Items tagged with Firefox 8

Mozilla won't officially drop Firefox 8 onto the public until Tuesday, November 8 (otherwise known as tomorrow, at least at the time of this writing), but why wait? If you're anxious to get your mitts on the next stable release of Firefox, you can head over to Mozilla's FTP site and grab your copy now, a full day ahead of schedule. Either way, you still have to wait until tomorrow for the official release notes, but here are some of the highlights included in Mozilla's next Firefox release: Twitter integration (you can choose Twitter as one of the default search options) Improved HTML5 support, including HTML5 context menus Better Tab control Add-ons are no longer installed willy-nilly and require... Read more...
No sooner did Mozilla release its Firefox 7 browser to the public in final form, the browser maker has now made available the next version in beta trim. Such is the way it goes with Mozilla's recently adopted rapid release schedule. Should you rush out and grab the Firefox 8 beta before the paint has even had a chance to dry on FF7? To help you answer that question, let's take a quick look at what's new in FF8: Twitter Search: The new build adds Twitter as a default search option, so if you're heavy into the microblogging service and keeping up with the latest social networking trends, this could be a valuable addition to your day-to-day surfing. Otherwise, no big deal. Restore Tabs on Demand:... Read more...