The Firefox browser has been updated to version 94.0.1. This update to the Release channel rolled out on November 4, 2021. Normally the first minor update after a major release comes with many fixes; however, on this particular occasion, Firefox only made the one change. You can thank the extensive developer channel that does a great job of ensuring the builds are stable before they […]
Firefox Release News
Mozilla Firefox is the world’s most-used open-source browser. Developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary the Mozilla Corporation, Firefox uses the Gecko rendering engine as a pose to EdgeHTML or the Blink engine as we’ve seen with leading alternatives.
Even though Firefox doesn’t run on a Chromium foundation, it’s still a great browser. Firefox comes with its own set of unique browser extensions, but since it has a stern following, enough support is there for a robust ecosystem. In fact, Firefox had a long history of being the go-to browser for extensions and was well-known for its extensive toolbar.
The Firefox release channel is the browser with the official builds available to the general public. These are final release builds. Those wanting early release builds, can check the Firefox Dev/Beta channels.
Firefox 93.0 is now rolling out to the Release channel. This update was released on October 5, 2021. Firefox 93.0 uses “significantly” less bandwidth when you browse websites in comparison to previous versions of the browser. The Firefox PDF viewer adds support for XFA-based forms which are the type of forms many banks and government departments use. There is also a new feature that prevents […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to version 92.0.1. This update to the Release channel rolled out on September 23, 2021. Firefox 92.0.1 comes with two fixes: All Linux systems should now have all audio playback issues resolved, and all operating systems should have the findbar close button working properly now. Mozilla is aware of an issue where regardless of what language pack you have […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to version 91.0.2. This update to the Release channel was released on August 24, 2021. Firefox 91.0.2 brings two fixes over the previous browser version: High Contrast Mode is no longer enabled by default when it shouldn’t be, and Firefox no longer clears authentication data when purging trackers. Some users reported Firefox having High Contrast Mode enabled when “Increase […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to version 90.0.2. This update to the Release channel was released on July 22, 2021. Firefox 90.0.2 has fixed two bugs: the PDF output is no longer being cut off and the menu is now more visible. The first bug occurred during truncated output when printing would happen when PDF output is cut off on cp24.com and according to […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to version 92.0. This update to the Release channel was released on September 7, 2021. Firefix 92.0 can automaticaly update HTTP connections to HTTPS by using HTTPS RR as Alt-Svc headers. You can also use full-range color levels for video playback (note though that Mozilla says for “many systems” and not all systems). Firefix 92.0 also adds the ability […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to build number 90.0. This build was first available to Release channel users on July 13, 2021, and comes with several noteworthy features. Most notably, it allows for Windows updates to be installed in the background while Firefox isn’t running. As you may know, Windows has been updated to Windows 11 recently, which is a major release for the […]
The Firefox browser has been updated to version 89.0.1. This update first rolled out to the Release channel on June 17. Firefox 89.0.1 has fixed several problems. Most notably, the bug that was causing some screen readers to not work properly with Firefox has been solved. Firefox has also added some language improvements to some languages including Spanish (Mexico) localization and other improvements. Linux users […]
Firefox has been updated to version 89.0. This is a major update and as suggested by the notation is the first release of Firefox 89. Arguably the best feature to come from Firefox 89.0 is the changes made toward the top of the browser. Immediately as you open the browser window you’ll notice the tab region is much cleaner than in previous designs. And it’s […]
Mozilla Firefox has been updated to version 88.0.1. This update first rolled out to the Release channel on May 5. It comes with the following fixes listed after the jump. Resolved an issue caused by a recent Widevine plugin update which prevented some purchased video content from playing correctly (bug 1705138) Fixed corruption of videos playing on Twitter or WebRTC calls on some Gen6 Intel […]
Mozilla Firefox 88.0 is now available to download and is also rolling out to computers over the next few days. As we write this, we don’t have it on our computers just yet but we do know of the new features regardless. The article will be updated with Firefox 88 screenshot and official changelog (also yet to be released) when we have them. Firefox 88 […]
Mozilla Firefox 87.0 is now available to download and will also begin rolling out to computers automatically. Firefox 87 comes with SmartBlock for private browsing and several more noteworthy features. SmartBlock for private browsing means Firefox will mean automatically attempt to fix webpages that are broken by Firefox’s tracking mechanisms, meaning you should still have the same privacy you always had but now come across […]
What’s New in Firefox 83: Search Web from Address Bar, HTTPS-Only Mode, Picture-in-Picture Mode, Pinch Zooming, and More
Firefox 83 has been released and it available for download from the Firefox website. Firefox 83 comes with good new features such as the ability to search Google directly from the address bar, HTTPS-Only Mode, Picture-in-Picture Mode, and pinch to zoom. It also comes with plenty of general fixes and improvements. Firefox has been based on the Quantum engine for the past few years, but […]
The world’s most popular open-source emailing client, Thunderbird, was recently updated to Thunderbird 78. The major release was a significant upgrade, and brought with it a host of new features such as color customization of folder pane icons, additional enterprise policies, the preference to disable OpenPGP functionality, the chance to add event preview to ICS import dialog in Calendar, and more. It also included a […]
Thunderbird 78 has been updated to 78.0.1. Thunderbird 87 had four beta versions that already resulted in any improvements being made, but version 78.0.1 comes with 11 new fixes that make it better than the initial Thunderbird 78 release. Thunderbird 78 doesn’t support classic XUL add-ons like its predecessors did, but you do get some additional features coming to you natively in its place, such […]
Thunderbird 78 Released: Add Multiple Email Addresses per Field, New Icon Colors for Folders, and More
The popular open-source email client RSS Thunderbird has just been updated to a new major release named Thunderbird 78. The new version of the leading open source email client comes with the option to add multiple email addresses per field, the chance to add colors to folders, a new message column with icons to select, and the option to minimize the client to the notification […]
Extensions are a large part of what makes a web browser’s world go around. In fact, extensions are generally a large part of what makes development these days on most platforms go around. Gone are the days when you were expected to add code to get development on the Web to function. But with browsers, you have no choice but to use extensions anyway because […]