This weekend, Mozilla unleashed an early version of Firefox 3.6. We've tested it, and not only is it the fastest Firefox ever, it's almost as fast the first version of Google Chrome
Mozilla releases a Firefox 2 beta intended for the general public. New are antiphishing controls and an automatic session restore feature, plus some enhancements to features seen in the previous alpha builds.
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As Firefox 16 enters Mozilla's pre-beta Aurora channel, selected developers have been allowed to access the Mozilla app marketplace.
Firefox for Android is critical to Mozilla's effort to remain relevant in the surging mobile market. The new project will help, but it's got plenty of challenges.
A native Android interface should make Firefox faster and use less memory--but Mozilla is sacrificing add-on compatibility for the performance boost.
Along with the security fixes, Firefox 3.6.9 gets a new feature to help Web developers reduce clickjacking risks. Also: Chrome 6 gets bug fixes.
Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops.
The File interface, a draft standard, is designed to give browsers better uploads. Firefox 3.6 beta 4 supports the technology.
The third beta imposes a new restriction on how third-party software can interact with it. And a feature called Resource Package could speed up Firefox 3.7.
A key feature in the latest beta for Android users expands the ways you can customize and tweak the home screen.