Mozilla Tips

The debate has existed for some time: which is the better browser, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox? There are fans of both browsers, and both browsers have their pluses and minuses. Here is a closer look at this showdown.

Internet Explorer is a great option if you use a Windows operating system, which most people do. It is integrated into the operating system seamlessly. In fact, it may be tied into the operating system too well. Users of the popular operating system Windows XP have been unable to update their version of Internet Explorer because the newest Read the rest of this entry »

Millions of people use Mozilla Firefox on a daily basis. In fact, this is one of the most widely used browsers out there. A lot of individuals are seeing just how secure the browser in when compared to Internet Explorer or Chrome. One issue that many people do not think about is that Mozilla Firefox is not entirely and completely safe. There are still chances for your information to be stolen and for you to get viruses from certain websites that you might visit from Read the rest of this entry »

The Google and Mozilla Firefox relationship has always been an amicable one for many years. Both brands have promoted and benefitted each other, and both have millions of users every day. Google is the most popular search engine used, and Firefox is placed in the top five most popular browsers. More than half of Mozilla’s profits are made from this Google alliance.

The paid referral part of the partnership is noted in the media. After 2011, Google made a three-year, billion-dollar agreement with Mozilla so that Google remains the default search engine for Firefox. This Read the rest of this entry »

Mozilla’s Firefox is one of the most popular browsers in the digital market today. The ongoing commitment of Mozilla to performance, privacy and intuitive design has helped it stand out in the crowded arena of the internet. Mozilla has now taken browsing beyond the confines of the personal computer with Firefox On The Go, a USB stored portable edition of the browser.

To say that computers are ubiquitous is not an exaggeration; it may very well be an understatement. People use them at home, at the office Read the rest of this entry »

Smart phones are increasingly popular as mobile computer substitutes. A smart phone is lighter and easier to carry than a laptop or tablet. As smart phones become more powerful, many can browse the web using the same software as a traditional computer. Mozilla Firefox for Mobile is specially designed for smart phones with many helpful features.

Firefox can be customized to each user’s preferences with add-ons. For example, mobile users might want an add-on that takes advantage of their Read the rest of this entry »

If you are new to the Internet or are just looking for a new browser you need to have a look at the new Mozilla “Firefox 4″. Firefox has amazing speed, new security features and a general cleaner look for navigation. They have pretty much revamped the entire look and it is much simpler, operable for those of us who do not like lots of ‘stuff’ in our faces and in general – one heck of a lot faster!

Having been an old Netscape fan, Read the rest of this entry »

Firefox is a web browser that has been gaining popularity in the past few years. Firefox was first released in November of 2004 as an experiment through the Mozilla Project. Before the initial release to the public, the browser was named Phoenix. Since there were some trademark problems with a company that was already using this name, a different name for the browser had to be found. Firefox was then registered and trademarked.

The main thing that sets Firefox apart from other browsers would be the fact that it is open Read the rest of this entry »

Obviously, one factor that plays into your browsing speed is your Internet connection. Choose a reliable provider like Hughes net to provide a solid and speed backbone to your internet endeavors. For those using Mozilla Firefox, though, there are also a few things you can do to speed up the browser itself. These tips come from Rick Broida at PCWorld, another great resource for staying up to date on the computer world.

  • Get rid of your old Java. Just as you don’t want to let coffee sit around on your desk, there’s no reason to keep around old versions of your Java Console. Each time you update Java a new version is downloaded, but the old version is not deleted. You can get rid of these by right-clicking on the Firefox icon and choosing “Run as administrator.” Go to the Add-ons list and delete all but the most recent.
  • Set Firefox to instantly switch to new Tabs. In the Tools menu, click Options, then Tabs. Enable the option that says “When I open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately.” This will save a few seconds each time you open up a new tab, but those few seconds can quickly add up. Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re a Mozilla Firefox fan, share it with the world. And if the simple joy of sharing isn’t enough, join the Firefox Affiliates program and get points and win prizes.By creating a Spread Firefox account, you can put a Firefox download button on your blog or website. These come in a variety of sizes and shapes, with at least one sure to appeal to your aesthetic tastes. Similar to a cost-per-click ad, each time someone clicks your button, your Spread Firefox account will get Affiliate points. Mozilla offers ten rewards each quarter to random Affiliates with a certain level of downloads. Prizes range from video cameras and iPods to Amazon Gift Certificates. Read the rest of this entry »

The Firefox 4 Beta is now available for free download, and Mozilla’s urging people to get the word out so they can successfully field-test it. Giving feedback is easy with the Test Pilot Feedback Add-on, where you tell Mozilla whether Firefox made you feel “happy” or “sad” and why. But what exactly is Firefox 4, and why should you care?One noticeable change is the look of the browser. This is designed to make sure you don’t lose track of the many options Firefox offers. For example, tabs (the feature that allows you to have multiple pages open in one window) are now located at the top of the screen. Switching tabs is also made simpler with the addition of a toolbar option. The menu itself is cleaned up, with all options now available in the Firefox buttonsimilarly to the Microsoft Office 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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