Another Google product bites the dust. This time it's a popular add-on: Google Toolbar for Firefox. Many users were surprised to see that Google hasn't updated the toolbar for Firefox 5, even though it wasn't a difficult task. After enabling the Add-on Compatibility Reporter , most of the features worked well in Firefox 5. It turns out that Google no longer wants to update Google Toolbar for Firefox , but it doesn't admit that the product has been discontinued.
News July 22, 2011 04:19 PM ET Computerworld - Mozilla is scrambling to deal with Google's decision to drop the Google Toolbar for Firefox, according to notes on Mozilla's website. Earlier this week, Google announced it was killing Google Toolbar for Firefox, and would not be updating the add-on to support Firefox 5 or future versions of the open-source browser.
Google Toolbar for Firefox is compatible with Firefox version 4 or older.