Firefox 2 Beta 1

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Firefox 2 Beta 1

Firefox 2.0 adds a built-in spellchecker for entering content in forms and web fields.

Firefox 2 Beta 1

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Restore previous session

In the beta of Firefox 2.0, users can restore a previous session after a browser crash.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Restore previous session

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Preferences interface

A cleaner preferences interface in Firefox 2.0 lets users access new features such as anti-phishing controls.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Preferences interface

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Anti-phishing features

The new anti-phishing features in the Firefox 2.0 beta warns users about potentially malicious web pages.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Anti-phishing features

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Microsummaries

Microsummaries in Firefox 2.0 provide rich bookmarking information.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Microsummaries

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Bookmark

When bookmarking a page with microsummaries, a drop-down showing headline summaries for the page is displayed.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Bookmark

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Sidebar

When bookmarks are viewed in the sidebar of Firefox 2.0, microsummary headlines are visible.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Sidebar

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Close tab

Firefox 2.0 will now make it possible to close tabs using an X directly on the tab.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Close tab

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Add-on management

The beta of Firefox 2.0 shows a streamlined add-on management interface.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Add-on management

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Suggested search terms

When entering search terms in the integrated search field in Firefox 2.0, suggested terms are displayed in a drop-down.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Suggested search terms

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Windows install

Firefox 2.0 beta includes an updated install routine for Windows systems.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - Windows install

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - RSS feeds

With a feature reminiscent of the new feeds feature in the IE 7 betas, Firefox 2.0 beta displays a web page with information on a feed when subscribing.

Firefox 2 Beta 1 - RSS feeds

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