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‘Firefox Send’ is a free self-destructing file sharing service

Mozilla has a number of products under their umbrella, but the Firefox team has historically stuck to doing what they do best: working on the browser. This has done them well even though they aren't the most popular option on the market right now. The company has been working hard on their new rendering engine,...

After Chrome, Mozilla Firefox is adding picture-in-picture video support

Google added picture-in-picture mode to the Chrome browser in May of last year. The feature is supposed to help users multitask easily. There are times when you want to listen to some video on YouTube but also search for something else. That's a great time to use picture-in-picture mode. Chrome has had the support of...

Firefox Focus adds Enhanced Tracking Protection and Google Safe Search

Firefox Focus is Mozilla's browser with a focus on privacy. It was released on Android in June of 2017 and Mozilla has consistently added features. Recently, Firefox Focus received a new design and switched to the GeckoView engine. Today, the organization outlined a few new features that are coming to Android. The headlining feature is support for...

Firefox Focus for Android gets new design, now uses GeckoView engine

The folks behind Mozilla have been in the web browser game for longer than most people know. Back in 1998, the company was founded by some people who had previously worked for Netscape. Netscape Navigator was the go-to web browser back in the mid-90s, but companies evolve, people move on, and now Mozilla has been...

Firefox Reality is a new web browser built for Oculus, Viveport, and Daydream VR

While it would appear that virtual reality has fallen off in popularity in recent years, companies are still putting a considerable amount of work into it. We've seen Google working on adding support for multiple controllers in a possible future hardware revision of the Google Daydream, and Qualcomm announced a chip earlier this year directly...

Firefox will protect your privacy by blocking cross-site tracking by default

Firefox is one of the best web browsers for the privacy-conscious. With a litany of privacy protecting features along with a great development team behind it, it's right up there as being one of the best browsers available. Not just on Android either, but on your laptop or desktop computer as well. Mozilla has now...

Firefox follows Chrome by adding option to block auto-playing video/audio

What's the most annoying thing websites put on the internet? If you didn't answer "auto-playing videos and audio," sorry, but you're mistaken. As of Firefox Nightly Edition version 63.0a1, you can now block automatically playing video and audio from within your settings. The web browser previously blocked automatically playing audio from advertisements, but now it's...

Notes by Firefox is a simple Google Keep/Evernote alternative for Firefox users

Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers on Android, and we recently learned that it's being remade. While it's remade, however, it's entering a "maintenance phase," meaning that no new features will come out for it. In the interim, Mozilla is launching the first Firefox Mobile Test Pilot experiments. On desktop, Test Pilot...

Firefox for Android enters maintenance phase as team prepares entirely new browser

Firefox is one of the many alternative browsers for Android devices available on the Google Play Store. It's a favorite of many, especially the privacy-conscious. On Android, though, it has entered a maintenance phase, meaning there are not going to be many updates for the foreseeable future—barring bug fixes and security updates of course. According...

Firefox Focus is switching from Chrome WebView to the Gecko engine

There are a number of components to the web browser with the parts we interact with simply being the user interface for it. There's a lot of stuff going on under the hood and how a browser performs can depend largely on which engine it's using. Mozilla introduced Firefox Focus as a separate web browser...

Firefox 60 beta enables Quantum CSS Engine for Android

According to Mozilla, Firefox Quantum is the most major revamp of the browser since Firefox 1.0 was released back in 2004. We have been closely following the developments in Firefox Quantum, as well as the developments in Mozilla Firefox for Android. In September, we saw Firefox Quantum arriving in the beta channel, along with the...

Firefox 59 for Android allows Firefox to act as an Assist App

In the last few months, we have seen a lot of changes arrive in Mozilla Firefox. The company's most major revamp of Firefox was named Project Quantum. Firefox Quantum shipped in November with Firefox 57, promising huge speed improvements and the new Photon UI. In Android, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) arrived in Firefox in version...