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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.


Firefox Is Finally Available On iOS

iOS: If your browser of choice is Firefox and you also use an iPhone or iPad, you’ve probably been frustrated by Firefox’s absence from iOS. Today, that frustration has ended.


ProxMate Extension Abandons Free Model, Moves To Subscription

ProxMate was one of the few remaining free proxy browser extensions, but earlier this month, it moved to a subscription model (along with receiving a new icon and facelift). So, if you want to continue using ProxMate, you’ll have to cough up some coin.


Firefox, Chrome Now Consider Kickass Torrents An Unsafe Website

Popular torrent aggregator Kickass Torrents appears to have fallen foul of Mozilla and Google, with the site now flagged as suspicious by both companies.


Mozilla To Follow Google's Decision To Dump Core API For Flash, Java & Silverlight

There was a time when browsers needed a little help to deliver decent multimedia content, but we’re fast leaving those days behind. For proof, look no further to Google and now Mozilla’s decision to cut the ancient Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI), the core API that allows plugins such as Flash and Silverlight to operate.


Tweak Hidden Firefox Settings With Free Tool ConfigFox

Braver souls venture regularly into the about:config section of Firefox, but only a few return having made any useful changes. ConfigFox promises to make the life of the casual (and determined) browser tweaker easier by providing a nice user interface and tool set for altering Firefox’s internals.


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