“Firefox has prevented the unsafe plugin “Adobe Flash” from running on *insert website address here*”. This is a message Firefox users must have recently come across. Well, Google and Firefox have disabled Adobe Flash Player owing to the exploitation of a flaw in Flash by an Italian surveillance company called Hacking Team. Read More
Don’t want to miss out on those important notifications about your next meeting date, time at the movies, or your anniversary but don’t want to leave whatever you’re browsing? Desktop notifications combines these two tasks, making your browser act as a hub for notifications so that you don’t miss out on those while surfing the web. Read More
At Mozilla’s Product Design Strategy event, the open-source giant revealed a prototype of Firefox for iPad. Alex Limi and Trond Werner Hansen were the two designers that showed off Junior, a web browser from Mozilla that is meant to serve the purpose of Firefox on iPad, but does not appear to be like Firefox in any way. Limi said that Safari on iPad is “a pretty miserable experience” and that with Junior, the team will “throw out everything we know about browsers so far” to “reinvent the browser for a new form factor”. Read More
Firefox’s mobile offering, Fennec is now available for Android users. This Alpha release is also available for Nokia N900 users and has Firefox Sync built in the browser. Fennec offers the same experience as Firefox with support for add ons and is built on the same technology as that of Firefox.
Mozilla has announced that they have been working on an application for the iPhone known as Firefox Home. Firefox Home is based on Mozilla’s Sync (earlier known as Weave) technology and it gives users instant access to their bookmarks, browsing history, opened tabs and recent tabs from their last Firefox browsing session.