Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011, 03:48
Category: News, Software
Late Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 5.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as an 27.8 megabyte download offered the following fixes and changes:
– Added support for CSS animations.
– The Do-Not-Track header preference has been moved to increase discoverability.
– Tuned HTTP idle connection logic for increased performance.
– Improved standards support for HTML5, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and canvas.
– Improved spell checking for some locales.
– Improved desktop environment integration for Linux users.
– WebGL content can no longer load cross-domain textures.
– Background tabs have setTimeout and setInterval clamped to 1000ms to improve performance.
– Fixed several stability issues.
– Fixed several security issues.
Firefox 5.0 requires an Intel-based Mac and Mac OS X 10.5 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback, let us know.