Firefox 4 archive

  • APP OF THE DAY: Firefox 4 for Mobile review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Firefox 4 for Mobile review (Android)

    By 4 April 2011

    So you’re a big fan of Firefox, have an Android phone, and want to take the “awesomeness” with you on the go. But what’s the new Firefox 4 for mobile actually like and should you bother to install it? We’ve been playing with the new app for...

  • Firefox 4 for Android fires in
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    Firefox 4 for Android fires in

    By 29 March 2011

    Following the successful launch on Firefox 4 for desktops last week, Mozilla has now announced the arrival of Firefox 4 for Android (and Maemo). Claiming that its new platform is up to three times faster than the standard stock Android browser, Firefox...

  • Firefox 4 review
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    Firefox 4 review

    By 23 March 2011

    The browser wars are hot again, and Firefox is struggling to keep up with the ever updating Chrome and a revitalised Internet Explorer. So it’s about time the open source browser unveiled a new version, with a new look and feel and new features. Firefox...

  • Forget Firefox 4, you can talk to Google Chrome 11
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    Forget Firefox 4, you can talk to Google Chrome 11

    By 23 March 2011

    Google has responded to the recent launch of Firefox 4 (and IE9 we suppose) by chucking out the Chrome 11 beta. And, as well as a shiny new logo (well, less shiny actually - it's more minimalist) it includes a funky new speech to text option using HTML...

  • Firefox 4 officially released by Mozilla
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    Firefox 4 officially released by Mozilla

    By 22 March 2011

    Mozilla has announced the official arrival of Firefox 4, the latest version of Europe's most popular browser, which it describes as "the fastest Firefox yet....between two and six times faster than previous releases". Available in more than 80 languages,...

  • Firefox 4 landing 22 March
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    Firefox 4 landing 22 March

    By 16 March 2011

    The browser war is well and truly in full swing, and Mozilla is bringing its latest weapon, Firefox 4, officially to the battle ground on 22 March. The launch date for the stable release of the latest version of Europe's most popular browser has been...

  • Firefox 4 Release Candidate, erm, released
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    Firefox 4 Release Candidate, erm, released

    By 10 March 2011

    Hold on to your hats Firefoxers, as your browser of choice has finally, after 12 releases, dropped the beta tag. And whilst the Firefox 4 Release Candidate that has gone live isn't technically the completed software version, it's just one step away and...

  • JoliCloud changes name, adds Firefox support and promises Android app
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    JoliCloud changes name, adds Firefox support and promises Android app

    By 9 March 2011

    Jolicloud, the cloud-based operating system that hopes to let you breath new life into the old computer you’ve got gathering dust in your home, is updating, changing its name, and launching new versions all at the same time. “As you know, we started...

  • Firefox 4 to be final major Mozilla update
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    Firefox 4 to be final major Mozilla update

    By 28 February 2011

    Ever wondered why Firefox is only just approaching version 4 after more than 6 years, when Chrome is up to version 9 in just over 2 years? Well, it's because Mozilla reserves numerical updates for major Firefox releases - or at least it has up until now....

  • Firefox 4 Beta 11 ready for download with anti-tracking tech
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    Firefox 4 Beta 11 ready for download with anti-tracking tech

    By 9 February 2011

    In the increasingly competitive world of browsers, where major companies fight it out for a place on your PC, every detail is becoming a battle ground. And with Mozilla's latest announcement of Firefox 4 beta 11 being ready for download, it's also revealed...

  • Firefox 4 Beta 9 syncs-up
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    Firefox 4 Beta 9 syncs-up

    By 17 January 2011

    Firefox 4 is all set to go live, with a stable release, next month and is apparently going to "kick-ass". But before that there's time for yet another beta release (we're up to nine now) although this one does bring in a few major additions, most notably...

  • Firefox 4 to "kick ass" when it lands in February
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    Firefox 4 to "kick ass" when it lands in February

    By 13 January 2011

    Firefox 4 will be getting an official launch in February, if predictions from Damon Sicore, Mozilla's senior director of platform engineering, ring true. Speaking via a Mozilla developer's mailing list, the Mozilla exec said: "Team, we've worked tremendously...

  • Firefox 4 Beta all set for some Android action
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    Firefox 4 Beta all set for some Android action

    By 8 October 2010

    Mozilla has taken Firefox Mobile out of the Alpha testing period, with the release of Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo. The browser brings with it all the things you love about Firefox, including Sync, the Awesome Bar and Add-ons. Firefox 4 Beta Mobile...

  • Firefox 4 Beta 5 adds audio visualisations
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    Firefox 4 Beta 5 adds audio visualisations

    By 8 September 2010

    Mozilla has announced the latest Beta for Firefox 4, bringing with it visual sound options and faster graphics processing. The visual sound element involves a new API, using HTML5, which can expose the raw data that is held within the audio and video...

  • Firefox 4 Beta 3 gets touchy-feely
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    Firefox 4 Beta 3 gets touchy-feely

    By 12 August 2010

    Mozilla has launched the latest beta release for Firefox 4, with the main update coming by the way of multi-touch support within the browser whilst using Windows 7. The update means that web site developers can now design new ways of using the web. Multi-touch...

  • Firefox 4 beta update: New tabs come to Macs
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    Firefox 4 beta update: New tabs come to Macs

    By 27 July 2010

    Mozilla is continuing with its regular Firefox 4 beta updates with yet another one on Tuesday, this time bringing the new tab design first seen by PC users at launch to Mac users. "The new update of Firefox 4 Beta is now available in 23 languages for...

  • Firefox 4 hands on and what's new
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    Firefox 4 hands on and what's new

    By 7 July 2010

    Firefox 4 has gone live making the hallowed jump from version 3 point something into what promises to be a new dawn of browsing the Internet. We thought it was only right that we take Mozilla's latest browser for a test drive, looking at its new features...

  • Firefox 4: Ready and waiting to be downloaded
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    Firefox 4: Ready and waiting to be downloaded

    By 6 July 2010

    If you're fed up with constantly seeing yet another 3 point something update for Firefox, good news. Mozilla announced late on Tuesday that it released Firefox 4.0 into the wild (admittedly still in beta) for all to play with after the press of the download...

  • Firefox 4 beta due in June
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    Firefox 4 beta due in June

    By 11 May 2010

    Mozilla is hoping to release the first beta version of the latest instalment of its Firefox web browser next month, ahead of an official launch in October or November. Speaking during a webcast, Mike Beltzner, vp of engineering for Firefox, said that...