Mozilla has released Firefox 97, a new version of their very own web browser which is the last non-Chromium based app on the market. This is a minor update. Its most notable changes are an extended set of Colorways themes and Windows 11 style scrollbars. Continue reading
Nowadays, every modern browser has a picture-in-picture mode. It allows the user to move a video from a web page into a small always-on-top window. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and other browsers let you also manage playback using simple media buttons, such as play/pause. About a year ago, Mozilla started working on an improved version of picture-in-picture in Firefox. The needed infrastructure is now available in Firefox Nightly, the earliest version of Firefox, where Mozilla tests new features and capabilities. Continue reading
You can restore the file download prompt in Mozilla Firefox, which is disabled by default starting in Firefox 97. The browser now directly fetches the file from the Internet once you click its download link. It will only show a notification at the top of its window, similar to how it works in Chrome and Edge. Continue reading
Mozilla Foundations plans to change how the Firefox browser handles downloads. The current stable version of Firefox displays a download prompt when the user attempts to download a file. The prompt lets you open the file in a specific app or save it to the default directory. Future Firefox updates will ditch this long-standing technique in favor of the idea found in Chrome, Edge, and other Chromium-based browsers. Continue reading
Mozilla today released Firefox 96 stable. The release is a security update without drastic changes inthe user interface The most important part of the its changelog are improvements and security fixes. However, there are a few things regular users may like. Continue reading
Here is a bit of good news for all Linux Mint users. The team behind the popular distro signed an agreement with Mozilla. Now, Mint will ship Firefox without its customizations, which many users never liked. Continue reading
After introducing a major design overhaul for Firefox, Mozilla Foundation now wants to polish some minor bits and pieces in its browser. Firefox 97, currently available in the Nightly channel (where preview builds come the earliest), received redesigned scrollbars. Continue reading
On December 7, 2021, Mozilla released Firefox 95 with various improvements and optimizations. Besides, Firefox 95 arrived in the Microsoft Store, allowing Windows 10 and 11 users to get a popular alternative to mainstream Chromium without navigating to Firefox’s website Continue reading
Yesterday, Mozilla made available a new Firefox version to stable version users. Firefox 95 is a minor release with mostly security and privacy improvements. Here are the key changes in this release.
Although Firefox is not the most popular browser, nor it offers the same compatibility level as Chrome or Edge, it is a solid alternative to mainstream Chromium-based solutions. Besides, in a world where one company adds eavesdropping APIs and another bloats its browser with cash grab features, Firefox is a breath of fresh air for privacy-minded users.