How to remove the Dropbox Update plugin from Firefox

“Dropbox users who run Firefox on Windows may want to check the plugins listing of the browser as the browser may have picked up the Dropbox Update plugin automatically after a recent update.“Mozilla, for unknown reasons, never fixed the automatic … Continue reading

Firefox 38.0.1/38.0.1 ESR Released

Mozilla released an update for Firefox 38 regular and ESR versions on Thursday, May 14th with the Firefox 38.0.1 release. Fixes in this version include: Systems with first generation NVidia Optimus graphics cards may crash on start-up Users who import cookies from Google … Continue reading

Firefox 37.0.2 > 38.0 In-Browser Updates Disabled

Mozilla has temporally disabled the updates (auto and manual) from Firefox 37.0.2 to Firefox 38 to address a couple regressions. Once these included a start-up crash on Windows for users with certain Nivida video cards due to an incorrectly referenced … Continue reading

Firefox 38/38.0 ESR Released

Mozilla released the next regular and ESR versions of Firefox on Tuesday, May 12th with Firefox 38. New features in this version include: New tab-based preferences (Preferences panel is now its own tab) Ruby annotation support Complete details can be found in the Firefox … Continue reading

Mozilla plans to phase out non-secure HTTP

Last night Mozilla announced on The Mozilla Security Blog: Deprecating Non-Secure HTTP. There’s pretty broad agreement that HTTPS is the way forward for the web.  In recent months, there have been statements from IETF, IAB (even the other IAB), W3C, and … Continue reading