. It is named Looking Glass, it comes with no clear description, and looks very suspicious. Some users were worrying that it is some malware which has infected their Firefox browser. Here is everything you need to know about this extension.
As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. There are a number of fancy animations enabled by default in the Proton UI. One of them is the download animation. If you have disabled animations earlier, you might want to get rid of the download animation too.
In this article, we will review a method which will make your Firefox browser look better on HiDPI screens. By default, Firefox's scaling method may be not enough for your requirements, but you can quickly change it.
As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a default theme with a dark blue title bar. There are few themes which come pre-installed with the browser. In addition to themes, Firefox allows changing the user interface density. In this article, we will see how it can be done.