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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Ars Reviews Firefox 2.0 RC2

firefox logoThe good folks at ArsTechnica have just pubbed a great review of Firefox 2.0 RC2 on their site. The article includes a few screenshot comparisons illustrating the interface changes between the old beta and the new release. They also examine the similarities between the browser tab implementation from Internet Explorer 7 and the new tab management features in RC2.

If RC2 is any indication, Firefox 2.0 is an incremental improvement of the 1.5.x series with performance improvements and a handful of relatively useful features. Based on my own experience, I consider it stable enough for regular use, but I endorse caution for users that rely on a lot of extensions, as most extensions aren't yet compatible with Firefox 2.0.

The final release of Firefox 2.0 is expected by the end of October.

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