Posts Tagged ‘firefox beta’

Thunderbird 5 Beta 1 and Firefox 5 Beta 3 Released

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

… And just when you thought that all of your browsers were completely up-to-date, here comes another Mozilla release.

Mozilla has released two new betas today. Thunderbird 5 Beta 1 is the first beta version of the upcoming version 5 of the Thunderbird desktop email client. Thunderbird users who are currently running a Miramar released should get update notifications soon. It is furthermore possible to manually check for updates to download and install the latest version of Thunderbird without waiting for the automatic update notification. This is done via Help > Check for Updates in the email client.


Firefox 4 – The State of Development

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Here’s a quick update on the status of the upcoming Firefox 4 release …

When is Mozilla going to release the next beta of Firefox? When the release candidate and final build of the web browser? News is scarce at this point in time and I will try my best to give you an overview of things to come. The latest public beta version of Firefox 4 is beta 11 which has been available for some time. We knew that the team planned to release at least one additional beta to fix blockers that prevented the release candidate and final release. What we did not know was if that would be the last beta, or if another beta release would follow suite.


Latest Mozilla Meeting Reveals Firefox 4 Performance and Stability Issues

Friday, February 18th, 2011

They might be pushing this “rush to add a bunch of versions this year” thing a little bit too fast …

The latest meeting notes of Mozilla Firefox’s development team seem to suggest that the last two beta releases of Firefox 4 have caused an increase in performance and stability issue reports by users of said beta versions of the web browser.


Only One More to Go – Firefox 4 Beta 11 is Out

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

I’m confused; there have been so many Firefox updates lately, that it’s getting hard to keep them straight …

I’m monitoring the Firefox release ftp server actively for new releases. The long awaited Firefox 4 Beta 11 has just been uploaded to the release server. It means that the Mozilla Firefox development team has finished one of the two remaining beta releases of the Firefox 4 web browser.


Expect Two More Firefox 4 Betas Before the Release Candidate

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

This is starting to get confusing, almost to the point of ridiculousness …

It was not clear if Mozilla needed one or two beta releases after Firefox 4 Beta 10 was released last week. The Mozilla Firefox development team is still trying to resolve the remaining severe bugs (betaN hardblockers) that are preventing the release of the next Firefox browser.