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Mozilla launches Firefox 49 with better Reader Mode, offline viewing for Android

Firefox 49 has been released with improvements to Reader Mode and multi-process support, which is being rolled out to more users, and also sees the end of Firefox Hello. The Android version has added offline viewing.
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Why every browser sucks eventually (It’s all your fault)

The more you use a browser, the more you bog it down. Which is why you should never trust that new browser smell. Every browser sucks, eventually, and it's all your fault.
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Hang up the phone: Mozilla to pull the plug on Firefox Hello in September

Mozilla reports that Firefox Hello will be discontinued in September with the release of Firefox 49. It was based on WebRTC for secure chats on web pages, supporting both voice and video communications. Firefox Hello made its debut in late…
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Tired of crashed tabs affecting the browser? Firefox changes roll out slowly

Splitting up the user interface and browser functionality from the content it displays is a major feature of Firefox 48. Now that it's coming into play, it could be the end of single tabs crashing your browser or locking up your PC.
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Firefox will begin blocking specific, unnecessary Flash content, starting in August

Mozilla has stated that Firefox will begin blocking certain "invisible" Flash content that's not relevant to the browsing experience starting in August.
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Firefox 48 gets a new media component that’s a little ‘rusty’

Mozilla's Dave Herman recently said that Firefox 48 will have a media parser derived from the Rust programming language, replacing the current C++ version. Rust is billed as the best C++ alternative, offering better memory "Safety,"
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Gloves off: Opera Software disputes Microsoft's Edge-browser claim

Dem's fightin' words! Opera Software fires back at Microsoft over the latter company's claims that the Edge browser is better on laptop battery power savings than Opera's new power-saving mode. Unlike Microsoft, Opera Software…
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Microsoft crowns its Edge browser the winner over Chrome in a battery life battle

A series of battery tests by Microsoft's Web Platform Team team show the company's browser, Edge, beating Chrome and the rest of the competition. The results are consistent with third-party findings.
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Keep your Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde apart with this feature for multiple online personas

Mozilla is experimenting with a feature called Containers, which aims to separate business, personal, shopping, and banking in the web surfing experience. This way, users can safely access personal and business-based Facebook accounts…
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Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE vs. Vivaldi 4:21

We pit the newest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Edge, and Vivaldi against one another to try and name the best browser. Check out our comprehensive breakdown for all the details.
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Mozilla reopens its Test Pilot program for Firefox in the safest way possible

Mozilla launched a new extension for Firefox that allows users to test and provide feedback on experimental features without having to install the beta or nightly build. this "Test Pilot" program currently provides three new features to…
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Firefox 46 is here, here's the complete list of new features

Mozilla's now offering Firefox 46, the latest version of the company's popular Web browser. There aren't many new features, but it's worth updating just to stay secure and up to date.