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paulw
12-07-2011, 11:09 AM
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/

Seems reasonably fast compared to FF4

GameJunkie
12-07-2011, 11:56 AM
do all your addons still work with FF 7a2?

CYaBro
12-07-2011, 12:01 PM
What happened to v6?

Bobh
12-07-2011, 12:08 PM
I just downloaded it and am using it now. Seems ok but it rejected several addons. I do not have a spell checker for instant.

GameJunkie
12-07-2011, 12:25 PM
the stylish add-on isn't compatible with FF6b1, i wouldn't think it would be with FF7a2.

im gonna wait

Speedy Gonzales
12-07-2011, 12:27 PM
6, 7 and 8 are currently in progress.

Chilling_Silence
12-07-2011, 12:56 PM
Aurora is kind of similar to the Chrome-Dev builds I believe.

There's several branches of Chrome too:
Chrome Stable
Chrome Beta
Chrome Dev
Chrome Canary
Info here: http://www.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel

Winston001
12-07-2011, 01:29 PM
What the heck?? Seems like I only installed FF4 a few months ago and now its up to 7?? It took years to get to 4 - which I am happy with. Are these really new or simply improvements on 4?

Speedy Gonzales
12-07-2011, 01:33 PM
Version 4 of FF will never get updated. So, you'll be stuck with it. If you dont update it to FF 5 or a later version

headshot
12-07-2011, 01:49 PM
All you have to do is blink and firefox has a new update

mzee
18-07-2011, 08:23 PM
It seems like the computer gets taken over by updates. Go to use FF and it wants to update, same with Flash, Skype, IE9 and Windows. This really hacks me off when I only have a small job to do. I usually have all automatic updates turned off so they can be done at my convenience, not the computer's.

linw
18-07-2011, 10:14 PM
One thing with 7, I haven't seen it use over a GB of memory yet, unlike v5!

sahilcc7
18-07-2011, 10:18 PM
Version 4 of FF will never get updated. So, you'll be stuck with it. If you dont update it to FF 5 or a later version

Why are they doing that? Also instead of properly releasing v5 they just go onto the next version....

:pf1mobmini:

8ftmetalhaed
18-07-2011, 10:50 PM
I imagine they're updating so frequently due to their having massive market share now, and they keep having to patch bugs and holes that weren't discovered as quickly when their share was smaller, or something to that effect.

mikebartnz
19-07-2011, 12:29 AM
I imagine they're updating so frequently due to their having massive market share now, and they keep having to patch bugs and holes that weren't discovered as quickly when their share was smaller, or something to that effect.
It is actually to do with the fact that they are now using the Chrome way of versioning.

Chilling_Silence
19-07-2011, 05:17 PM
Exactly, and they're being pushed for a bigger feature-set that competes with the likes of Chrome.