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Mozilla's Firefox browser moves closer to its official 2.0 release

For you Firefox fiends out there, Firefox 2.0 Beta 1 RC has been released. Microsoft has been garnering a lot of attention recently with the public betas of its Internet Explorer 7.0 browser, so the Mozilla Foundation can now steal a bit of that limelight.

According to Steve' Bryant's blog over at eWeek, there are versions of the new browser available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X even though the official announcement isn’t expected from Mozilla until tomorrow. Features included with this latest release include anti-phishing technology, built-in spell checking, session restore, Undo Close Tab and scrolling tabs.

The people over at CyberNet have already posted a tweak guide for Firefox 2.0 Beta 1 RC, so be sure to check it out to see all of the latest perks and quirks with the new browser. And as always, be careful as this is still experimental software.

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By lwright84 on 7/10/2006 9:39:13 AM , Rating: 0
can't wait to try it.. 'session restore' and 'undo close' sound like great additional features to an already badass browser. screw IE7.

RE: awesome
By rrsurfer1 on 7/10/2006 9:48:22 AM , Rating: 2
Yea. Those are already extensions, looks like they are integrating those features into the release.

RE: awesome
By Smurfer2 on 7/10/2006 9:50:53 AM , Rating: 3
My favorite feature is spell check. Spell Check FTW!!!

RE: awesome
By PT2006 on 7/10/2006 12:21:52 PM , Rating: 5
My favorite feature is spell check. Spell Check FTW!!!

Mandate this for DailyTech? Yes?!

RE: awesome
By dilz on 7/12/2006 10:50:04 AM , Rating: 2
i tink ur on too sumting!

(I lieu of another feature...)

RE: awesome
By bobdelt on 7/10/2006 9:56:31 AM , Rating: 3
Cool. Now it will have almost as many features as the Opera browser.

RE: awesome
By ZeeStorm on 7/10/06, Rating: -1
"A lot of people pay zero for the cellphone ... That's what it's worth." -- Apple Chief Operating Officer Timothy Cook
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