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Firefox rolls out Total Cookie Protection by default to all users

In February last year, Mozilla rolled out a new feature called Total Cookie Protection for its popular Firefox web browser. The feature allowed users to stop cookies from tracking them across the web by creating a separate cookie jar for every website. At launch, Mozilla restricted Total Cookie Protection to Firefox users with the Enhanced...

Mozilla shares how it plans to implement Manifest V3 in Firefox

Mozilla has revealed how it plans to adopt Manifest V3 in Firefox. The company says Firefox will fully embrace the next iteration of the web extension platform by the end of 2022, and in the lead-up to that, it's launching a new developer preview program to gather feedback from web developers. What is Manifest V3? Manifest V3...

Mozilla Firefox 100 updates PiP mode and can declutter your tabs

In 2002, Mozilla's web browser came into this world as Phoenix, later being renamed, Firebird, and taking its final form in 2004 as Firefox. That was nearly 20 years ago. Today, Firefox is celebrating a milestone with the release of Firefox 100. While it might seem normal in 2022 to be able to choose a...

MDN Web Docs now has a premium subscription with offline support and notifications

MDN Web Docs, previously known as the Mozilla Developer Network, is one of the most popular sources for documentation on web standards. The website is a great resource for everything from Chrome extensions to the latest JavaScript APIs, and earlier this month, Mozilla revealed a paid subscription option was in the works. Now the subscription...

Mozilla Firefox will finally add support for AV1 hardware acceleration

Mozilla says it's finally ready to add support for the AV1 codec in the Firefox browser. While competitors like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge have long supported hardware-accelerated AV1 video codec, Firefox missed out on this feature. But at long last, the browser is finally catching up. According to a recent update spotted on Mozilla's bug...

Mozilla and Meta (Facebook) are now actually working together

Mozilla, owner and developer of the Firefox browser, has attacked Facebook (now Meta) many times over the years for the company's disastrous record on privacy and security. However, the two companies are now working together on a proposal for slightly more private online advertising, which is already drawing criticism from long-time fans of Mozilla. Mozilla revealed...

Firefox 96 improves noise cancellation on calls, bookmarks on Android, and more

Firefox is one of the few web browsers left with a non-Chromium rendering engine engine, giving Mozilla the ability to try out new web features and low-level performance changes in a way that most other browsers can’t (without essentially becoming a fork, anyway). Firefox 95 rolled out last month with new security features and some...

Linux Mint strikes deal with Mozilla to keep Firefox as default web browser

Linux Mint has been one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions for years, combining an Ubuntu base with different desktop environments and built-in applications. Linux Mint 20.3 was just released last week with several new features, and now the operating system is partnering with Mozilla to keep Firefox as the default web browser. Linut Mint...

Mozilla is shutting down its password manager app, but there’s already a replacement

Mozilla first released its Firefox Lockwise mobile app in 2019, which provides a password manager-like design to the login sync functionality in Firefox. Lockwise could function as an autofill provider on Android and iOS, allowing you to fill in passwords in other apps with logins saved in a Firefox Sync account. Mozilla is now shutting...

Firefox 94 starts rolling out with new homepage on iOS and Android

Mozilla Firefox has been one of the best web browsers available for nearly two decades now, and the mobile versions carry over most of the features found in the desktop browser (with some caveats for extensions). Firefox 94 starts rolling out today on desktop and mobile platforms, and even though new APIs for web developers...

How to disable ads in Firefox’s address bar

Firefox is one of the best web browsers out there. Many users prefer it over alternatives like Google Chrome and Edge since it uses its own engine and emphasizes user privacy. Mozilla has also been adding new features to Firefox on Android, including the recently announced system-wide password manager, making it a good option for...

Firefox is adding password autofill support on Android

Firefox is undoubtedly one of the best web browsers for Android. It offers a ton of handy features that make it a great alternative to Google Chrome. And its latest update adds another useful feature to the mix -- password autofill support. The feature will roll out with Firefox 93 for Android, and it will...