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15 handy Firefox 4 tips and tricks

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Moz/FF From complete control over tabs to better bookmarking, these Firefox 4 tips will help you make the most of it.

Also: Firefox 5 Preview Available, Stable On April 13

My review of Firefox 4

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  • My review of Firefox 4
  • Firefox 4 Has Already Become More Popular Than IE9
  • Firefox 4 Review Round-Up: Critics Weigh In
  • Firefox 4: at a glance

Benchmark battle: Chrome vs. IE vs. Firefox

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Moz/FF CNET put the latest stable versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer through a gauntlet of benchmarks that considered JavaScript and HTML5 performance, as well as boot times and memory usage.

4 reasons to love Firefox 4

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  • Four reasons to love Firefox 4
  • Firefox 4 Secures HTTPS
  • Firefox 4 Offers Enhanced Security
  • 5 Awesome Updates to Firefox 4
  • With Firefox 4 and Opera, It's Raining Browsers

Firefox 4 Gains Features, Loses Charm

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  • Firefox 4 Gains Features, Loses Charm
  • we're upgrading the web
  • Firefox infographic – The road leading up to Firefox 4
  • About Firefox 4

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox in HTML5 Duel

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Moz/FF Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox's latest Web browser versions include increased support for the HTML5 Web programming language.

11 Must-Have Add-Ons for Firefox 4

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  • 11 Must-Have Add-Ons for Firefox 4
  • Asa Dotzler: why we do what we do how we do
  • Old Add-ons not working on Firefox 4? Workaround
  • IE9 vs Chrome 10 vs Firefox 4 vs Opera 11.01 vs Safari 5 - The BIG browser benchmark

Firefox 4- needs polish

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  • Firefox 4- needs polish
  • Why Firefox 4 Is Winning the Browser Battle
  • Firefox Four: Day One

What To Expect In Firefox 5 & Firefox 6?

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  • What To Expect In Firefox 5 & Firefox 6?
  • Why I Think All Browsers Will Survive
  • Ars reviews Firefox 4
  • Why Firefox WILL survive
  • Firefox 4 Sync step-by-step
  • Firefox 3.6.16 and 3.5.18 security updates available

Firefox 4 Nears 6 Million Downloads as Browser Wars Heat Up

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Moz/FF Mozilla Firefox 4 is off to a good start with nearly 6 million downloads about 24 hours after the new browser officially launched, according to a Mozilla site that tracks Firefox 4 downloads. The number puts to shame Microsoft's recent boast that Internet Explorer received 2.35 million downloads within its first day of availability.

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