Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
It has been almost 9 months since Firefox 4 was first announced and Mozilla has covered a lot of ground and has overcome significant obstacles to come up with a competitive browser that returns to what has made Firefox great: A fast and nimble browser with features that are setting the standard for everyone else. One key requirement for Firefox 4 was to catch up with its rivals as it was clear early last year that 3.6.x wasn’t up to the task anymore. Before we are looking at Firefox 4′ features, we will have a look at its performance capability. Firefox 4 Beta 10-pre is pretty darn close to the final version and should give us a good idea how the browser stacks up.