Firefox

Here’s Why Firefox Has Lost Nearly 50 Million Users Since 2018

According to Firefox’s Public Data Report, Mozilla’s desktop browser has seen a decline of nearly 50 million in its userbase since 2018. An article over at Its FOSS discusses why users are moving away from the only popular alternative to Chromium-based browsers. As per the official stats, the reported number of Firefox’s monthly active users was...

Firefox Browser Update Brings Native Support for Apple M1 Macs

Mozilla has just rolled out an update for its Firefox browser for macOS, that adds native support for macOS devices built with Apple Silicon CPUs bringing dramatic performance improvements over the non-native build that was shipped in the previous release. The latest Firefox version 84.0 launches over 2.5 times faster on the new M1 Macs...

Mozilla Releases Firefox Version 70.0 With New Logo, Privacy Reporting Tools

Last month, Mozilla released Firefox 69 for Mac with Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) while also blocking cryptomining by default as part of the Standard setting and now, the privacy-focused company is upping its game further by introducing new privacy reporting tools in Mozilla version 70.0, as well as a new logo. In today’s release, the Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP)...

Mozilla’s Firefox Send Encrypted File-Transfer Service Exits Beta on Desktop

Mozilla today announced the formal launch of Firefox Send, a file-sharing service that got its start as one of the organization's "Test Pilot" experiments. [caption id="attachment_284330" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Mozilla[/caption] According to a new blog post from Mozilla, the nonprofit behind the popular open-source Firefox web browser, its new encrypted self-destructing file-sharing platform, Firefox Send, is now out of...

Firefox Focus for iOS Gets New Design, Siri Shortcuts

Mozilla has today rolled out a redesigned version of its Firefox Focus privacy browser for iOS and Android to match the latest operating systems from Apple and Google. As pointed out by VentureBeat, the revamped app also brings support for Siri Shortcuts on iOS and GeckoView on Android, among other improvements and new features. For those who...

Firefox for iOS Update Features Improved Security, Tracking Protection

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox for iOS, with improved security for everyday browsing and handy new features for iPad owners. The popular web browser for iOS devices now includes default Tracking Protection for both regular and private browsing, reads a blog post from Mozilla. The feature uses a list from Disconnect to identify and...

Mozilla Pulls the Plug on Firefox OS for Smartphones

Nearly two years after it was announced at Mobile World Congress, Firefox OS has become a failed experiment. In a recent email sent to developers, Mozilla has officially declared Firefox OS for smartphones dead, saying that it will end development on the project after the release of version 2.6, as well as shut down the marketplace from...

Firefox for iOS is Now Available for Download Worldwide

Last year Mozilla acknowledged they had planned on releasing Firefox for iOS users, and today the app is available worldwide, after recent soft launches in New Zealand and Canada in September. This latest worldwide release update adds bookmark syncing with Firefox accounts and a private browsing mode. Firefox for iOS is touting features such as...