2016

SeaMonkey 2.46: The new major release of the all-in-one Internet suite

December 22, 2016“The SeaMonkey project is proud to present SeaMonkey 2.46: The new major release of the all-in-one Internet suite is available for download now! Building on the same Mozilla platform as Firefox 49, it delivers those same developments in web technologies such as HTML5, hardware acceleration and improved JavaScript speed. “SeaMonkey 2.46 is available in 26 languages, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. “For a more complete list of major changes in SeaMonkey 2.46, see the What’s New in SeaMonkey 2.46 section of the Release Notes, which also contain a list of known issues and answers to frequently…

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Microsoft has admitted and apologized about ‘crossing the line’ with changing the behavior of the ‘Red X’ on the Windows 10 upgrade screen. However, they were well aware of what they were doing and the repercussions it could cause. Microsoft’s Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela: “We know we want people to be running Windows 10 from a security perspective etc, but finding that right balance where you’re not stepping over the line of being too aggressive is something we tried and for a lot of the year I think we got it right, but there was one particular moment in particular where,…

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Firefox 50 Released: Find out what is new

“… All beta channels have received updates as well. This means that Firefox Beta is now on version 51, Firefox Developer Edition on version 52, and Firefox Nightly on version 53. Firefox ESR, the Extended Support Release version of the browser was updated to version 45.5. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  Firefox 50 Released: Find out what is new

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Firefox 49: two new system add-ons to fix Flash and graphics issues

“Mozilla has started to distribute two new system add-ons for Firefox 49.0 and Firefox 49.0.1 to address two issues affecting Adobe Flash Player and graphics issues.“The organization is working on Firefox 49.0.2 currently, but made the decision to release two new patches for the current stable version of Firefox as system add-ons to address issues that users are affected by.“System add-ons are like hotfixes. They can be pushed out to all Firefox users who have automatic updates enabled to fix issues of the browser. That’s usually a lot faster than having to create a new build of Firefox.“The two system…

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Device management coming to your Firefox Account

“Today we are beginning a phased roll out of a new account management feature to Firefox Accounts users. This new feature aims to give users a clear overview of all services attached to the account, and provide our users with full control over their synced devices. …” Source: Mozilla Cloud Services Device management coming to your Firefox Account

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Firefox 49 Postponed

” In the meantime, Firefox engineers will introduce another release candidate, Firefox 49 RC 3, to test some of the bugfixes they’ve prepared and gather telemetry and feedback from their testing community. “ Source: SoftpediaDetails  Firefox 49 Postponed One Week Due to Unexpected Bugs

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Firefox 49 for Linux: Plugin-Free Netflix and Amazon Video

“Mozilla plans to support plugin-free streaming on Netflix and Amazon Video on Firefox for Linux starting with version 49 stable of the browser. … Mozilla Firefox users on Windows and Mac devices may stream encrypted HTML5 video streams already. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  Firefox 49 for Linux: Plugin-Free Netflix and Amazon Video

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