Friday, March 25, 2011

Firefox 4 is here, What's new in Firefox 4


Mozilla publishes Firefox 4 and provides a fast browsing experience, elegant and customizable to over 400 million users worldwide. We've created a special page on Firefox 4, demos, support, links and other interesting things to bring this new version, Check it out!

Mozilla, a global non-profit organization dedicated to improving the web, is proud to publish Firefox 4, the new version of the popular web browser, open source and free. Firefox gives users control their Web experience, providing a user-friendly interface, lots of fun new features, increased speed and support of new and modern web technologies.

Firefox 4 is available for download on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux in over 80 languages. In addition, Firefox 4 also will be available soon for Android and Maemo devices.

Firefox 4 is the fastest version to date. With incredible speed and performance improvements, Firefox is two to six times faster than previous versions. Major improvements to the JavaScript engine makes from the time of application start up page loading speed and performance of JavaScript are wonderfully quick in Firefox.

The latest version of Firefox introduced a more streamlined design that allows Web content is in the center. With features such as Application and Overview tabs, Firefox makes it easier and more efficient surfing the Web. Firefox provides security and privacy features innovative in the industry, as no trace and Security Policy of the content to give users control over personal information and protect them while online.

Firefox Sync allows users to access the history of the awesome bar, bookmarks, to open tabs and passwords across PCs and mobile devices. Firefox also offers hundreds of thousands of additions, extensions and People and a director of accessories for ease of use and help find accessories for users to personalize their Web experience.

Firefox supports modern Web technologies ,Including HTML5. These technologies are the basis for building stunning Web sites and Web applications. Go to Mozilla's Web O'(pen) Wonder and see the incredible web experiences developers can create.

Effort and community
We talked at length about Mozilla Firefox, making special about their technology and the new one is: CSS3 and HTML5 improved easy extensions, Firefox Sync, improved interface, accessories, speed, Panorama ...

Firefox 4 is one of the major efforts made by Mozilla and its community in its long history (more than 10 years), because, again, is a great and amazing competition on the web, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera and to a lesser extent, Internet Explorer. The only benefit all this competitiveness We are allUsers of the Web, an increasingly powerful platform with resources, where imagination takes precedence over things established.

From LinuxTechCrunch believe that this news should not be a news story, if not celebration for the web ,So that all users can navigate with the latest technology (remember it works in Windows 2000 and Windows XP, still almost 50% of the OSs on the network) and maximize the power of the web in the year 2011.

What's new in Firefox 4 ?

Firefox faster than ever

Performance: Firefox is up to six times faster than previous versions. With a startup time improved and faster to load Web pages, fast performance of Web applications and graphics hardware acceleration, Firefox is optimized for interactive and complex web sites.

Refined interface

Application Tabs: given a permanent place to websites you visit frequently, such as electronic mail on the Web, Twitter, Pandora, Flickr.

Go to the tab: you can easily find your open tabs and go to them from the amazing bar tabs unopened duplicate.

Overview: Drag and move the tabs into manageable groups to save time while browsing among many tabs open.

Private and secure synchronization


Firefox Sync: access to the history of awesome bar, bookmarks, open tabs, passwords and form data from many desktop computers and mobile devices.

More customizable

New Manager: easily find and install more than 200,000 additions to customize the features, functions and design of Firefox.

Private and Secure

no leave trace: Firefox is leading the Web to a standard function call I crawl that allows users to choose to avoid tracking behavior used by advertising.

Firefox puts privacy first, fixing problems on Web standards that prevent others from accessing your browsing history.

HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) automatically establishes a secure connection to stop potential attacks' man in the middle "and keep sensitive data safe from interception during the admissions process to a web site.

Content Security Policy (CSP), prevents cross-server scripting attacks by allowing Web sites to explicitly tell the browser what content is legitimate.

Advanced tools for Web developers


The JavaScript engine has the new JIT compiler , well as improvements to existing interpreters TraceMonkey and SpiderMonkey to speed page load and improve performance of Web applications and games.

HTML5 support in Firefox includes hardware acceleration, the high-definition video (WebM), 3D graphics, the information stored offline, professional fonts, touchscreen interfaces and Mozilla audio API that helps create for audio visual experiences and more.

Firefox 4 improves existing tools such as CSS, Canvas and SVG to allow developers to create exciting Web pages.

Firefox provides uninterrupted navigation when there is a crash of plugins for Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight. If one of these plugins hangs or freezes, does not affect the rest of Firefox. Simply reload the page to restart the plugin.
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