Four Hundred Million Firefox Downloads

9 09 2007

On November 9th, 2004, you all started a movement. Spread Firefox, supported by tens of thousands of contributors, took just 99 days to deliver 25 million downloads of Firefox to a world of people desperate for a better Web — a Web that didn’t overwhelm them with pop-ups, a Web that didn’t infect their systems with viruses and spyware, a Web that was fun again, simply put, a Web that worked.

In less than six months, you all doubled that number to 50 million downloads, turned open source into a household word and reasserted the supremacy of choice and simplicity.

Read complete story at SpreadFirefox 


Fire up your Firefox: FaviconizeTab

2 08 2007

The FaviconizeTab extension reduces the width of specified tabs to only its favicon to save space in the tab bar. Set those tabs you always have open to just their icon – like Gmail, Lifehacker, or Google Reader – to make room for other tabs’ titles that you actually need to read. Once the extension is installed, right-click to Faviconize it. FaviconizeTab will also remember which tabs you’ve iconized next time you launch the ‘fox if you have Firefox set up to restore your previous session.