Enables desktop notifications like in Chrome (e.g. Gmail, imo.im) and, if the site doesn’t support them, it can notify new messages or updates detecting changes of the title (e.g. Hotmail, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter). Even if the browser is minimized!
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Tried Google’s Chrome browser and now you want to come back to Firefox? Mozilla makes it really easy to take your bookmarks from Chrome and import them into Firefox. Here is a quick step by step guide on how to get all your Chrome to Firefox bookmark importing done.
The master password feature in Firefox is great for protecting all your locally stored passwords, but what do you do when you forget the one password that controls them all? Firefox can save usernames and passwords that you use to access online services, such as banking and email websites. If you share a computer with anyone, it is recommended that you use a master password.
If you have set one up and forgotten it – here is how you can reset it.
Many 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.
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.
I’ve mentioned the FXChrome theme for Firefox in the past, but I haven’t looked at it in a while. They have moved away from being just another Google Chrome clone and have done some really interesting things worth checking out. The default theme still has a great looking clean interface like the Google Chrome browser – but if you have the Stylish add-on – you can do a little more customization.
Firefox 4 really brought a new look and feel to the browser that was refreshing for me. However, some people still like the overall look and feel of the Google Chrome browser more. Well, now you can have the best of both worlds with the FXChrome theme for Firefox.
Let us end this week with one more win in the Firefox column.
Over at Download Squad, they have been doing some really interesting browser testing. In a 4-way HTML5 speed test, Firefox 3.7 beat Internet Explorer 9, Opera and Chrome. The Video really speaks for itself, but if you want to learn more – be sure to check out this post over at DownloadSquad.com.
Tired of seeing your tabs under your navigation or bookmark toolbars? Maybe you just want to see how Firefox would look with tabs on the top? With the Firefox extension, Tabs on Top – you can easily move your browser tabs to the top of the screen.
Did you know there was a Firefox movie? Yes, there was – it was about jets and Clint Eastwood. What I want to know is when will we see a modern day remake about Mozilla?
I know I’d pay good money to see it. Maybe insert some covert Google Chrome or Microsoft spies into the mix? We have next summer’s blockbuster in the making.