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Old 14th March 2008, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default Anyone tested Firefox 3?

Today I put Firefox 3 into my Mac. What a speed!!! diyaudio.com is loaded with a 2 Mbit line in 1.7 seconds.

Windows Vista and IE7 6.7 seconds!

Besides that, Firefox looks really Macish. compared to the version 2 which like the ugly Windows version
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Old 15th March 2008, 11:53 PM   #2
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The final beta version (5) should be available within the week. I'll give it a try.
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Old 21st March 2008, 03:43 PM   #3
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Default Re: Anyone tested Firefox 3?

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Today I put Firefox 3 into my Mac. What a speed!!! diyaudio.com is loaded with a 2 Mbit line in 1.7 seconds.

Windows Vista and IE7 6.7 seconds!

Besides that, Firefox looks really Macish. compared to the version 2 which like the ugly Windows version
Hi Per,

Are you sure, 6.7s?!
I've a 4Mb line, 1.5MHz P3, XP, IE6 and loads diyaudio in ~1s, about just as fast as FF2

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Old 24th March 2008, 01:17 PM   #4
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It's possible that Vista is loading down a bit.
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7Mb line, 2Ghz Core Duo, XP SP2, IE7 = 1.39s (with torrent software running in the background)

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Old 14th May 2008, 02:45 PM   #6
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Firefox 3 very nicely, still.
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Old 14th May 2008, 09:44 PM   #7
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I've been using Beta Version 3.05b fro a few weeks now. Most of my favorite add-ons are not yet available (and the new version won't let you enable non-secure add-ons). But other than that it's often much faster than the old version. The Release Candidate should be available soon.
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Old 15th May 2008, 01:54 PM   #8
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Default FF3

Hi,

I've just installed FF3 and indeed, it's much faster.

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FireFox 3 (Release Candidate) is now available.
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Old 22nd May 2008, 03:10 AM   #10
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Default My first taste of Firefox 3

I haven't been following Firefox development as much as I probably should, but I was nicely surprised to have version 3 as the default browser in the newest Ubuntu 8.04 Linux distro. Very nice, fast and stable. Oh, and the browser is too.
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