This weekend, Mozilla unleashed an early version of Firefox 3.6. It's not ready yet for Mr and Mrs Average Joe, but our benchmarks show it's now almost as fast the first version of Google Chrome. That, friends, is quite an achievement.
A blog post from Mozilla said the main focus for Firefox 3.6 "will be end-user perceived performance," and in line with this we found the new version was just over 10 per cent faster than the current version, .
Firefox 3.6 should be released "in a small number of months," says the Mozilla blog. If you're feeling brave you can download the developer version here.