Firefox Turns 7, Releases a Polished Firefox 8 [REVIEW]

t’s a big week for Mozilla, as Firefox celebrates its seventh birthday and Firefox 8hits the interwebs.

In recent years, Firefox has lost ground to browsers such as Google Chrome. Yet Firefox remains a significant and important part of the browsing landscape.

Firefox 8 is Mozilla’s fifth major release in 2011. After releasing Firefox 4 in March, Mozilla adopted a rapid release schedule similar to what Google employs with its Chrome browser.

The last few major releases have focused more on under-the-hood enhancements and quicker adoption of new web technologies, rather than sweeping changes to UI or functionality.

 

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