Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Today, The Mozilla Corporation launches Firefox 2.0 Final, the Second-generation release of Firefox. Firefox 1.0 was originally released on November 9, 2004 , and currently Firefox has a usage share of about 12% .
New features in Firefox 2.0 include enhancements in security, tabbed browsing, performance, and extensions.
== New features ==
Firefox 2.0 also has:
built-in spell checking
improved antiphishing feature
ability to restore a session if the session accidentally crashed
ability to reopen closed tabsSearch engines will also include their own suggestions.
== Sources ==
Press Release: "Mozilla Releases Major Update to Firefox and Raises the Bar for Online Experience" — Mozilla Corporation, October 24, 2006
"Video: Firefox 2 has arrived" — CNET.com, October 24, 2006