Firefox 3.1 Beta Hits the Streets

By | October 15, 2008 | 2 Comments


Mozilla has officially released the very first Beta of its upcoming Firefox 3.1 web browser. Basically 3.1 features (but not all of them) are something what was originally planned for Firefox 3. The following release also received some nice performance improvements and various enhancements.

Key New Features

Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
Added support for CSS 2.1 and CSS 3 properties
A new tab-switching shortcut that shows previews of the tab you’re switching to
Improved control over the Smart Location Bar using special characters to restrict your search
Support for new web technologies such as the video and audio elements, the W3C Geolocation API, JavaScript query selectors, web worker threads, SVG transforms and offline applications.

Download Firefox 3.1 Beta


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.