March 2015

Firefox 37 Released

Mozilla released an update to Firefox on March 31, 2015 with Firefox 37. There are several new features and fixes for this release and these can be viewed in the release notes. Users may be prompted to update to the newest release (36.0) of Firefox or can do so manually within Firefox by going to Help > About Firefox and following the update prompts. Users may also manually download and install the newest Firefox update the getfirefox.com site. The next scheduled update for Firefox is May 12th, 2015 with Firefox 38.

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Firefox 36.0.4 Released

Mozilla released another emergency security update for Firefox 36 on March 21, 2015 with Firefox 36.0.4. This update has more Security fixes for issues disclosed at HP Zero Day Initiative’s Pwn2Own contest. Depending on their update settings, users should be prompted shortly to update to Firefox 36.0.4 or can also force the update by going to the Firefox Help Menu and selecting About Firefox then follow the prompts. Alternatively, users my also go to getfirefox.com and download and install the latest version of Firefox there. The next scheduled release for Firefox is March 31st with Firefox 37.

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Attention Firefox Users: Google Wants You Back!

Google, is starting panic. For the first time since 2008 their market share as dropped below 75%. The reason behind this sudden decline and panic is Mozilla’s decision back in November 2014 not to renew the agreement (default browser search engine) they had with Google, instead opting to sign a five-year deal with Yahoo. Not surprisingly, Yahoo’s market share has increased as a result of this deal to 10.6% (up 2% since the agreement started back in November). Well, Google is not too happy about this and is trying to get Firefox user back. While Google is still the clear market leader, it is…

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Firefox 36.0.3 Released

Mozilla released an emergency security update for Firefox 36 on March 20, 2015 with Firefox 36.0.3. This update has Security fixes for issues disclosed at HP Zero Day Initiative’s Pwn2Own contest. Depending on their update settings, users should be prompted shortly to update to Firefox 36.0.3 or can also force the update by going to the Firefox Help Menu and selecting About Firefox then follow the prompts. Alternatively, users my also go to getfirefox.com and download and install the latest version of Firefox there. The next scheduled release for Firefox is March 31st with Firefox 37.

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uBlock for Firefox mobile now available

” … The browser extension uBlock so far has only been available for desktop devices. The extension was released for Chromium-based browsers first and then later on for Firefox as well.“Today, a version for Firefox on Android has been released that users of the browser can install to get the same blocking functionality as on the desktop. … “ Source: gHacks Tech News “> uBlock for Firefox mobile now available

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