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