Firefox 3.6 Features, Performance Benchmark

It’s time for industry to move on from Internet Explorer after the high profile attack on Google [Aurora Details].

At the right time comes the Mozilla’s next version to rediscover the Web with Firefox 3.6. With over 6,000+ addons, 35,000 themes, it’s world’s most extensible browser.

Update: Now Official

The word is not official, but the link below points to the correct version.

Download (Mozilla Firefox)

Note: This is not declared as official yet, I`ll update my readers as soon as it get official. Get the update @taranfx on Twitter

3.6 Brings down lot of new stuff, the best part being the performance improvements. Practically, as we benchmarked it, it’s 23% faster than Firefox 3.5: Browser Performance Benchmark – Firefox 3.6: 23 Percent Faster

Firefox 3.6 benchmark performance

So, what’s new in Firefox 3.6?

Key improvements:

  • Improved performance, security and stability
  • Users can now change their browser’s appearance with a single click, with built in support for Personas.
  • Firefox 3.6 will alert users about out of date plugins to keep them safe.
  • Windows 7 Integration (Each Tab get preview)
  • Support for Accelerometer for screen orientation.
  • Open, native video can now be displayed full screen, and supports poster frames.
  • Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness and startup time.
  • Support for new CSS, DOM and HTML5 web technologies.

Firefox 3.6 Widnows 7 Integration

Mozilla has done good job at marketing this time, they have come-up with a highlighting “what’s new”:

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