Even though the Final version of Firefox 4 has not yet been released, Mozilla team is already working on a new UI functionality for the upcoming Firefox 5 (targeted this year) browser.
One of the few new features is tab coloring by favicon (which for some users might be a headache (if can’t be disabled)).
It looks like the development of Firefox 4 is doing well as Mozilla now plans to release the RC build of an open-source web browser later next week on February 25th.
However, don’t forget Beta 12 which should be landing shortly.
As for the Final version, it is targeted for the March release.
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According to Opera Desktop Team blog post, the upcoming 11.10 web browser version code name is Barracuda.
Although not much information was given, it was revealed that one of the popular Opera features will be “taken to the next level” and that the very first snapshot is coming in the near future.
Updates are coming.
Opera Software has just announced that more than 100 000 000 mobile users now use Opera web browser on their cell phones.
That’s not all! In the official Choose Opera blog post, it was revealed that all Opera Mini and Opera Mobile versions will receive updates later this year.
Yes, even Symbian or Windows Mobile builds.
Best news in a decade.
With the release of 64 Bit Adobe Flash Player, there are no more excuses not to develop a native 64 Bit web browser build.
Good news, the upcoming Firefox 5 will indeed offer a 64 Bit flavor on Windows.
In addition, Mozilla’s next generation web browser is also set to introduce the following improvements:
Simple Sharing UI
What are the advantages? See the following post.
Good news, Microsoft has just sent out invitations to media press, inviting them to join an Internet Explorer 9 event on February 10th.
Members from the Internet Explorer team (and some special guests) will be visiting San Francisco in two weeks to share some important news. I know it’s an extremely busy news week already, but we’re hoping you can join us.
Just a few more weeks to go.
If you’ve been expecting Firefox 5 sometime next year then we have some good news for you.
According to Brendan Eich, the CTO of Mozilla, company is ready to speed up their release cycle and introduce Firefox 5 at the some point of this year.
Cast a colder eye on your blockers. Some of them can wait for a dot release or Firefox 5 that I do believe will be only months after 4 comes out. We are going to a fast release cycle. It serves our users better. To do that we have to get this touch and go done with Firefox 4.
If everything goes as planned, we should see the Final build of Firefox 4 sometime next monmth.