I was curious how some browser perform and what kind of web browser benchmarks were available, so I ran Kraken, SunSpider, HTML5, JetStream, Octane 2.0 and Acid3 on Firefox, Waterfox, Pale Moon, Chromium and Chrome. Here are the results with my rig 2600k @ 4.4Ghz, 16GB RAM, Samsung 840 EVO SSD. Kraken & Sunspider ->… Read more Web browser benchmarks: Firefox vs. Waterfox vs. Pale Moon vs. Chromium vs. Chrome
Me dad was complaining that his Firefox takes ages to start up and didn’t want to run yet another application in the background. So I hit google and came up with UPX, Ultimate Packer for eXecutables. What it does, is very simple: It compresses the .exe and all the DLLs associated with said .exe! Thus… Read more Make your Firefox load faster!
If you’re one of the paranoid ones, like me, and are tired to constantly start up your Firefox and change to private browsing, here’s an easy solution! 1. enter “about:config” without the ” in your URL bar 2. search for “browser.privatebrowsing.autostart” 3. change false to true 4. ??? 5. Profit If browser.privatebrowsing.autostart doesn’t exist, then… Read more Start Up Firefox in Private Browsing mode!
If you already are using Firefox 3.6 betas then you probably already figured that some of your add-ons are not working…because of their compatibility. Well, to be honest not every add-on needs a huge code change, some of them simply need their compatibility status updated, most of them work with 3.6 anyway. At least mine… Read more Force Firefox Add-ons to work with Firefox 3.6 betas!
Geolocation Tracking/Tagging, ever heard of it? No? Check out the link! Short version: It’s the identification of your geological location. Can be good, can be bad. I don’t like being stalked though! Firefox, by standard, has geolocation tracking enabled. If you don’t want it, turn it off with a few simple steps: Type in “about:config”… Read more Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]
Lately my video (HD) playbacks in YouTube seemed to be lagging a LOT! I wondered why. I thought it would be me and my years old OS or perhaps even somehow my pc. But no it wasn’t. The lag was caused by Firefox’s session saving feature. A simple and fast change in it and “poof”… Read more How to fix the video lag in Firefox!