• Still some new tricks in Firefox 3.6 beta 3

    Continuing with its new quick beta turnaround strategy, Mozilla has released a third beta just a week after Beta 2 Nothing too dramatic among the 90+ bug fixes this release introduces, but a few worth noting: A new API will now allow add-on developers access Firefox’s geolocation features. (See Doug Turner’s post) As expected,  tab

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  • Firefox 3.6 on November, focus on Personas and responsiveness

    The initial plan for Firefox 3.6 (code named Namoroka) originally aimed for including pieces of Personas, Ubiquity (a command line in the location bar), Jetpack (light extensions), and Prism (ability to make web applications more desktop friendly), but when a few weeks ago, Firefox development team decided for a quick update (later this year) rather

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  • Windows 7 support coming to Firefox 3.6

    With Windows 7 scheduled for general availability in about a week, Mozilla is getting ready to support some of its best known features as they progressively come to Firefox 3.6 nightly development releases. First, tabs can now be previewed from the task bar directly just hovering over the Firefox icon (Namoroka’s in the screenshot). Previews

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