The waiting is over. Mozilla has finally released the very first Firefox 3.5 release candidate (RC) build.
Besides usual performance and stability improvements, Firefox 3.5 introduces HTML 5 tags support, such as: < video >, < audio >, downloadable fonts, etc. Also: private browsing feature, location aware browsing and more. For a complete list of changes, visit here.
Thanks to Mihailo Bursac (djix) and Shane Bundy for sending this.
Mozilla is re-launching the “Extend Firefox” contest for the upcoming Firefox 3.5 release. Just like last year, developers are asked to create the next best Firefox add-on and get prizes for that. Actually, if you have already released an awesome add-on, they will be giving away prizes for “Best Updated Add-on” as well.
Best New Add-on
Best Updated Add-on
Best Shopping Add-on
Best Game & Entertainment Add-on
For a complete list of prizes, visit the contest details page.
Mozilla Links reports that the next version of Firefox web browser, which will likely be 3.6 is going to feature about:me sprint.
What does it to?
Basically, it will provide user statistics on his frequent visited web pages, average tab load, etc.
As from Mozilla Wiki: Continue Reading
While speed dial can be helpful to access your frequent visited web pages, a Firefox extension called “New Tab King” has another vision.
Instead of a blank page or speed dial, it will show you your most visited web sites as well as recent closed tabs, bookmarks and frequently accessed shortcuts.
Download New Tab King
Apple Inc. has released a press statement today which claims that the latest Safari 4 web browser was downloaded more than 11 million times within first 3 days.
Just for a record: Firefox 3 was downloaded more than 20 million times within 7 days and Opera – 4.5 million times in 5 days.