Articles from June, 2008

It’s party time!

Wondering what to do until we hear back from Guinness?  How about taking a moment to celebrate all the hardwork that went into Download Day and the launch of Firefox 3.  Check out Mozilla Party Central for a party near … Read more

Our esteemed judges

We’re getting close to handing over our download logs to our judges for our Guinness World Record attempt.  We’re very lucky and honored to have Paul Vixie of the Internet Systems Consortium and Corey Shields of Indiana University. Here is … Read more

Over 8 million — way to go!

Awesome job!  I am truly impressed by everyone’s hard work.  We exceeded 8 million downloads in our 24 hour period.  We’ll need to be patient as our judges and Guinness World Records validate our record attempt.  We’ll keep our map … Read more

Less than an hour to go!

Update: You can catch the close of the 24-hour attempt live on Air Mozilla. We’re at 7.8 millions downloads with just under an hour to go!  Can we break 8 million? You can still be a part of the world … Read more

Download Day is here!

Attention Firefox fans:  Now is your chance to help set a Guinness World Record! We’ve already collected over 1.7 million pledges and served up several thousand Firefox 3 downloads.  Phenomenal — let’s see what the next 24 hours has in … Read more

Firefox 3 coming soon!

The outpouring of interest and enthusiasm around Firefox 3 has been overwhelming (literally!).  Our servers are currently feeling the burn and should be back to normal shortly.  Download day will officially commence once the site goes live.  The 24 hours … Read more

Download Day Kickoff!

We’re just over 12 hours until the start of the long-awaited Download Day!  Our Guinness World Record attempt will start when Firefox 3 is officially launched at approximately 10:00 a.m. PDT (17:00 UTC) on Tuesday, June 17th. At that time, … Read more

Firefox Screencasts Contest ending tonight!

Did you miss the buzz about the Firefox Screencast Contest? Don’t worry! There are still plenty of chances to win some prizes, but there’s one catch: you have to submit your screencast before 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time today! Participating only … Read more

The Countdown to Download Day!

Our Guinness World Record attempt for the most software downloads in 24 hours is just around the corner!  As soon as we roll out Firefox 3 on June 17th you’ll have until the same time on June 18th to download … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Firefox 3

Deb Richardson, author of the about:mozilla newsletter, has done it again!  She has already graced the Mozilla Blog with wonderful explanations of Firefox 3’s AwesomeBar, and the new and improved bookmarking system.  And now she has a created a comprehensive … Read more