According to Jay Sullivan, the Mozilla Vice President, Apple Inc. is not too friendly to third-party browsers such as Firefox. The browser will not be available to Apple products like iPhones and iPads until the company makes a decision in loosening the restrictions for iOS browsers.
A report was presented that the rules of Apple make it so difficult for Firefox to build-up its browser on the iOS platform of Apple. Sullivan noted that the current rules are forbidding browsers that are not using the WebKit version of Apple. Additionally, the requirements of Apple’s WebKit prevent the users from setting-up . . . → Read More: Apple iOS browser restrictions affect Mozilla Firefox
Tuesday – Mozilla launched an update for the latest version of Firefox 12, which comes with “silent updates” – a feature that updates the browser without prompting or bothering the user anymore – among other improvements.
Mozilla first assured silent update feature for the Firefox 13, however the feature makes its way into the latest release today.
“Firefox simplifies the update process for Windows users by removing the user account control dialog (UAC) pop-up while maintaining the security of your system,” according to a blogpost from Mozilla. “Once a user gives explicit permission to Firefox on their first . . . → Read More: Firefox 12 with Silent Update Feature from Latest Release of Mozilla
As internet browsers keep on competing for the top position in the web browser market, Mozilla released an update to Firefox recently to include a new element.
Reported earlier this week by Mozilla on their official blog, Firefox 11 released to people and added an upgrade to the add-on syncing tool.
Although Firefox has presented syncing of bookmarks, preferences, open tabs, page history, and passwords between pc’s when linked with one account, Firefox users still needs to download again the add-ons on other computers. But if Firefox 11 is installed on a new computer, . . . → Read More: Mozilla Rolls Out Thunderbird 11 and Firefox 11
Mozilla has announced an Enterprise User Working Group to calm concerns regarding its quick release schedule for its products.
Discussion, fears and problems have occurred over the quick release of Mozilla of its Firefox web browser. The firm aspires to reply questions and assist users with its Enterprise User Working Group.
The group is a “place for enterprise developers, IT staff and Firefox developers to discuss the challenges, ideas and best practices for deploying Firefox in the enterprise,” according to Mozilla.
Mozilla is justifying its regular release cycle with the fact that . . . → Read More: Mozilla Justifies Its Fast Development Release Cycle
A new preview edition of Internet Explorer 10 will be released by Microsoft and it has used the event to once more illustrate how it loves the enterprise over Firefox.
The company released the next platform preview of IE 10 featuring what is named the “HTML 5 engine” following current demonstrations of the browser on Windows 8.
The IE10 platform preview means that developers could begin working with some “site-ready” HTML5 technologies, according to corporate vice president in charge of IE of Microsoft, Dean Hachamovitch. Microsoft uses HTML5 as an umbrella term that relates not-only . . . → Read More: Preview of IE10, Released by Microsoft
Amazon launches a much-anticipated digital music locker service that could make users store their music on the Web and listen to them on computers with a Web browser or Android devices.
Amazon Cloud Drive lets users upload digital music file at their original bit rate in either AAC or MP3 format to Amazon servers for storage and playback.
Vice President Bill Carr of Movies and Music at Amazon.com said, “Our customers have told us they don’t want to download music to their work computers or phones because they find it hard to move music . . . → Read More: Amazon Digital Music Locker
In the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSWi) on Monday Microsoft will be officially opening the next edition of its Internet Explorer browser, IE9. It is an interesting location to open, known that the Austin, Texas, geek fest is packed full of the crowds who have long since trenched Internet Explorer for the definitely hipper meadows of Firefox, Safari or Chrome.
The first and merely release candidate land in users’ hands in early February, the latest browser, will completely open to the public at exactly 9 Pacific time that night. Ryan Gavin, Internet Explorer senior director illustrated . . . → Read More: Internet Explorer 9