While waiting for Oracle to release a Java update fix, Apple had quietly disabled Java on Macs by blacklisting it. On the other hand, Mozilla promotes Firefoxâ€™s Click To Play feature which does not auto load Java plugin until you clicks to enable it.
Previously, I asked you to vote your default web browser. Now, here is the poll result.
Google Chrome is the winner with 40% votes and followed closely by Mozilla Firefox. Safari has the 3rd place with 10.43%. Both Opera browser and Internet Explorer received similar votes and got 4th and 5th places respectively. Total votes: 115
Support for new CSS, DOM and HTML5 web technologies.
All the Firefox add-ons that I am using (20+ of them) are either support or compatible with Firefox 3.6 RC1. Great!
Mozilla released Firefox 3.5 on June 30th, 2009. What’s new about it? Should you upgrade/install?
According to Mozilla, Firefox 3.5 is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which has been under development for the past years. Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, improving performance and ease of use.
What’s new in Firefox 3.5 for ?
Super Speed — believe it or not, Firefox 3.5 is 2 times faster than the previous version Firefox 3. 10 times faster than Firefox 2!
Private browsing — now you can surf porn privately with Firefox 3.5 new private browsing feature. When it is enabled, you won’t leave a single browsing fingerprint behind for others to discover.
Location-Aware browsing — when you visit a location-aware supported website, Firefox can tell the website about your location, with your permission, so you can find more relevant and more useful information.
Play audio and video without plugin — Firefox 3.5 now support HTML5