Mozilla Firefox 5: Experience Social Sharing, Home Tab, PDF Viewer, Taskbar Web Apps in Firefox 5
Here comes the first news about Firefox 5 just after a few weeks older Mozilla’s Firefox 4 which has rocked at tech surfaces with kissing the amazing figures of 5 million downloads on its debut date. Mozilla is well determined to release the next version of its most loved and highly appreciated web browser Firefox 4 with some new features including integrated social sharing, home Tab, PDF Viewer, Taskbar Web Apps as per Mozilla’s Firefox/Features/UX Priorities.
Since there was a big gap in the release of Firefox 3 (2008) and Firefox 4 (2011), Google came in the market with its Google Chrome internet browser to drive the opportunity into its favor and it succeeded to make millions of fans worldwide. Now Mozilla don’t desire the repetition of that scenario and is planning for its new Firefox 5 version just after the release of the previous one-Firefox 4.
Net surfers know it well that the features described for Mozilla’s Firefox 5 look not so much attractive and newish for internet junkies since some of the expected features of Firefox 5 are already in use with Google Chrome. Yet Mozilla’s efforts in this perspective are appreciable for the fact that Mozilla is still trying its best to enrich Firefox with the multiple handy features.
With Integrated Social Sharing, Firefox 5 would let the users to share any web page directly from the location bar without taping the Twitter or Facebook buttons or other extensions to share a site you’re your friends and sweethearts. Also it would have an integrated identity manager that will keep you signed into websites, as well as letting you to login to websites with multiple accounts.
Firefox 5 would also be equipped with web apps foe getting full benefits from its task bar e.g. Facebook would provide you a drop down menu with links to your news feed, messages, events and friends right next to the Firefox menu in the task bar too.
Mozilla is also ready to introduce in-browser previews of PDFs, a dedicated new tab page, as well as the ability to select and move multiple tabs at once just like in Google Chrome test build.
As per Mozilla’s 16 week cycle, we hope that we would be experiencing Firefox 5 in the last week of upcoming June. Some tech sources are also claiming that we should be ready for a median variant Firefox 4.5 before the fully revamped and improved version Firefox 5. If they are correct in their claim, Firefox 5 would be there in the great world of worldwide web at the end of the running year.
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