Moving up from Firefox 3.6? There's a long list of changes that have been made since then: Direct2D hardware acceleration for Windows 7 users, plug-in crash protection, support for HSTS security protocol, Firefox Sync, improved tab management, and a new HTML5 parser, to name a few.
Firefox 4.0 isn't expected to be released in final form until early 2011. In the meantime, beta 7 provides a good opportunity to see where Mozilla is taking its prized possession.
|BitTorrent Sync exits beta, offers free private cloud storage||3|
|Valve's $50 Steam Link looks like a Chromecast for games||19|
|Nvidia introduces Shield set-top box with Android TV||30|
|Tuesday Night Shortbread||12|
|With LiquidVR, AMD aims to make virtual reality more fluid||9|
|Gartner: Apple overtook Samsung as top smartphone vendor last quarter||39|
|Unity 5 wants to be the game engine for everyone, everywhere||24|
|ARM and Geomerics announce Enlighten 3 engine||7|
|Vulkan is the low-overhead future of OpenGL||51|
|And Samsung makes new phone with no sd slot lol whaw whaw whaw||+50|