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Google Blocks Background Flash Content In Chrome

The slow death of Adobe Flash marches on. Google has announced it will be blocking non-essential Flash content that runs in the background of webpages in September. Mozilla has already started doing this with its Firefox browser this month. Here’s what you need to know.


Mozilla Will Start Blocking Superfluous Flash Content

Google has already committed to blocking almost all Adobe Flash content from its Chrome browser by the end of the year. Now Mozilla has said it stop certain non-essential Flash content from being displayed in the Firefox browser starting from August. Here’s what you need to know.


Firefox's Experimental Containers Feature Lets You Log Into Multiple Accounts On The Same Services At Once

Let’s say you have multiple Twitter accounts, or several Google accounts, or even a few different bank accounts. It sucks to have to switch between those accounts in your browser. Firefox is testing out a new feature called Containers in its beta channel that hopes to fix this.


This Might Be The Only YouTube Browser Add-On You'll Ever Need

OK, anyone currently working on a browser add-on to customise YouTube can stop now. YouTube Plus, available for both Chrome and Firefox, has basically dropped the mic when it comes to tweaking your online video-watching experience.


Firefox's Days On OS X Mountain Lion (And Older) Are Numbered

Nothing lasts forever, including browser support and operating systems. Apple has already kicked OS X versions 10.8, 10.7 and 10.6 to the curb and in August this year, Firefox on these platforms will also be given its marching orders by Mozilla.


Yes, Mozilla Prototypes With Chrome Tech, But Has No Plans To Dump Firefox

We’ve already seen some consolidation in the browser space with Opera dropping its technology base and moving to Blink, Google’s fork of WebKit and the meat behind Chrome. Would Mozilla ever consider such a move for Firefox? Not right now, but the company is happy to use the best tools for the job, even if those tools come from Google.


Start.me Offers Customisable Start Pages You Can Use In Any Browser, On Any Computer

Start.me isn’t exactly new — they have been around for a long time, but they have made a lot of quiet, behind the scenes changes that are great if you want a single, useful page you can set every new tab in all of your browsers to open to, on any computer or device you use.


Mozilla Kills 'YouTube Unblocker' Add-On After Malicious Behaviour Discovered

One usually doesn’t question the trustworthiness of a Firefox extension from Mozilla’s official add-on site, but in the case of the recently removed “YouTube Unblocker”, that faith would have been misplaced. The add-on is no longer available, after being removed by Mozilla for violating the organisation’s extension guidelines.


How To Turn Off Address Bar Search Predictions In Every Browser

Google’s search predictions that pop up in the URL bar of modern browsers are often useful, but they’re just as often an annoyance. If you’d prefer to ditch them altogether, it’s really easy to do and it just depends on which browser you’re using.


Mozilla Officially Shutters Firefox OS

Last December marked the beginning of the end for Mozilla’s smartphone platform, Firefox OS. Now it’s official — Mozilla will cease development of the operating system after the next update and will be closing the doors on its satellite operations over the next few months.


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