Just a day after the much awaited latest version of Mozilla Firefox (version 16) made its worldwide debut and was available on the sites for download, Mozilla pulled it off from the installer page following a security hole in the browser. Mozilla officially launched the new Firefox 16 with exciting new features and developer tools, on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 and just the next day, it confirmed the discovery of a security hole in the browser.
Mozilla has finally released new version of its Firefox browser for Microsoft's Windows 8 environment. It has adopted the used-to-be-style-Metro design for developing the browser and hence, the name Firefox Metro Preview is best suitable for the new browser. User interface of the browser is relatively attractive which is not seen in the Chrome browser of Google. Chrome do has a Metro version, but it is almost identical to the desktop version.
Amazon recently expanded its cloud Kindle Reader for Mozilla Firefox. The HTML5-based web application allows users to read their Kindle books directly in the browser. It was released in early August search on the iPad and Chrome and Google Desktop, but is now available through Firefox in version 6 and above.
Recently Mozilla has familiarized us with recurrent Firefox updates, however the grand news is that Firefox 8 final is has been made accessible on servers of Mozilla within a couple of days prior from the November 8. It seems like a latest version update has appeared from Mozilla recently before one month after the Firefox was raised to version 7.
The Samsung Chrome book of model XE500C21, which is running on Google's Chrome operating system in an allegedly heralds an innovative direction for handy computers. Chrome operating system is an operating system which is designed to make simpler users' understanding, stripping out the non-fundamental features which found on Mac or Windows computers, by leaving only the devices that the user really requires.
Few days ago, Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla director of Firefox Engineering declared on a mailing catalog that Firefox will shift to Android's local user interface, by ditching the XUL technology that is been in exploit by Mozilla ever since before there even was a Firefox."The Firefox on Android is a significant part of sustaining the open Web, with this conclusion puts us in a situation to build the finest Firefox possible," said by Nightingale.
Google, following greatly tweaking of it local web browser, the Chrome, at last introduced a new-fangled extension permitting Chrome clients to remotely organize other operating systems from within the browser itself. The Chrome Remote Desktop (BETA), announced recently which acts as an option to straight remote desktop programs usually used by amateur and professionals users equally, to control other systems as well as assist in problem-solving, or to even right to use their individual personal computers when away.
As expected after the appearance of the steady version of Firefox 7, Mozilla has declared the launch of version 8.0 of Firefox into the beta channel of web browser. This is accessible for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux; Firefox 8 Beta is based on the Gecko 8 engine. According to the wiki release, this is planned to appear in a stable, production which will be ready form on 8 November.
One of the most common complaints which heard of Firefox in recent years has been about voracious use of system RAM. The Firefox 7 launched recently, which approaches this issue face-to-face with MemShrink a project that decreases memory usage up to 20 to 50 %, according to Mozilla, the nonprofit organization that develops Firefox. This translates into faster performance and less likely to crash. Version 7 also adds some new development tools and hardware graphics acceleration, and an opt-in reporting tool for Mozilla to know the problems of use.