Posts Tagged ‘Firefox’

Firefox 3.6 Released: With New CSS Gradient Feature

Mozilla has finally released Firefox 3.6, the newest version of its popular browser after months of testing. New Firefox is 20% faster than Firefox 3.5, according to Mozilla. It uses Gecko 1.9.2 web-rendering, which improves its load times, startup speed and stability. Javascript execution is faster and smoother as well. There’s also autocomplete form functionality and ...

Firefox 3.5 has a critical JavaScript vulnerability

Firefox 3.5 has a critical JavaScript vulnerability
If you are using Mozilla's latest browser, Firefox 3.5 then you may be running in risk. There seems to be a critical JavaScript vulnerability in the newly launched 3.5 version of Firefox. Mozilla's security blog has just published this post describing the vulnerability.The vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker who tricks a victim ...

Reducing Memory usage in Firefox

Reducing Memory usage in Firefox
I have been using firefox browser for a while now. Although I never had any issue with this browser, I just hate it when it starts hogging on memory and eats up almost half of the RAM.Following are few tweaks that you can perform on your firefox browser to reduce its memory usage.1. Remove unnecessary ...

Tip for you: Using Firefox as a Calculator

Tip for you: Using Firefox as a Calculator
Do you want to use your Firefox browser as a calculator? Follow these simple steps:1. Set top right in-browser search to Google (it is Google by default) 2. Enter the expression to be evaluated 3. Do no press Enter; wait for a sec for the suggestion drop down, and viola:Note: The downside to this is that you will need an active ...

One step closer to FireFox

One step closer to FireFox
About Protocol Links ! 1. about:config - GUI for modifying user preferences.Many Firefox users know that typing about:config in the Firefox location bar will open a Firefox configuration file that provides access to user preferences that cannot be changed.There are more additional protocol links available.2. about:cache - Displays cache statistics and disk cache directory location.a. ...