It’s The Firefox 16, The Latest Internet Browser To Come From Mozilla

Mozilla's latest Firefox 16Firefix 16 is out. This latest version of the internet browser by Mozilla is launched with critical fixes to some of the previous susceptibilities.

Mozilla has introduced this latest Firefox 16 browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Notable features include initial web app support, a new developer toolbar, support for more HTML5 code, and accessibility improvements for Mac.

Users can easily download the latest version from http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/fx/

According to the company’s release notes, the Firefox 16 has HTML5 code such as CSS3 Transitions, animations, transforms and gradients are unprefixed, which means they are stable.

Stable features include CSS3 Animations, Transitions, Transforms, Image Values, IndexedDB and Values and Units. Firefox also unprefixes Battery API and Vibration API, two Web APIs that Mozilla helped create.

The new developer toolbar in Firefox 16 has buttons for quick access to tools, an error count for the web console and a new command line, which allows users to control the tools using keyboard.

Looking at the Mac version of Firefox 16, there’s preliminary VoiceOver support turned on by default. And the Firefox for Android has a new feature called the Reader Mode, which simplifies reading on websites and blogs. It’s great for reading from tabs or mobile devices.

Firefox received criticism for its previous version, but now with the latest version, Mozilla hopes to offer users the best experience on the Web.… Read the rest

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Protect Your Privacy Online With Do not Track in Google Chrome

 

For everybody who’s been concerned about privacy issues when using Google’s software and tools, here’s some great news. Google has now featured the Do Not Track (DNT) in the latest developer build of Google Chrome. Do Not Track essentially informs websites about when a user chooses to opt out of behavioral tracking. It’s a great tool to protect your privacy online with regards to your browsing patterns, but Google hasn’t shown too much enthusiasm until now to implement it in Chrome, while other browsers like IE10, Safari and Firefox have already put this feature in.

There are talks that even though Chrome could begin to feature DNT options soon, it may not be automatically turned on by default the way Microsoft does in IE. Google of course has its own reasons for not being too keen on it, as the search engine giant relies on tracking users’ browsing patterns to send them targeted ads. And DNT would just end up having an adverse effect on Google’s biggest revenue generating field.

Although DNT has not yet arrived officially on Chrome browser, it will be an interesting turn of events to see how much of a conflict it will create between Google’s ad business and web browser. It surely wouldn’t be a fun inclusion on Chrome, we can say.

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