The latest version bumps the release number to 8 and takes it one step closer to matching IE 9 and Chrome in who can have the higher version number. This latest release contains many fixes which you can see in the list below:
Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
Added a one-time add-on selection dialog to manage previously installed add-ons
Added Twitter to the search bar
Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored
Improved tab animations when moving, reordering, or detaching tabs
Improved performance and memory handling
Added CORS support for cross-domain textures in WebGL
Firefox 4 delayed till 2011 - 10/29/2010 11:16 AM
Mozilla, creators of Firefox, announced today that they are forced to delay their up and coming version, Firefox 4. In May, the browser giant announced that the release date for the new version would ...
Firefox 4 Beta 2 launched - 08/02/2010 10:32 AM
For those who love, care and cradle Betas .. Firefox 4 Beta 2 has been released, based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform, has just been released for consumption. Windows, Mac and Linux versions are all a...
Firefox to get Direct2D Acceleration - 04/06/2010 09:00 PM
Is not really surprising that now Firefox jumps on the bandwagon of the Direct2D acceleration that will offload processing to the GPU. Last month IE9 was announced with Direct2D/3D acceleration. It s...
Firefox Tops Vulnerability List - 11/10/2009 12:42 PM
Hmmm, this report claims that Firefox leads the pack with vulnerabilities (44%), Safari came in second (35%), Internet Explorer was third (15%) and Opera ranked the best (6%). Though Firefox had the h...