Mozilla releases Firefox 8.0 update

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Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011, 10:02
Category: News, Software

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On Monday, Mozilla.org released version 8.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as an 28.2 megabyte download offered the following change:

– Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default.

– Added a one-time add-on selection dialog to manage previously installed add-ons.

– Added Twitter to the search bar.

– Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored.

– Improved tab animations when moving, reordering, or detaching tabs.

– Improved performance and memory handling when using.

– Added CORS support for cross-domain textures in WebGL.

– Added support for HTML5 context menus.

– Added support for insertAdjacentHTML.

– Improved CSS hyphen support for many languages.

– Improved WebSocket support.

– Fixed several stability issues.

Firefox 8.0 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.

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