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Mozilla to shift 12m surfers off 2-year-old Firefox 3.5

Mozilla is planning to shunt 12 million users, who are still surfing the web on its aged Firefox 3.5 browser, over to a more recent version. "We need a plan to obsolete [sic] Firefox 3.5 as we can't support it into perpetuity," said Mozilla. "We have been frustrated with our efforts to move users off of old releases and are …
Kelly Fiveash, 16 May 2011
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Near-ready Firefox 3.6 gets second RC sausage

Mozilla has popped out a second Release Candidate of its forthcoming browser Firefox 3.6, a final version of which could land this week. The open source outfit said Firefox 3.6 RC2 had refined how the browser will allow third party software to slot into the browser, in a move to prevent crashes. Mozilla has fixed over 70 bugs …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Jan 2010

Firefox 3.6: I am more than my Monkey

The last time Mozilla released a new incarnation of its open-source Firefox browser, the main concern was the JavaScript engine. This time around, the open-sourcers have far more on the brain. Due as early as next week, Firefox 3.6 hardly ignores JavaScript performance. Mozilla claims a full 20 per cent boost on the SunSpider …
Cade Metz, 14 Jan 2010
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Mozilla teases surfers with near-final version of Firefox 3.6

Mozilla spun out a near-ready version of Firefox 3.6 over the weekend, all of which suggests that the final build of the next iteration of the open source browser could be imminent. The outfit said on Sunday that over 75 per cent of the thousands of Firefox Add-ons had now been upgraded by their authors to be compatible with …
Kelly Fiveash, 11 Jan 2010
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Firefox 3.6 hits ice - won't show up till Spring

Mozilla has delayed the release of Firefox 3.6 until the first quarter of 2010. The outfit had been promising to deliver the next iteration of its celebrated browser before the decade was out. However, despite spinning out no less than five betas of Firefox 3.6, the final version of the browser won't ship until next year. …
Kelly Fiveash, 29 Dec 2009
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Mozilla shoots out fifth Firefox 3.6 beta

Mozilla has released a fifth - and surely final - beta of Firefox 3.6, a complete version of which it plans to spin out before the end of 2009. The Firefox 3.6 beta 5 update comes with a few tweaks to how Mozilla allows third party software to slot into the browser. The change should help prevent crashes, said the open source …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Dec 2009
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Mozilla dishes up fourth Firefox 3.6 beta alongside deep-fried turkey

Praise be - Mozilla has spun out yet another beta for Firefox 3.6, the next iteration of the outfit's popular browser, just in time for Thanksgiving. A finalised version of Firefox 3.6, based on the Gecko 1.9.2. engine, will rock up next month - unless Mozilla is hit by any last-minute showstopping bugs, that is. The Firefox …
Kelly Fiveash, 26 Nov 2009
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Mozilla kicks rebel coders to kerb with Firefox 3.6 'lockdown'

Mozilla plans to debut a "lockdown" feature in Firefox 3.6 to force third party application developers to toe the line by preventing them from adding their own code into the browser's components directory. "Firefox is built around the idea of extensibility - it’s part of our soul," proclaimed Mozilla's Jonathan Nightingale in …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Nov 2009
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Mozilla hits FF button with second Firefox 3.6 beta

Mozilla has hastily released a second beta of Firefox 3.6 just over a week after pushing out the first test preview of its popular browser. The update contains over 190 bug fixes, many of which the open source outfit said would improve the browser for web developers, add-on coders and users. Of course the decision to bombard …
Kelly Fiveash, 12 Nov 2009
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Firefox 3.6 beta promises speed injection

Mozilla pushed out a first beta version of Firefox 3.6 on Friday, ahead of a planned release by the end of the year. The delayed release promises improved JavaScript performance and faster load-up, addressing a sluggish start problem that has become an issue with recent builds of the open source browser. Firefox 3.6 will also …
John Leyden, 2 Nov 2009
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Mozilla tantalises fans with Firefox 3.6 test build

Mozilla has pushed back the release of its Firefox 3.6 beta by another week, although an early build of it is now available for any brave testers out there desperate to tinker with it from today. The open source browser maker had tentatively pencilled in 13 October as the date the first and possibly only beta of Firefox 3.6, …
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Oct 2009
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Mozilla gets orientation-friendly with Firefox 3.6

The next iteration of Firefox will be able to detect the orientation of laptops and mobile devices that come loaded with accelerometers. Mozilla said yesterday that Firefox 3.6 would carry support for web pages to read machine orientation details, if available on the device. It created the device API to allow users to work …
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Oct 2009

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