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Firefox Gets An Instantaneous Video Chat Feature, Better Search Bar

The latest version of Firefox is here, bringing an updated, easier-to-use search bar and a signup-free, no-plugin-required video chat feature.


Firefox Developer Edition Has The Tools Developers Need In One Place

Windows/Mac/Linux: Firefox has always been a great browser for development, and Mozilla has now released Firefox Developer Edition. It’s a browser packed with developer-friendly features, such as WebIDE, Valence for cross-browser debugging and responsive design view.


Resume A Failed Chrome Download With Firefox

It can be frustrating when a browser crashes in the middle of an important download. While Chrome can’t resume an interrupted or failed download, Firefox can pick up right where you left off.


Configure Your Browser To Disable SSL 3.0 Connections

eBay has already killed off SSL 3.0 connections to its website, one of undoubtedly many major companies clamping down on the now-insecure transport protocol. If you’d like to be proactive about the problem, it is possible, using the proper options, to disable or reject SSL connections right from your browser.


Unsticker.me Removes Annoying Facebook Stickers From Comments

Chrome/Firefox: People either love or hate Facebook’s new stickers. Unsticker.me is an open source extension for Firefox and Chrome that removes the stickers on comments if you don’t want to see them.


Expect The Stable Release Of Firefox 64-Bit Early Next Year

Internet Explorer has a 64-bit version and Chrome had its bits doubled in v37 (though it’s an opt-in feature, despite being declared stable). Firefox has 64-bit builds available, but for the average user, they might as well not exist. That looks like it’ll be changing next year, with Mozilla getting serious about promoting the browser’s mainstream executable to the wider version.


Add 'Find And Replace' Functionality To Your Browser

Chrome/Firefox: Find and replace is one of those handy little features in Word that isn’t really available anywhere else. If you’d like to add it to Chrome and Firefox, two extensions, Search and Replace, and Find and Replace, do the trick.


Firefox 33 Is Getting An 'Undo' Button Of Sorts

First we had Chrome and Firefox with their Incognito and Private modes respectively, a feature that proved popular enough that even Microsoft put its own version into Internet Explorer, starting from version 9. It looks like Mozilla is taking the whole super-secret browsing thing a step further, sticking a “clear history” button right on the toolbar, which can wipe out your web escapades in chunks as small as five minutes.


AdDetector Alerts You To Sponsored Posts And Native Advertising

Usually it’s not too hard to spot a sponsored post — also known as an advertorial — on the sites you visit, but it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to recognise such articles without reading the fine print. If you’re after a more obvious way to highlight this kind of content and your browser of choice is Chrome or Firefox, you’ll want to give an extension called AdDetector a whirl.


Lifehacker Pack For Firefox 2014: Our List Of The Essential Extensions

Firefox may not be as popular as Google Chrome these days, but it still has one of the best extension libraries around. Here are the essential Firefox extensions you need to bend the web to your will.