Category Archives: Flagfox

Things I’ve learned from the survey thus far

I have a survey link in the Flagfox icon menu for the current version to get some stats and info about Flagfox actions usage, sync, and some of the services involved here. All submissions are anonymous and I will not be posting raw data, but here are a few interesting things I have learned from …

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Flagfox 5.0.2 update released

I have posted Flagfox 5.0.2 to Mozilla Add-ons. After a Mozilla editor signs off, the update will be available to all users, however you can download it before then via the all versions page. This update contains the IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2014. I’ve been releasing on a mid-month schedule …

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Contributions update

The Amazon wish list is now effectively done. A couple generous donors bought me some new hardware and I purchased a new mid-range Android phone using donated funds. I’ve taken off the smaller things I can buy myself easier as well as the larger tablet (I don’t need two tablets). Their system is less then …

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Flagfox 5.0.1 update is live

The Flagfox 5.0.1 update is now live. Users should automatically update at some point soon. Flagfox 5.0 is now restartless, so it should happen automatically with no need to restart Firefox. Version 5.0.1 changelog: IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2014 Improved styling of flag icon border to work better with dark …

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A phishing story, aka why I need to write a mobile version of Flagfox

Over the past year or so, a few different people have requested I add Mobile Firefox support to Flagfox. My response was always the same: I’d like to, but I don’t own an Android device and can’t really afford get the hardware I’d need to develop for mobile. I recently decided to change that by …

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Flag selection & update policy

With the new flag set in Flagfox 5.0, many countries/territories got updates for their flags that were long overdue. Previously, there were quite a few small regions using the flag of a colonial power because neither old icon set had a flag for them. This new set is based on the flags Wikipedia uses, so …

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