Interesting firefox Facts
May 31, 2010 | In: Random interesting fact
The fireNotes add-on for Firefox is unique. It allows you to setup your own customized RSS feed links or embedded pages within the Firefox browsing window. Think of it as a local alternative to the popular start pages like Netvibes or iGoogle.
The Web Browser’s search for identity was quite an adventure, so to speak. Firefox’s original name was Phoenix and because there were trademark issues that arose between our Phoenix and Phoenix Technology, Phoenix was renamed as Firebird. But this change in name again gave rise on some issues with another Firebird – a free database software program. And in order to settle the name issue, its developer Mozilla Organization decided to combine their names thus bearing the Mozilla Firebird name to avoid confusion with the software program.
In terms of memory usage, Firefox versions 2 and 3 uses less memory compared to the Internet Explorer;
As an open source, the Mozilla Firefox is not entirely free as other would presume. Some of its elements are covered by EULA (End-Users License Agreement);