Firefox Add-Ons Blog: Translate The Web Easily With A Browser Extension

Firefox Add-Ons Blog: Translate The Web Easily With A Browser Extension. “Online translation services provide a hugely valuable function, but for those of us who do a lot of translating on the web, the process is time-consuming and cumbersome. With the right browser extension, however, web translations become a whole lot easier and faster. Here are some fantastic translation extensions for folks with differing needs.”

9to5 Google: Firefox now automatically removes tracking parameters from URLs to enhance privacy

9to5 Google: Firefox now automatically removes tracking parameters from URLs to enhance privacy. “According to an article from Bleeping Computer, companies like Facebook, Marketo, and HubSpot use custom URL query parameters to track links on clicks. Companies do this in order to provide users with a more personalized ad experience online. Called Query Parameter Stripping, these sites can no longer track what links you click when browsing on Firefox; once you’ve enabled the feature.”

MakeUseOf: 6 Firefox Add-Ons to Overhaul Your New Tab Page

MakeUseOf: 6 Firefox Add-Ons to Overhaul Your New Tab Page. “If you’ve used Firefox for a while, then there are good odds that you’re starting to get a little tired of the same old new tab page. Alternatively, you may be hoping to get more out of your new tabs, or are just tired of having your homepage and new tab not line up the way that you would like. Luckily, there are plenty of different add-ons for Firefox that aim to address these problems. Here are six of the best.”

Lifehacker: This Browser Can Use Chrome and Firefox Extensions at the Same Time

Lifehacker: This Browser Can Use Chrome and Firefox Extensions at the Same Time. “If you have a Mac, iPhone, or iPad and you’re looking for something new from your web browser, you should check out Orion. The new browser lets you run both Google Chrome extensions and Firefox add-ons, while claiming not to sacrifice your privacy. Orion is based on WebKit, the browser engine used by Safari on Mac and all the browsers on your iPhone.”

PC World: This obscure Firefox tool is a must-use for privacy buffs

PC World: This obscure Firefox tool is a must-use for privacy buffs. “I’ve seen other people online who say they sandbox their social media accounts in Edge, work email and services in Firefox, and personal stuff in Chrome (for example)…. Maybe you’ve been wanting this kind of tidy, privacy-friendly setup too, but just don’t want to learn a new browser. Or your taskbar has precious little real estate. I’ve got great news for you: With the Firefox Multi-Account Containers add-on, you can achieve the same effect in just one browser.”

Firefox Has Turned 100: See What’s New (MakeUseOf)

MakeUseOf: Firefox Has Turned 100: See What’s New. “It’s been over a month since (March 2022) Google released Chrome 100, and now Mozilla has followed suit. Firefox 100 is finally here with some interesting new features and enhancements. The latest version of Firefox has been rolled out across Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS platforms.”

Mozilla Blog: Firefox Extension Helps Bring Movie Magic To Theaters Near You

Mozilla Blog: Firefox Extension Helps Bring Movie Magic To Theaters Near You. “Color calibration — the process of adjusting colors in order to display images consistently in color and brightness across monitors — is a critical component of visual effects. As visual effects studios and their vendors transitioned to remote work due to the coronavirus pandemic, this process that was easy to manage in-office suddenly became difficult to achieve. Over the past year, Firefox worked with Industrial Light & Magic to build a game-changing solution and developed the Extended Color Management Add-On.”

MakeUseOf: Why Mozilla Has Removed Russian Search Engines From Firefox

MakeUseOf: Why Mozilla Has Removed Russian Search Engines From Firefox. “Mozilla has decided to remove all Russian search engine providers from its Firefox browser. The move comes after multiple claims that Yandex and Mail.ru have been favoring Russian state-sponsored content in the results. Here, we’ll take a look at when Mozilla is removing these search engines, and why the company is removing them.”

Mozilla Blog: The pandemic changed everything — even the way we use browser extensions

Mozilla Blog: The pandemic changed everything — even the way we use browser extensions. “On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Within days, practically the entire planet was on lockdown. We went indoors and online. So how did the sudden mass migration online impact browser extension usage? Pretty dramatically, it turns out. On this two-year mark of the start of the pandemic we looked back at Firefox extension installs and usage data to discover several compelling trends.”

Gizmodo: Try These Google Chrome Alternatives if You Feel the Need for Speed

Gizmodo: Try These Google Chrome Alternatives if You Feel the Need for Speed. “There are plenty of great Google Chrome alternatives out there which you might want to consider, given that the Google-owned browser is a total system resources hog and is slow compared to the competition. Here are some Google Chrome alternatives that you should try out. It costs you nothing to try these and you might even prefer the features that some of these browsers offer.” Waterfox looks intriguing…