Not even 2 months, after the release of the Firefox 9 on 20th Dec 2011, on 31st Jan 2012 Mozilla has officially released Firefox 10.
2011 was a heck of a year for Firefox; they started with the release of Firefox 4 on March 2011 and finished the year releasing Firefox 9. According to statCounter statistics, Firefox was the second highest used browser by end of Oct 2011 after Internet Explorer. But slowly by the end of December Google Chrome came at the second place.
Well, let’s take a look now at the new features and changes implemented in the latest release.
What I have discussed is few big features of Firefox 10. Other than this there are so many bug fixes and few crash fixes like “Crashing of the Firefox during the movement of the bookmark”.
If we look at the release calendar of Firefox releases we can see Firefox 17 by the end of 2012 and by the end of 2013 it will be Firefox 25. Well, some may say that, a huge release with a lot of new features is better than frequent releases, with not so important features.
But speculations aside, Mozilla has already shifted to a more aggressive (really?) release cycle and delivered each and every version as promised! On the other side it might be the result of a push from Chrome with its incredible growth rate. Though there is no question, to admit that the direct competitor chrome is growing tremendously fast as well.
According to me, Firefox still lacks memory allocation in terms of performance. What is Mozilla going to do about this? There is no doubt, that, Firefox has got great potential with so many add-ons and high range users. Will they be able to compete with their direct competitor, Chrome? Will they be able to reach the first position, defeating Internet Explorer? Well, for that, we have to wait and see. But for the time being, I would like to see your views on these information’s. Please share your opinion.