diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)


What’s New In Firefox 2

Firefox 2, code named Bon Echo, due to be available in October, will bring many interesting features:

* tabs will have close buttons

* the search box will resize when the windows resizes

* you’ll search Google using inline suggestions from the search box

* you’ll be able to temporarly disable an extension

* Bon Echo will allow you to subscribe to feeds using a desktop feed reader (like NewsGator) or a web feed aggregation service (like Bloglines)

* spell-checking for multiline text boxes (useful when you post comments on blogs)

* session restore (if Firefox crashes, it will ask if you would like to restore your previous session next time you load it)

* when you bookmark a site, you can select a microsummary. Microsummaries are small descriptions for web pages provided by third-party sites, for example instead of seeing “BBC – homepage – Home of the BBC on the Internet”, which is the title of bbc.co.uk, you could view the latest news “BBC – US releases 9/11 Pentagon video”.

* Safe Browsing will alert if you visit a site that uses phishing or spyware.

* Why Bon Echo? It’s the name of a public park located in Ontario, Canada and it means “good echo” – Firefox 2 tries to improve Firefox 1.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Get Latest News

Subscribe to Digital News Hub

Get our daily newsletter about the latest news in the industry.
First Name
Last Name
Email address
Secure and Spam free...