Category: Upcoming

Firefox 3.1 New Features

By | June 13, 2008 | 4 Comments

Some time ago we’ve posted about few upcoming Firefox 3.1 features.
Good news, there are more details about them. According to Mozilla Links post, visual tab switching (CTRL+Tab) and tab searching/filtering will be also added to Firefox 3.1 release.

Check the following screenshots: Continue Reading

Firefox Mobile Concept Video

By | June 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

More and more details are being revealed about the upcoming Firefox Mobile release. This time you have a unique opportunity to check Firefox Mobile concept video which was posted recently (watch it here).

For more details about Firefox Mobile, feel free to check Aza’s blog.

Firefox 3 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) Released, Firefox Final Soon to Come

By | June 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

The third Firefox 3 Release Candidate is now released and available for download. It contains a single change for Mac OS X users only; there is no change for users running previous Firefox Release Candidate versions on Windows or Linux.

Also, Firefox 3 Final will be released on Tuesday, June 17th.

Apple Safari 4

By | June 11, 2008 | 4 Comments

Safari 4Yes, Safari 4 (5526.11.2) developers preview was released by Apple some time ago and it looks promising. Because of the SquirrelFish (WebKit’s core JavaScript engine) on which they’re working, Safari 4 is 1.6 times faster than their previous interpreter. As Apple notes: Continue Reading

Prepare for launch!

By | June 10, 2008 | 3 Comments

OperaIn case you haven’t subscribed to Opera newsteller, here’s a copy of their recent email:

Prepare for launch!
Opera Mini Team (noreply@opera.com)

Dear Opera Community,

Almost two years ago I stepped onto a pier in Seattle to unveil Opera 9 to the world. Many things at Opera have changed since then, but our commitment to providing you a powerful, safe and fast Web experience has not. Since that day we have been hard at work on our next generation browser, codenamed Kestrel. I’m pleased to announce that today we are ready to share the fruits of our labor with you. Continue Reading

Flock 2.0 Beta – Soon

By | June 3, 2008 | 1 Comment

Flock 2.0 BetaSome news about the upcoming Flock 2.0 Beta release. It looks like new version of the social web browser will be released within the coming weeks.

What’s new in it? As Flock is Mozilla Firefox based, 2.0 will have all the latest Firefox 3 features, bug fixes (which includes memory leaks), etc.

As for now, you may try Flock 1.2.1.

Firefox 3 Seeks for a World Record. Will They Make It?

By | May 29, 2008 | 3 Comments

Firefox 3 Seeks for a World RecordGuys from Spread Firefox with all your help will be trying to set a new Guinness world record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours period. As this is a first attempt (this record doesn’t exist in a Guinness book yet), they will try to reach the highest number possible.

How can you join? Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2

By | May 27, 2008 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2It looks like Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2 will be released within a couple of months, in the third quarter to be exact. As for now, Microsoft asks web site owners to make sure that their pages will be displayed correctly on IE 8. Check “Your Web site may not display correctly in Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1” article for more details about web pages compatibility.

Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4

By | May 20, 2008 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4While Firefox 3 is almost finished, Mozilla is already planning Firefox 3.1 and Firefox 4 release dates and revealing some of the upcoming features.

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Firefox to Track User Data?

By | May 14, 2008 | 8 Comments

How does it sound? I’ll start with a quote from John’s Blog which should explain everything:

So we asked ourselves what we can do to help unlock some of this latent potential — and started thinking about whether there’s a project we can do at Mozilla that does a few things:
Collects & shares data in a way that embodies the user control & privacy options which are at Mozilla’s core.
Enables everyone — from individual researchers and entrepreneurs (both the social and capitalist types) to the largest organizations in the world — to take usage data, mix it up, mash it up, derive insight, and hopefully share some of that insight with others.
Helps move the conversation around data collection and web usage forward, to help consumers make more informed decisions.

It seems obvious to us that there’s lots to be done here, and lots that we can do, if we can work with our broad community to figure it out.

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