Firefox 1.0

Finally. Firefox 1.0 is out. Don’t miss it! If for some reason you still haven’t dumped that big blue e (Internet Explorer), now is the time. If the servers are too busy, try the American mirrors or the European mirrors.

Oh, and if you have a Power Mac G5, you may want to give the G5 optimised version (download) a try. Not only is it optimised for the PPC 970 (a.k.a. G5) CPU, it also sports excellent form control replacements. While not the standard Mac OS X controls, they are much neater than those in the default Firefox.

Now if only Firefox would use the same text anti-aliasing that Safari does and support the text-shadow CSS property…

Also very interesting is Firefox Start at Google. Remember the rumours of GBrowser, a Google branded browser based on Mozilla? This should get those started again ;)

Posted on November 9, 2004 in Browsers

Comments

  1. Go Firefox!! BTW, you should put a link to Firefox on your website. Spread the fire!!

  2. November 9, 2004 by geoff

    What IS that Firefox/Google start page for?!?

  3. Funny you should mention the Big Blue ‘e’.

  4. November 9, 2004 by Roger Johansson (Author comment)

    geoff: No idea. I do have hopes though ;)

    will: Why is that?

  5. Heh…oops. link

  6. Woops, I never saw that Firefox button. Forget my first comment >_>

  7. November 10, 2004 by Dysfunksional.Monkey

    I’m just wondering who did the design for the Firefox Start. Maybe someone we know?

  8. November 10, 2004 by Dysfunksional.Monkey

    Also, have you checked out what you get when you navigate to http://google.com/ie? Very interesting…

  9. Firefox/ Google start? Never heard a good reference.

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