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Published: 4 weeks ago

Install Web Apps As Native Android Apps With Firefox 29 Beta

The Firefox web browser for Android has offered a way to “install” web apps from Firefox Marketplace for a while. But up until now that just meant you’d see a shortcut on your home screen and when you tapped it, the app would open …

Published: 4 weeks ago

Mozilla Hires New CEO Who Will Focus On Firefox OS

Summary: You’ve known Firefox since its birth as the alternative Web browser company. Now, under the rule of the new CEO Brendan Eich, it wants to be known as your smartphone operating system. Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox Web browser, has been searching for …

Published: 1 month ago

Mozilla And Unity Team Up For Exporting Games To WebGL

Summary: It’s been a busy 24 hours for Mozilla, as the browser maker has showed off upcoming WebGL exporting in Unity 5.0, a new version of Firefox has appeared, and it has detailed a new canvas inspector tool. Mozilla and Unity have teamed up to …

Published: 1 month ago

Firefox Adds Support For OS X Notification Center In Latest Release

Mozilla may have stopped working on the Windows 8 version of Firefox, but that doesn’t mean its standard desktop browser is getting the same treatment. Quite the contrary, actually. Today, Firefox 28 was released for Linux, Mac and Windows, with support for OS X Notification Center, volume controls for HTML5 …

Published: 1 month ago

Unity’s New Weapon For Devs: Porting Games To Firefox

Following news from Epic that the Unreal Engine 4 will be optimized for Firefox, Mozilla and Unity reveal a Unity add-on for bringing Unity-built games to the Web with asm.js and WebGL. Mozilla has teamed up with Unity  to run its games on the Web without …

Published: 1 month ago

Mozilla Fixes Firefox Flaws Exploited At HP’s Pwn2own Hacking Contest

Updated Was exploited four times at the event, will release fixes with Firefox 28 WEB BROWSER OUTFIT Mozilla has fixed several security flaws in Firefox that were uncovered by researchers attending the annual Pwn2own hacking contest. Firefox was exploited four times with zero-day attacks during the hacking …

Published: 1 month ago

Firefox For Windows 8 Touch Beta Is Ready For Testing

Firefox for Windows 8 Touch Beta is ready for download and testing. This touch-friendly, tile-based Firefox is optimized for Microsoft’s Windows 8 Modern UI and designed to ensure users get the best Firefox browsing experience possible on their Windows 8 tablets, touch-screen laptops and …

Published: 1 month ago

Mozilla Shelves Metro Firefox, Cites User Apathy Toward Windows 8

Mozilla on Friday abruptly canceled the release of its touch-enabled Firefox browser for Windows 8, just four days before it was to ship and after two years of work. Firefox for Windows 8 Touch, the browser destined for Windows 8′s “Metro” user interface (UI) …

Published: 1 month ago

Firefox: If Google Made Android Again It Would Make Different Choices

Although Android is currently the dominant force of the mobile scene, Mozilla has suggested that if Google was to rebuild its iOS rival, the search giant would make a number of fundamental changes. Suggesting that Android is too demanding on hardware, Mozilla’s VP of …

Published: 1 month ago

Mozilla’s 4.5” Dual-Core Reference Phone

Mozilla recently announced its new 4.5” Dual-Core Reference Phone at MWC this year. Mozilla announced new developer reference hardware and tools that will continue to accelerate momentum around the Firefox OS ecosystem, making it cheaper, faster and easier for developers, operators and OEMs to …