Tag Archives | mozilla labs

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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Instant Previews

Instant Previews for Firefox

Now that I have been using Firefox 4 (as a beta) I can take a look at some of the neat add-ons I might have missed because they were not updated to run with the current version of Firefox.  One of these neat additions to the browser is Instant Previews.  With this Mozilla Labs created add-on, your browser will start loading webpages found in the awesome bar – without the need of clicking on them.

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Game On – The Winners

Game On - Game Competition Winners

The Mozilla Labs Game On competition is over.  The web game development competition spawn a lot of creative and amazing games.  I can say one thing for sure, I sure am glad I didn’t have to decide who was the best of the best.  The best overall winner was Marble Run – but there were a lot of other awards handed out.

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Prism Development Dropped

Prism from MozillaOver at Mozilla Labs, they announced that they are no longer going to maintain the Prism project.  For those of you who remember, Prism was Mozilla’s answer to the chrome-less browser.  Something you could use to launch web applications (like Gmail) as a desktop application.  The idea was to blur the line between desktop programs and online programs. 

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Home Dash for Firefox 4

Home Dash for Firefox 4

Mozilla Labs has released a very interesting new browser interface you can try out in Firefox 4.  Home Dash for Firefox 4 removes a lot of the Firefox user interface and gives you what they call "Browse-Based Browsing".  It really does bring a radically different way to use Firefox right to your fingertips.  Is it worth using?

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All-in-one Mozilla Labs Add-on

Bundled Mozilla Labs Goodness

Want to make sure you keep up to date with the latest Mozilla Labs experiments?  You can with one simple plugin.  The Lab Kit plugin for Firefox will securely install add-ons that are being developed by the Mozilla Labs team.  This way, you can stay up to date with some of the neatest innovations without having to remember to update or to check back for new experiments to try.

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Rainbow: Firefox Audio / Video Recording

Firefox RainbowMozilla Labs is up to reinventing how we use the browser, yet again.  The latest innovation, Rainbow, will bring video and audio recording to Firefox.  The Rainbow add-on for Firefox is a really early developer prototype that lets you see how easy it could be to capture audio and video using only a few lines of JavaScript. 

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