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Firefox updated to 21.0

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Date: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013, 13:49
Category: News, Software


According to version numbers, Firefox can now legally purchase an alcoholic beverage…

On Friday, Mozilla.org released version 21.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 40.2 megabyte download via MacUpdate, adds the following fixes and changes:
- The Social API now supports multiple providers.

- Enhanced three-state UI for Do Not Track (DNT).

- Firefox will suggest how to improve your application startup time if needed.

- Preliminary implementation of Firefox Health Report.

- Ability to restore removed thumbnails on New Tab Page.

- CSS -moz-user-select:none selection changed to improve compatibility with -webkit-user-select:none (bug 816298).

- Graphics related performance improvements (bug 809821).

- Removed E4X support from Spidermonkey.

- Implemented Remote Profiling.

- Integrated add-on SDK loader and API libraries into Firefox.

- Added support for element.

- Implemented scoped stylesheets.

- Some function keys may not work when pressed (833719).

- Browsing and Download history clearing needs unification to avoid confusion on clearing download history (847627).

Firefox 21.0 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

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