How to display Top Sites on the Firefox Home Page

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Firefox 13 is available for download and update. In this version Mozilla introduced a new features for the default home page and for new tabs. The default  home page contains a handy Google search and quick links to downloads, bookmarks, history, add-ons, sync and settings. Also, if you had tabs open the last time you used Firefox you can restore them from the home page with a single click. Instead when you create a new tab, Firefox shows your top sites. You can pin sites to this page, rearrange the layout or even turn it off if you wish. Here is a quick hack how to display the Top Sites on the Firefox Home Page.

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Firefox for 64-Bit Processor-Run even Faster

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Are you running Windows on a 64-bit machine? Do you want to make Firefox even faster? Meanwhile Mozilla is working on Firefox9, Waterfox compiled the Firefox source code to run specifically for 64-Bit Windows computers. To make Waterfox stand out a bit more, it’s compiled with optimizations so that it will run more efficiently and faster than just compiling Firefox as a 64-Bit program. In benchmarks, the 64-Bit variant of Firefox out-performs the 32-Bit variant. Also because this variant is being built specifically for Windows, there might be further performance increases.

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Firefox 9 Beta 3 is now Available for Update

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Mozilla released another update to it’s Firefox 9, now in Beta 3.

What’s new in this version of Firefox BETA:

  • Type Inference: Firefox Beta adds Type Inference to make JavaScript significantly faster. To learn more about how rich websites and Web apps with lots of pictures, videos and 3D graphics will load faster in Firefox, check out this blog post.
  • Mac OS X Lion Support: Firefox Beta has a new look that matches the Mac OS X Lion application toolbar and icon styles. Firefox Beta also supports the two finger swipe navigation gesture and makes it easier to use multiple monitors.
  • Do Not Track JavaScript Detection: Firefox Beta enables JavaScript to show developers when users choose to opt-out of behavioral tracking with the Do Not Track privacy feature.
  • Chunked XHR Support: Firefox Beta supports chunking for XHR requests so websites can receive data that’s part of a large XHR download in progress. This helps developers make websites and Web apps faster, especially those that download large sets of data or via AJAX.

If you’re a developer, you can visit the Firefox for Developers page.

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Firefox 3.6 is Here! World’s Best Browser

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Yes, World’s Best Browser 3.6 is available for download. Mozilla today released Firefox 3.6, the first upgrade to the open-source browser since last June. The new browser includes built-in support for the scaled-down browser skins dubbed "Personas;" adds support for new CSS, DOM and HTML 5 technologies, as well as for full-screen video and the open-source Web Open Font Format (WOFF).

Firefox 3.6 also boasts a new security feature that checks browser plug-ins, such as Adobe’s Flash Player or Apple’s QuickTime, to make sure they’re up-to-date, then blocks vulnerable plug-ins from loading and shows users how to update the software. Mozilla added some plug-in checking to older editions starting last September, but fleshed it out in Firefox 3.6.

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Mozilla has also boosted the browser’s overall performance and reduced its startup time. JavaScript in 3.6 executes approximately 12% faster in Firefox 3.6 than in 3.5, said Mike Beltzner, the director of Firefox, while some pages load up to 20% faster. Other improvements that speed up location bar searches and let Web site designers use asynchronous script loading, are harder to measure, but should give users the feeling that Firefox 3.6 is snappier. "

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Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Beta with Full Screen, Personas and Windows 7 support

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Mozilla has release the first beta of Firefox 3.6, which introduce a partial support for Windows 7, optimized to run on small device operating systems and promises to improve the speed more responsive than previous versions. Firefox 3.6 Beta is built on Mozilla’s Gecko 1.9.2 web rendering platform, which has been under development for several months and contains many improvements for web developers, Add-on developers and users.

Firefox 3.6 – code-named Namoroka introduces very few visible changes from the current version 3.5: Most of the improvements are in fact under the hood. Among the few exceptions is the native support for the new Windows 7 taskbar, with the exception of Jump List.

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