Mozilla releases Firefox 12.0 update

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Date: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012, 12:26
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Late Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 12.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 32 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:

– Firefox can now migrate your bookmarks, history, and cookies from Google Chrome.

– With Sync enabled, add-ons can now be synchronized across your computers.

– The CSS text-size-adjust property is now supported.

– Redesigned media controls for HTML5 video.

– The outerHTML property is now supported on HTML elements.

– View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser (see bug 482921).

– The Style Editor for CSS editing is now available to web developers.

– Web developers can now visualize a web page in 3D using the Page Inspector 3D View.

– SPDY protocol support for faster page loads is now testable.

– XMLHttpRequest now supports HTML parsing.

– Files can now be stored in IndexedDB (see bug 661877).

– Websockets has now been unprefixed.

– Firefox notifications may not work properly with Growl 1.3 or later (691662).

Firefox 12.0 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.

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