Category Archives: Browsers

Mozilla Thinning the Add-On Herd

If you haven’t checked Mozilla’s add-on site lately for new Firefox or Thunderbird goodies, you better get over there before Monday. Mozilla has announced that it will re-launch the always popular add-on site Monday and there will be some pretty big changes. They are going to reduce the roughly 2,000 Firefox and Thunderbird add-ons down […]

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Internet Explorer 7 Installations Reach 100 Million

According to Tony Chor of Microsoft, on January 8, 2007, Internet Explorer was installed on its 100 millionth machine. Probably, if Mozilla forced asked people to install its browser, Firefox would have an even larger share of the Internet Browser pie. At any rate, IE7 is the second most used web browser behind IE6. As […]

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Opera Web Browser Vulnerabilities

Secunia is reporting two vulnerabilities found in the Opera Web Browser. Secunia has a nice little tool called Software Inspector. Testing your system with this tool will tell you if you are at risk for this vulnerability or any other known software vulnerability. EDIT: One sign of a developer passionate about how their product is […]

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Mozilla Makes Nice Profit

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could create a product, spend little or nothing on marketing, give it away for free and still make $53 million? That is exactly what Mozilla is doing. Their “bread and butter” product, Firefox, is the hottest Internet browser around and a big reason for Mozilla’s popularity. But Firefox is […]

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Our Blog Readers Are Foxy

I check the server logs daily (sometimes several times per day) to get a pulse on the blog. One of the statistics I monitor is what browsers our visitors are using. Most “web experts” say that 80% of Internet users prefer (probably more likely that they do not know they have other options) Internet Explorer […]

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Weekly Rehash

Here are a few of our more popular posts for this past week: Technorati Love Speed Up Firefox and Internet Explorer Undesirable “feature” in Microsoft Vista Use Skype and get paid Microsoft Vista vulnerability Mozilla patches Firefox Wow, what a week. I hope you saw something in there that helped you or gave you something […]

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First Visit From Sweden

Just wanted to jump in here for a minute and hoot about our first Google Search visit from Sweden. Woo hoo! The searcher was looking for a way to speed up Firefox and arrived at our blog post on…well… how to speed up Firefox. Its nice to be loved :). Maybe other sites get tons […]

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Mozilla Fixed Eight Bugs In Firefox

If you use Firefox, you will be glad to know that Mozilla is on-task: Firefox 2.0 has gotten its first update. Prior to this update, there were eight vulnerabilities in the Firefox browser. Some of them (five of the eight) were pretty nasty and were rated as “critical” by Mozilla. According to Mozilla’s website, critical […]

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Speed Up Firefox and IE

As if Firefox wasn’t fast enough :), Serge at webspeaker found a cool video that shows how to speed it up even more. If you use Firefox and want even faster browsing then this is for you. The video will walk you through the process step-by-step and to its credit, yes, it does work. Even […]

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Opera Web Browser Updated

Opera is a great browser. Now, version 9.10 has been updated and is ready for public consumption. It is what we would use if we didn’t use Firefox. Highly customizable and easy on system resources, it offers allot of the other functionality of Firefox. You really should check it out. Ryan at Cybernetnews wrote a […]

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