Date: Monday, January 21st, 2013, 07:25
Category: News, Software
Never knock a decent update on a web browser you’re fond of.
On Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 18.0.1 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 36.6 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
– Problems involving HTTP Proxy Transactions.
– Unity player crashes on Mac OS X (bug 828954).
– Disabled HIDPI support on external monitors to avoid rendering glitches (bug 814434).
– Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 Lion and up.
– Preliminary support for WebRTC.
– Experience better image quality with our new HTML scaling algorithm.
– Performance improvements around tab switching.
– Support for new DOM property window.devicePixelRatio.
– Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates.
– Support for W3C touch events implemented, taking the place of MozTouch events.
– Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages (62178).
– Improved responsiveness for users on proxies (769764).
Firefox 18.0.1 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.