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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.


How To Stop Videos From Auto-Playing In Four Popular Browsers

Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you — and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in your browser of choice.


Firefox 64-Bit For Windows Finally Available

It has been a long wait but Mozilla has finally released the 64-bit version of the its popular Firefox browser for Windows 7 and above operating systems. Here’s what you need to know and how you can get it.


Mozilla Dumps Tile Advertising Experiment From Firefox

It’s no secret Mozilla has been toying with ideas to monetise Firefox, with one “experiment” including advertisement-filled home page tiles. After trialling the feature for a while, Mozilla has decided to give it the axe.


Mozilla's Pushes Multi-Process Firefox Back To Next Year

Switching an application from single to multi-process is no small undertaking, especially with a project the size of Firefox. Despite Mozilla’s best intentions to get “Electrolysis”, the codename for its project to make its browser multi-process, into 43, the implementation has been pushed back to 2016 for version 46 at the earliest.


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