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    Firefox 7 Now Available for Download, Drastically Improves Loading Speed

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    firefox7-downloadLove updates? Go update Firefox to version. Mozilla has released Firefox 7 with improvements and fixes. The most important part of this update is that it reduces the memory usage up to 50%, and the  new version of the hardware-accelerated Canvas to speed up HTML 5 sites. Another small change added in this update is that it no longer display the ‘http://’ URL prefix in the address bar. Several stability and security issues has been fixed in Firefox 7 as well. Below is the full change log for Firefox 7.

    • Drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases
    • Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
    • Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
    • The ‘http://’ URL prefix is now hidden by default
    • Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
    • Added support for the Web Timing specification
    • Enhanced support for MathML
    • The WebSocket protocol has been updated from version 7 to version 8
    • Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox
    • Fixed several stability issues
    • Fixed several security issues
    You can download Firefox 7 for Windows, Mac and Linux from Mozilla.org.
    (Via engadget)

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