Firefox 2.0 Rc1: Spit and Polish

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2006-10-16 Print this article Print

The Mozilla Foundations Firefox 2.0 release candidate 1 adds a few new features and capabilities to the open-source browser. The most noticeable is a new default interface theme. Firefox 2.0 RC1 also changes the way that the browser handles large numbers of open tabbed windows and provides additional options when clicking on RSS feed links within the browser. For a full review of RC1 (and a look at RC2, which became available at press time), go to

Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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