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FireFox 2 Beta

Posted by: , 09:45 AEST, Fri July 21, 2006

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Mozilla has released a beta version of its ever popular stand alone internet browser
There is a lot in Firefox 2 Beta 1 that we invite you to play around with and give us feedback on:
  • Built in Phishing Protection.
  • Search suggestions now appear with search history in the search box for Google, Yahoo! and
  • Changes to tabbed browsing behavior
  • Ability to re-open accidentally closed tabs
  • Better support for previewing and subscribing to web feeds
  • Inline spell checking in text boxes
  • Search plugin manager for removing and re-ordering search engines
  • New microsummaries feature for bookmarks
  • Automatic restoration of your browsing session if there is a crash
  • New combined and improved Add-Ons manager for extensions and themes
  • New Windows installer based on Nullsoft Scriptable Install System
  • Support for JavaScript 1.7
  • Support for client-side session and persistent storage
  • Extended search plugin format
  • Updates to the extension system to provide enhanced security and to allow for easier localization of extensions
  • Support for SVG text using svg:textPath

Click here for more information on what is going to change.

Credit: Mozilla


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