New Aurora build is here.
Recently, Mozilla has pushed the second Alpha build of Firefox 13 to its Aurora channel for you to play with.
So what’s new? There are a couple of neat new features that will definitely improve your experience. For example, the Awesome Bar will now auto completes typed URLs and in addition to that, a Speed Dial has been finally incorporated, which draws from Opera and Google Chrome.
Anything else? Yes, there is also a redesigned home page as seen in the screenshots below.
Firefox 13 Alpha Changelog
- When opening a new tab, users are now presented with their most visited pages
- The Awesome Bar now auto-completes typed URLs
- SPDY protocol now enabled by default for faster browsing on supported sites
- Restored background tabs are not loaded by default for faster startup
- Smooth scrolling is now enabled by default
- The default home page now has quicker access to bookmarks, history, settings, and more
- 72 total improvements to Page Inspector, HTML panel, Style Inspector, Scratchpad and Style Editor
- Support for the CSS3 background-position property extended syntax has been added
- The :invalid pseudo-class can now be applied to the element
- The CSS turn
unit is now supported
There are also a bunch of known issues, be sure to check them here.
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