CyberNet does it again by delivering the easiest download links for you to pick up the latest release of Firefox 2. You have to think that by RC3 we have to be pretty close to the final version, right? I would like to think so. I am about tired of downloading a new version every two weeks so I can say I am “on the edge”. Just kidding Mozilla – I still have much love your you and your quick releasing ways.
When Asa makes a list, everybody listens. I have seen this post linked all over the place this morning. Since it does list some quality downloads, I have to point you in his direction as well.
I’ve had this post in draft for about 3 months now and just can’t seem to finish it. I can’t finish it because I honestly haven’t found 10 add-ons that I’ve kept installed for any length of time. Now that Robert’s posted his list, I feel like I should get mine up.
If you’re a Firefox user, Highlight grabs anything on the web you think is news. One click gets your story started, and connects you to our worldwide network of eyewitness reporters. And if you have a blog, Highlight sends you readers.
When it comes to saving things from the Web, it has been a long time since I have seen a good tool that allows you to save images. Everything pretty much does the same old stuff. There is nothing new, exciting or different under the sun. Well, that was the case till I checked out the Save As Image Firefox extension.
This Firefox Fact comes from Lifehacker.com:
Reader Jerry points out that Firefox 2’s suggest-as-you type Google search box is an instant calculator. Simply type your mathematical formula into the search box (Alt-K Cntrl-K to get there quick) and you’ll get your answer even before you hit the equals sign. Awesome.
Well I am happy to say that we are less than 1,000 downloads away from the Firefox Facts eBook hitting the 20,000 downloads mark. Once again I’d like to thank Lockergnome for setting this whole project into motion for me.
I’d also like to thank each and every one of you for downloading it this many times. So tell your neighbor, tell your family, tell your dog to go download the best free eBook on Mozilla Firefox and lets get that download number even higher!
The new Firefox 2 tips are already starting to roll out. I found six of them listed over at ZDNet that I didn’t know about. If I didn’t know about them, you might have not either.
Here are a few simple tips I’ve found helpful to improve the tabbed browsing experience in Firefox 2. These have been tested in the RC2 version on Windows. Ctrl+W closes the tab you are looking at right now.
You can now check your Gmail and Google Reader at the same time with this amazing Greasemonkey script that will show a link for your feeds in the sidebar of Gmail. It will also show you how many unread feeds you currently have and when you click on the link it pulls up your unread articles! (found via digg)
Have an idea for Firefox 3? Well now is the time to let it be known to the public, or at least the folks over at Mozilla. They are starting to accept ideas for the next next version of everybody’s favorite browser.
The Firefox web browser has come a long way since the project was announced as a fork from the open-sourced Mozilla project. Version 1.0 was released in 2004 and quickly won critical acclaim for its speed, compatibility with web standards, and features.
Mozilla has returned from Microsoft’s headquarters after meeting with the Open Source Director regarding Windows Vista. There were several different things that Mozilla wanted to address especially concerning new security features and restrictions that Microsoft placed in Vista. Here are some of the things that Mozilla had wanted to discuss…