How to mute tabs in Firefox

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 How to mute tabs in Firefox  Watch the Video: How to mute tabs in Firefox The Firefox web browser from Mozilla conveniently displays a speaker icon in a browser tab as a sound indicator when audio is playing in that tab. If the sound is unwanted, there is no […]

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How to reset Firefox to its default settings

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 How to reset Firefox to its default settings  Watch the Video: How to reset Firefox to its default settings We do it all the time. Power-cycling modems, rebooting computers and restarting phones or tablets. These are the go-to initial problem-solving steps when something isn’t quite right. Rather than diving […]

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How to change the default web browser in Windows 10

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 How to change the default web browser in Windows 10 Watch the Video: How to change the default web browser in Windows 10 The new default web browser in Windows 10 is Microsoft Edge. It knocks clunky Internet Explorer off of its pedestal after nearly two decades. Although Edge is the […]

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How to Enable Click to Play Plugins

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to enable Click to Play plugins for safer web browsing The security threat from web browser plugins like Flash and Java seems to ebb and flow. If you are like most people, you may not be ready to completely dispense with using these technologies altogether. Yet, as a […]

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Firefox 38 released with HTML5 playback support of DRM content

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Firefox 38 released with HTML5 playback support of DRM content [Update June 2, 2015: Firefox 38.0.5 was released today. There are 3 primary features of interest: improvements to Firefox Hello, a new Reader View, and the ability to keep track of articles and videos via Pocket. Make sure to […]

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Free, secure video chat with Firefox Hello

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Free, secure video chat with Firefox Hello [Update June 2, 2015. Firefox 38.0.5 was released today, which includes an improvement to Firefox Hello. Users engaged in a Hello conversation now have the ability to screen share an active window or tab with the other party. Free screen sharing while […]

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Java does not work in Firefox after installing Java

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2016 Java does not work in Firefox after installing Java Java is a free software developed by Oracle Corporation, and also a programming language.  When you download and install the free Java software, you are installing the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), including the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).  When referring to […]

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Firefox 36.0.4 Released by Mozilla

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Firefox 36.0.4 Released by Mozilla Firefox 36.0.4 has been released by Mozilla.  The new version is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android, and includes security fixes for issues disclosed at the Hewlett-Packard Zero Day Initiative’s (HP ZDI) Pwn2Own 2015 contest.  A researcher demonstrated the Firefox bug with an […]

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How to use the Firefox Forget button

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to use the Firefox Forget button Mozilla released a special version of their Firefox web browser to celebrate its 10th Anniversary.  As part of the special release, a Firefox Forget button, was introduced in a set of features that help put you in more control of your privacy.  […]

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What is the FREAK vulnerability?

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 What is the FREAK vulnerability? The FREAK (which stands for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) vulnerability is an encryption bug in some TLS/SSL servers and clients that has existed for more than a decade.  It allows a “man in the middle attacker” to decrease the encryption level of secure […]

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