Mozilla is recovering from a few days of browser extension failures in Firefox, a problem caused by an expired signing certificate that the company has fixed for users of the current release of the browser — but not for those on legacy versions.
Mozilla just released their new Firefox "Quantum" browser with new features including built-in screenshots, a save-for-later feature named Pocket, and a Library that holds all of your pocket saves, bookmarks, browsing history, screenshots and downloads in one spot. AppleInsider compares the new release with Safari, and Google's Chrome.
Firefox has updated the iOS version of its browser to version 10.0, with the milestone release featuring a refreshed modern interface and changes to the menu system, ahead of another major update arriving on the desktop version of the browser next week.
Several high-profile technology companies, including Apple, have submitted a amicus brief in a key case at the U.S. Supreme Court, expressing concerns about warrantless police access to cellphone location data.
Mozilla has upgraded Firefox for iOS to version 8.0, with the latest edition of the mobile web browser altering the way it handles tabs, as well as introducing new features including a built-in QR code scanner and a Night Mode that makes Firefox more useful for late night browsing.
Apple in 2016 issued a fix for a website-based iOS exploit that could've allowed hackers to collect sensor data from iPhones, and potentially learn many things about their targets — even their passcodes, researchers revealed this week. [Updated with Apple clarification]
Blocking unnecessary Flash content loading in the Firefox browser will lead to improved battery life, faster web page loads, and greater user security, according to developer Mozilla. And the block starting in August is only the beginning.
Apple's new Mac App Store has more than doubled the new users signing up with Evernote's cloud-based note capturing service when it opened two days ago, while Apple itself is also benefitting handsomely from setting up an App Store for Mac users.