After Shiretoko, Firefox 3.5 and here comes Namoroka. The Firefox 3.6 developed under the project name “Namoroka” will be based on Gecko 1.9.2 introduces several new features as below: –

* Users can now change their browser’s appearance with a single click, with built in support for Personas.
* Firefox 3.6 will alert users about out of date plugins to keep them safe.
* Open, native video can now be displayed full screen, and supports poster frames.
* Support for the WOFF font format.
* Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness and startup time.
* Support for new CSS, DOM and HTML5 web technologies.

Let’s go get a latest beta copy of Firefox 3.6 beta 1 for a test drive and share your comments here.

Easy YouTube Video Downloader

If you are an addict to download every single YouTube video you watched, this add-on, Easy YouTube Video Downloader for Mozilla Firefox is suitable for you. With just a single click on the direct download link you can save the YouTube video for FLV, 3GP and MP4 video quality. The current release version 1.6 works with Mozilla Firefox from version 2.0 to 3.5.* and this add-on works great for me in Windows. Please give it a try on Linux and Mac version of Mozilla Firefox. Looking forward to your feedback.

Source: Easy YouTube Video Downloader

After 15 days of version 3.5 released, here comes the release of Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 which fixes the following issues: –

  • Several security issues.
  • Several stability issues.
  • An issue that was making Firefox take a long time to load on some Windows systems.

Also, you can see the complete list of changes in this 3.5.1 version and the Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 release note. You can now download the latest version of Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 in variety of operating systems and languages.

As of today, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 version codename ‘Shiretoko‘ is made available to your language in over 70 languages. All this languages made to you by the contributions from Mozilla community members around the world. This version was renamed to 3.5 prior to the originally 3.1 version to reflect a greater scope of changes than what had originally been planned.

From Mozilla Firefox 3.5 release notes, the new Mozilla Firefox 3.5 is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which has been under development for the past year. Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, improving performance and ease of use. Some of the notable features are: –

  • Available in more than 70 languages. (Get your local version!)
  • Support for the HTML5 and elements including native support for Ogg Theora encoded video and Vorbis encoded audio. (Try it here!)
  • Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private Browsing Mode.
  • Better web application performance using the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine.
  • The ability to share your location with websites using Location Aware Browsing. (Try it here!)
  • Support for native JSON, and web worker threads.
  • Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
  • Support for new web technologies such as: downloadable fonts, CSS media queries, new transformations and properties, JavaScript query selectors, HTML5 local storage and offline application storage, text, ICC profiles, and SVG transforms.

Check Out Mozilla Firefox 3.5 New Feature Video Tour

The long awaited release of the Mozilla Firefox 3.5 web browser will be solved tomorrow since 3.0 was released about a year ago. Mozilla has confirmed that Firefox 3.5 will be released on June 30, 2009. The new version sports a faster Javascript rendering and a private browsing mode which allows you to surf anonymously without saving your personal data.

Nevertheless, it also supports multimedia playback in a browser without any plugins installed, offline data access and enhanced web graphics. Did you notice that the Firefox logo had a small revision? Also, did you plan for an event to celebrate the release of Firefox 3.5 or find a party to attend? If not, let’s party at home with your love ones!