Firefox

New Ad Blocking coming to Chrome and Safari

The New Chrome and Safari Will Reshape the Web – WIRED www.wired.com Apple and Google are cracking down on obnoxious online ads. And they just might change the way the web works in the process. Last week Google confirmed that Chrome … Came across this article today while doing some research on claims that some websites will deny you access if your using the browser’s ‘reader mode’. There are already many sites that will block you if you are using an AdBlocker type of extension. There are even some that will not allow you to access the site if you…

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Mozilla Firefox 51 Is the First Web Browser to Support the New WebGL 2 Standard

“With advanced graphics rendering features like a new complex shading language, state-of-the-art texturing capabilities, and transform feedback, Firefox 51 is the first web browser in the world to support the new WebGL 2 technologies, allowing skilled web developers to make use of these powerful new 3D graphics for creating new content. Best of all, WebGL 2 works on Linux, macOS, and Windows platforms. …” Source: SoftpediaMore  Mozilla Firefox 51 Is the First Web Browser to Support the New WebGL 2 Standard

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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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