Posts Tagged ‘Firefox 3’

July 28th, 2008
Firefox 3.1 Introduces More Address Bar Improvements

Mozilla is working hard on Firefox 3.1 which is slated for release later this year, and with it will come several improvements. For starters it will include a Control+Tab replacement that makes switching between tabs a bit more fancy. It will also come packed with numerous improvements to the address bar to help please those of you who don't like how it currently handles itself.

Continue Reading
July 23rd, 2008
CyberNotes: Understanding & Tweaking the Firefox 3 Address Bar

The new Firefox 3 address bar is one of those things that you either love or hate, and it's quite amazing how much buzz such a simple aspect of the browser can cause.

Continue Reading
July 18th, 2008
Firefox Extension Moderators Overloaded

You're probably aware of how the Firefox add-on system works by now, but we'll give a quick recap. Over a year ago Mozilla decided that they needed to add a middle-man to the extension publishing process so that they could ensure that only the quality extensions made it onto the add-ons site.

Continue Reading
July 18th, 2008
Firefox 3.1 Alpha Coming July 25th

Now that Mozilla has shipped Firefox 3.0 they have begun working on the next milestone that's due out at the end of 2008. Firefox 3.1 Alpha (code named Shiretoko) is should be released on July 25th according to ZDNet, and the first Beta is expected as early as August.

Continue Reading
July 15th, 2008
Helpful Tip: Getting More out of CyberSearch Keywords

We know that you've had less than two weeks to kick around our CyberSearch extension, and we hope by this point you're finding it to be an indispensable tool. The true power lies in the keyword system that it comes with, but it might take a little time to really understand how it works. Our video demonstration should be enough to get your creative juices flowing though.

Continue Reading
July 10th, 2008
CyberSearch 0.9.9: Better Icon Management, “Smart” Keywords, and More

Here you thought that the only big announcements today were going to be from Apple. Looks like you were wrong! We've got another new version of our CyberSearch Firefox extension, and this time it packs more than just bug fixes.

Continue Reading
July 9th, 2008
CyberNotes: Make Firefox 3 More Like Safari

Making one browser look like another has been a trend for ages. More often than not users like the functionality of a browser, but don't exactly like how it looks on the particular operating system. That's how I am with Firefox on just about any operating system I use it on, and that's despite the fact that they've redesigned Firefox 3 to take on characteristics of the various operating systems.

Continue Reading
July 7th, 2008
Helpful Tip: Disable Drag & Drop Images in Firefox

In Firefox 3 Mozilla wanted to make dragging and dropping items in the browser a little more intuitive, and so they decided to show a preview of the item your dragging underneath the mouse cursor.

Continue Reading
July 7th, 2008
CyberSearch 0.9.6 Update

Last week we released the CyberSearch Firefox extension, and I can't believe all of the great feedback we've received. Dozens of different sites have written about the extension already, and we've received over 2,100 downloads. If you like to follow stats as much as I do then you can head on over to CyberSearch's statistics page that I've made publicly viewable.

Continue Reading
July 5th, 2008
Invalid File Hash When Installing a Firefox Extension

Ever since we launched the CyberSearch extension I've been getting a ton of emails with recommendations on what I can do to make it better, and alongside those emails are also a few dozen from people who are having troubles trying to install it. What happens to them, and I've had this happen to me before, is they are prompted with this warning when trying to install the extension:

Continue Reading
July 3rd, 2008
Google Talk for iPhone Works Well in Firefox/Opera Sidebar

The long-awaited Google Talk for iPhone is finally available, and it's not in the form of an iPhone application. Instead, it's simply a browser app which makes us wonder why it took Google over a year to make something for the iPhone.

Continue Reading
July 2nd, 2008
Confirmed: Mozilla Sets World Record with Firefox 3 Downloads

About two weeks ago Mozilla made an attempt at a Guinness World Record shooting for the most number of downloads for an application in a 24-hour period.

Continue Reading
July 2nd, 2008
CyberNotes: CyberSearch Firefox Extension

Yesterday we announced the new Firefox extension that we launched called CyberSearch (our homepage for CyberSearch). It is based on the original version of AwesomeSearch (now called Searchery), and the reason I decided to create the extension was because I saw how it could make me more productive. Hopefully what I've come up with can be useful for you as well.

Continue Reading
July 1st, 2008
CyberSearch Firefox Extension Pre-Launch

We wanted to give our readers a heads up that we are officially launching the CyberSearch Firefox extension tomorrow morning, but you can get your hands on it right now! It is based on the original version of AwesomeSearch, which is now called Searchery. We had contacted the developer of that extension with some of the ideas that we had, but unfortunately we never heard back from him.

Continue Reading
June 30th, 2008
Firefox 3 Download Stats

Firefox 3 has had nearly two weeks to work its way onto computers around the world, and the most recent numbers according to Spread Firefox say that there have been over 26 million downloads of the browser. Prior to the launch of Firefox 3 Mozilla said that they had 20 million active Firefox users, which probably means that a lot of people have downloaded Firefox 3 multiple times.

Continue Reading
June 28th, 2008
Integrated Email Client for Firefox

Having an email client that is built-in to the browser is one of those things that you either love or hate. Both the Opera and SeaMonkey browsers include this functionality out-of-the-box, but if all you're looking for is basic emailing capabilities you may have to look no further than a Firefox extension. The Simple Mail extension brings POP, IMAP, and SMTP support to Firefox.

Continue Reading
June 25th, 2008
Google Browser Sync Now Open Source?

Some of you were disappointed to hear a few weeks ago that Google doesn't have any intentions of updating the Google Browser Sync extension for Firefox 3. The eagle-eyed Ars Technica has given us reason not to give up all hope quite yet though. Google, believe it or not, has posted the source code for the extension up on Google Code.

Continue Reading
June 25th, 2008
CyberNotes: Firefox 3 Tips & Tricks

Firefox 3 (review) has been out for just barely over a week now and it has been downloaded over 19 million times according to Spread Firefox. Many of you requested that we assemble a tweaks guide just like we did with Firefox 2, and so that's exactly what we've got in store for you today.

Continue Reading
June 24th, 2008
MyFive: Firefox 3 Chrome URL’s

Firefox's interface is cleverly designed using JavaScript and XUL, and using what's referred to as chrome URL's you can actually open specific windows in a tab or the sidebar. This includes things like the management windows for bookmarks, saved passwords, downloads, extensions, and more. They can even be bookmarked for quick one-click access to them in the future.

Continue Reading
June 23rd, 2008
Portable Firefox 3 for Mac OS X

Last week Windows users got the joy of carrying Firefox 3 in their pockets, and today Mac users can do the same thing! Earlier today Portable Firefox 3.0 for Mac OS X was released, and with it you can carry your browser around with you from one Mac to another.

Continue Reading