Date: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012, 06:44
Category: News, Software
Late Friday, Mozilla.org released version 10.0.2 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as a 31.4 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
- Fixed: Java applets sometimes caused text input to become unresponsive (bug 718939).
- NEW: Most add-ons are now compatible with new versions of Firefox by default.
- NEW: The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back.
- NEW: Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976)
- NEW: CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115)
- HTML5: New element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)
- HTML5: Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page).
- DEVELOPER: We’ve added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification.
- DEVELOPER: Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector.
- FIXED: Mac OS X only – after installing the latest Java release from Apple, Firefox may crash when closing a tab with a Java applet installed (700835).
- FIXED: Some users may experience a crash when moving bookmarks (681795).
- FIXED: Silverlight video may not play on some Macintosh hardware (715396).
Firefox 10.0.2 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 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.