Firefox 5 – new update with over 1000 changes

After the successful launch of Firefox, version 4, in March, the next major release of Firefox, Firefox 5, came as a surprise to many. Although this release is not as big in terms of features and speed, there are good enough reasons to celebrate it’s release

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A few of the notable features in the latest release are:

  • App Tabs is a cool way to keep some website as ‘permanent home’.
  • Tab group looks great to organize the open tabs

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Performance improvements include:

  • "Do Not Track" feature gives more control to the users on how their browsing behavior is tracked in the Web
  • New Firefox is faster than its previous releases. It also is lighter.
  • Improved canvas, JavaScript, memory, and networking performance
  • Improved support for HTML5, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and canvas
  • More stable and more secure
  • Most importantly, it is open source and secure
  • If you want to try the new release please download it from this link.

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