Managing multiple online identities using different browsers

When you’re online at Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr, the sites normally will allow you to “remember” your signin. This is very convenient as you do not have to reenter your username and password for the next visits. It is not so convenient if you have to manage multiple identities as you have to keep signing in and out with separate accounts.

It is not uncommon to have separate identities for online accounts, some people like to separate their personal account from their work accounts. For example you might be using your company’s email identity for promoting social media marketing for the company. And you like this to be separated from your personal social activities at Twitter and Facebook.

To avoid the hassle of having to sign on and sign out, one quick and dirty solution is to make use of different browser for each identity. For example you can delicate Safari for the accounts you use for the social media marketing works you are doing for Company X, and use Chrome for your personal activities at Facebook and Twitter. Using separate browser will also make it easier to identify the accounts you’re using, to reduce the chances of posting your personal tweets into your company’s Twitter account.

Firefox Coming To iPhone, Sort Of

Firefox is releasing [an app for the iPhone](http://blog.mozilla.com/blog/2010/05/26/firefox-home-coming-soon-to-the-iphone/) called Firefox Home which is awaiting App Store approval.

Firefox Home is not a ‘browser’ developed from ground up as in the recent Opera for iPhone. Rather it utilizes the build-in web browser module in iPhone OS, enhanced it with features that allow you to access to your Firefox browsing history, bookmarks, tabs from recent session etc.

Firefox Home for iPhone is part of a broader Mozilla effort to provide a more personal Web experience with more user control. For devices or platforms where we’re unable to provide the “full” Firefox browser (either technically or due to policy), we aim to provide users with “on the go” instant access to their personal Firefox history, bookmarks and open tabs on their iPhones, giving them another reason to keep loving Firefox on their desktops.

Firefox Home is a must have for Firefox for Windows/Mac users who needs to continue their Firefox ‘sessions’ on their iPhone.

Firefox 3.5 Private Browsing

Beside better JavaScript rendering for faster browsing and the support for HTML5 standard, one other major feature in the new Firefox 3.5 is private browsing mode (Safari 4, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 8 are the other browsers currently support private browsing). Mozilla has provided a detail instruction and guide on the private browsing feature:

[Firefox 3.5 Private Browsing](http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Private+Browsing#Turn_on_Private_Browsing)

Firefox 3.5 Is Released

Firefox Version 3.5Mozilla has released Firefox 3.5 web browser to the general public. Get it from:

[Mozilla Firefox 3.5](http://www.getfirefox.com/)

Watch the [worldwide real-time statistics of downloads per sec for Firefox 3.5](http://downloadstats.mozilla.com/).

Firefox 3.5 is a major release from the previous version 3.0.x which was released over a year ago. The major changes in Firefox 3.5 are:

* New JavaScript engine called TraceMonkey for faster JavaScript rendering

* A private browsing mode which allows surfing without saving your personal data.

* Support HTML5: offline data access, enhanced web graphics and multimedia plaback without plugins.

Firefox has the second largest web browser market share of between 20 to 25 percent. It lags behind Microsoft Internet Explorer which has about 65 to 70 percent share of the browser market.

Mozilla launches Firefox 3

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Mozilla on Tuesday released Firefox 3, a major update to the popular free open source browser that is “two to three times faster” and uses less memory than its predecessor. As part of the launch on 17 June 2008, Mozilla kicked off a “Download Day” campaign in a bid to set a Guinness World Record for the greatest number of software downloads in 24 hours. Mozilla Firefox 3 is available in approximately 50 languages and on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux platforms. Download Mozilla Firefox 3.

If you are a Mac user like we do, you might ponder if there is a need to switch to using Firefox with all the hype around it. Shouldn’t the standard Apple Safari browser be good enough? If you are questioning and not downloading Firefox now, the answer is ‘Yes’. With the recent release of Safari 3.1, Apple has made Safari one of the best browsers in the market and Safari is gaining market share.

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