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Want to follow me on Google+?  I usually post all my content from Firefox Facts and my other various projects on there.  You can find me on Google+ here:

https://plus.google.com/+MitchKeeler1/

Would love to see your comments and feedback there as well.  The whole Google+ thing is pretty new to me but I hope to get into it more with a little more interaction going on between myself and the readers of this blog.  I hope you enjoy!

Interesting Mozilla IAmA

For those of you who do not know, an IAmA is pretty much a chat somebody does on Reddit where they can be asked about anything at all.  Recently, the Mozilla people stepped up and answered a lot of interesting questions and comments about the company, Firefox itself and everything in between.  I’d highly suggest you check it out.

We are Mozilla – Ask Us Anything!

Firefox Facts Feedback Wanted!

Hello all, I have a short and simple personal message to toss in with our regular scheduled postings.  I know for a few months back there, the number of posts here really fell a little flat while I dealt with a number of personal issues and triumphs.

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RSS Feed Change, Please Read!

Firefox Facts - Resubscribe!

Hello, sorry it has been a while since you last saw an update to this website – but that will all soon change.  However, I do have a little ‘bit of news that I think you should all know.  I am in the process of dropping FeedBurner as my RSS feed syndication method of choice, so if you are subscribed to:

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Firefox Not Overtaken Yet

Chrome vs FirefoxMany people have been betting on the fact that Google Chrome might overtake Firefox as the dominate alternative browser to Internet Explorer.  To those of you who like to follow this web browser soap opera – I’ve got another twist and/or turn that you will love.  According to Net Applications, the overthrowing of Firefox might not happen at all.

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Firefox Ends Support for Classic Windows Versions

Windows 2000Still using Windows 2000 or Windows XP Pre-SP2? If so, you had better upgrade your operating system.  Mozilla’s Asa Dotzler announced that the Firefox team is moving towards using a newer version of the Visual Studio toolchain.  Once this is done, Mozilla will no longer be able to build for Windows 2000, or Windows XP SP1.

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Facebook Fan Page

Firefox Facts on FacebookIt has been over a year since we launched the Facebook fan page and it has been a real success.  At the current date and time, we have over 500 fans and we keep growing every single day.  Are you missing out on the fun?  All you need to do is head over to our Facebook Fan Page and click on the “Like” button on the top of the website.  Then post your Firefox comments, questions or just say hi to some of the other people who are following Firefox Facts on Facebook.

Is Firefox Dying? Nah, Not Really.

Early Hype Over Firefox's Demise Is it me or is there a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt going on surrounding the Firefox web browser? I think it all started from the news reports from last week saying that Google Chrome had barely surpassed Firefox market share. The real issue at hand here is that Firefox isn’t dying – it is the fact that everybody else has finally started to wise up and put out a better browser.

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Bing Powered Firefox?

Firefox and BingWith earthquakes in Oklahoma and the string of tornado watches that were going on yesterday in November, it seems like everything has been a little wacky these days.  To give you one more thing to file under the crazy category, Firefox is now distributing a version of Firefox that uses Bing as the default search engine, rather than Google.  It was only a few short years ago that Firefox and Microsoft (the parent company of Bing) were at each other’s throats – now they are teaming up against Google? I guess the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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Web FWD – Community Driven Innovation

Web FWDMozilla is looking to expand innovation through its own incubator program for the open web. Web FWD is a new program that is designed from the ground up to help build up projects that focus around open web technologies.  Teams will be invited to work within Mozilla offices for four weeks where they will be teamed u with some of the greatest minds inside of Mozilla and have access to all the Mozilla resources too.  If you are an open source web developer, this should be a dream come true.

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