We were among the few, the proud who lined up outside their nearest Sprint dealer exactly three years ago tomorrow to buy the Palm Pre, the first device to feature the company’s innovative webOS software. While the device went back to the store two weeks later (never could get past that awful chiclet keyboard!), we remained fascinated by the platform, all the way to its bitter end last year with the HP TouchPad. Now you can relive the platform’s entire sad history, along with everything else happening this Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
Oh, Mozilla -- just when we start to get comfortable with a new version of your Firefox web browser, you come along and yank the rug out from under us with an even newer edition. In keeping with the company’s new fast track development, Firefox 11 is now available for your downloading pleasure.
Christmas falls on Sunday this year, which means most of us have an extended work week and are now truly feeling the “hump day” blues like never before. The good news is, you still have time to take care of everyone on your gift list, but hurry -- time stands still for no one, after all. We’ve found one of the best ways to get through “hump day” is to kick back for a few minutes and catch up on the day’s news… which we just so happen to have right here for Wednesday, December 21, 2011.
Many of us thought that Mozilla had gone to crazy town when they announced their “Rapid Release Timeline” for Firefox, with new full version releases every six weeks or so. But after taking seemingly forever to get through the first few versions, we’ve jumped from version 4 to 6 in just a few short weeks.
Wow, that was fast, right? It was only 90 days ago that Mozilla debuted Firefox 4 and those nuts have already gone ahead and jumped forward another full version number. So what’s changed in those three months? Mostly some under the hood stuff, so read on.
There’s a very good reason why Mozilla has so many die-hard fans of its Firefox browser -- because it’s a veritable feast of configurability, offering even casual users a host of methods for making the web browser their own. Here’s a look at a few of the tips and tricks that aren’t so obvious.
Android users got a treat this week with the release of Mobile Firefox, only a week after Mozilla unleashed the desktop version of Firefox 4 to the world. Available now on Android Marketplace, Mobile Firefox curiously skips Adobe Flash support in favor of HTML5.
Mozilla is officially releasing Firefox 4 on Tuesday, but we managed to get our mitts on a copy a day early and poked around to see what you can expect from the latest and greatest version. Will version 4 manage to top the eight million downloads in only 24 hours from the last major release?
Granted Firefox can have its ups and downs. However, one feature of the browser that has recently come about, that really hasn't received much attention. You can build your own add-ons for the browser.
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 4.0 public beta today. The beta of 4.0 has been out for a while, but only the techiest people dared to try it because of bugs and other various problems that goes along with beta software. However, this new beta includes plenty of new features that makes one of our favorite little browsers even better.