May 17th 2008
By Mike Flaminio
Mozilla has announced the availability of Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1.
• One-click site info: Click the site favicon in the location bar to see who owns the site and to check if your connection is protected from eavesdropping.
• Reduced memory usage
• Star button: quickly add bookmarks from the location bar
• New graphics and font handling
Get your copy of Firefox 3 RC1 here (English, MB). For other languages, go to Mozilla's download page.
Editor's note: I've been using Firefox 3 beta 5 since it came--it's been golden and noticeably faster than Safari for most tasks.
Give Firefox 3 RC1 a try and report back with your impression.