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#275251 - 04/03/08 06:10 PM Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet!  
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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes from zDNet has been testing the speed of popular browsers for weeks and concludes that the last beta version of Firefox 3 will crush competition: http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=1648

and he is not the only one that is impressed: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/pos...-eats-less-memory-than-ie-and-opera.html

I can't wait!


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#275264 - 04/03/08 06:57 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: Short]  
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Because I use Firefox is it safe to assume I have the latest update? I right clicked around and checked properties here and there but couldn't find a statement of what version I'm using.


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#275306 - 04/03/08 09:48 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: elbert]  

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Click on [Help][about Firefox].

You'll probably find you're on version 2.0.0.13, the last stable version. Switch to a Beta version at your peril.

#275308 - 04/03/08 09:53 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: elbert]  
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This is about the beta version 3, the 5th one to be specific; that means it is not final yet, but can be downloaded for testing. This one will probably be ready and released in June. The latest final version is 2.0.0.13; you'll find out by clicking "Help" and then "About Mozilla Firefox".


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#275310 - 04/03/08 09:57 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: ]  
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Firefox rocks so glad Paul got me to switch over.


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#275314 - 04/03/08 10:13 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: tacogirl]  
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2.0.0.13 yes i see.
OK ....whats this about Beta Peril ?
Remember I was the guy that thought Vista was a hot new Idea. blush


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#275316 - 04/03/08 10:22 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: elbert]  
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Try Sea Monkey

#275354 - 04/04/08 02:16 AM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: SP Daily]  

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A Beta version of software is not yet ready for release as a stable final version. It's probably near that stage, and they're releasing it so people can try it on their own computers and see if there are any residual problems. There may well be problems with it.

#275395 - 04/04/08 06:18 PM Re: Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 - Fastest browser yet! [Re: ]  
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I'm still an Opera fanboy...


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