Posts Tagged ‘firefox’
Ad Blocker design

Global Study on why people use online ad blockers- video marketers beware

Ad blockers are decidedly the bane of online advertiser’s existence. Just as people race past ads on their DVR-recorded shows, and some OTT services even offer “ad skip”, web browsers are under more and more control by users, and one of the most contentious issues (besides privacy, cookies, and content control for children) is users […]
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Mozilla’s new User-Tracking Collusion Demo

At TED, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs demonstrated their newest web tool called “Collusion”, a firefox extension that watches and finds all those little web bugs and cookies that track you across the internet.  But even more interesting is their interactive demo on their site (linked below) that visually shows the many networks working together to […]

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IE9 vs. Firefox 4

Paul Rouget has a nice clean collection of infographics comparing the new IE9 against the upcoming FireFox4, showing that as “modern” as IE9 is, FireFox had those features long ago. IE9 vs. Firefox 4.

Four Browser HTML5 Speed Test

Downloadsquad takes the four major browsers for the windows platform and compares them against one another in HTML5. It turns out that IE9 and Firefox 3.7 both use Direct2D to utilize the GPU’s rendering power. That makes them the best choices for HTML5. via : 4-way HTML5 speed test: Firefox 3.7 faster than Internet Explorer […]


Firefox to get separate processes, Direct2D acceleration

The Mozilla Foundation is trying to match FireFox against other browsers feature-for-feature and has announced some of what we’ll see in the next few versions.  In addition to Chrome-style process-separation, they are working to add GPU acceleration: GPU acceleration is another hot topic and here Mozilla hopes to offer Direct2D support in an update for […]

What are the most popular Firefox menu items?

Firefox is my favorite web browser. That is until I have to interact with my companies website for watching training videos. Then I use Internet Explorer, or FireFox, or whatever it takes to make it work. (Don’t ask.) Mozilla has taken a look what keyboard shortcuts and menu items are most used on Firefox and […]


Video, Freedom, h264 And Mozilla

Both YouTube and Vimeo announced last week that they would begin to support (on a limited basis) the new HTML5 ‘Video’ tag that allows video playback without relying on Flash.  The technology is impressive, but users quickly noticed that it didn’t work with FireFox.  Odd, since FireFox is 3.5 compliant, but it seemed to only […]

EyeBrowse can Record, Visualize and Share your Browser History

A new FireFox extension from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab collects web browsing behavior and compiles some interesting graphics showing your usage history. Eyebrowse [] is an add-on for Firefox developed by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT, which has the ability to record, visualize, and share one’s browser history […]

Worldwide Real-Time Firefox Downloads

Today is launch day for FireFox 3.5, and Mozilla servers are already feeling the strain.  You can see just how popular it is with their newly deployed Real-Time Download watcher.  They combine a simple spreadsheet view with linegraphs showing downloads over time, with a geographical map that shows the various downloads geolocated across the globe.  […]