Jul 18, 2012

Mozilla releases version 14 of its popular browser Firefox

Mozilla has released a new version of its most popular internet browsing software Firefox. The new version 14 has quite some changes with respect to the older version, most important being the HTTPS Google search.

Improvements in the new version:
  • Google searches now utilize HTTPS
  • Full screen support for Mac OS X Lion implemented
  • Plugins can now be configured to only load on click (requires an about:config change)
  • The Awesome Bar now auto-completes typed URLs
  • Improved site identity manager, to prevent spoofing of an SSL connection with favicons
  • Pointer Lock API implemented
  • New API to prevent your display from sleeping
  • New text-transform and font-variant CSS improvements for Turkic languages and Greek
Various security fixes
  • FIXED: GIF animation can gets stuck when src and image size are changed (743598)
  • FIXED :OS X: nsCocoaWindow::ConstrainPosition uses wrong screen in multi-display setup (752149)
  • FIXED CSS :hover regression when an element's class name is set by Javascript (758885)
Download the latest firefox from here

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