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PC World: First Look at Mozilla.org's Firefox

Feb 20, 2004, 02:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Spring)

"Microsoft has won the browser wars, but a battle is raging for the runner-up spot and one of the contenders just got refreshed.

"The Mozilla Foundation has renamed and updated its Firebird browser, now called Firefox 0.8. Improvements include a download manager, the capability to view offline Web pages you've previously visited, and support for a growing number of browser add-ons called Extensions.

"During a couple days of surfing with Firefox, I found the beta version stable enough to recommend it to anyone interested in an alternative to Internet Explorer. Firefox is downloadable now in a free preview release. A final 1.0 launch is scheduled to be available this summer from Mozilla.org..."

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