Firefox is getting much, much, faster

“Firefox is about to get a lot faster,” Charlotte Henry writes for The Mac Observer.

“Parent company Mozilla said it prioritized its performance management ‘to-do’ list to accomplish this in the latest release of the popular browser,” Henry writes. “To give the browser a speed boost, Mozilla said it followed the ‘procrastinate on purpose management strategy.'”

Henry writes, “It announced that consequently, Firefox is now twice as fast as it previously was, and uses 30% less memory than Google Chrome too.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Note: More info and download link for the new Firefox here.

4 Comments

  1. Firefox is my #1 browser choice. Using spyware from Google is not an option and Apple can’t ever sustain continuous improvements so Safari is just a backup option. Maybe Apple should buy iCab just to get some fresh blood in its Safari development team.

  2. One of the best features of Firefox that improves everyone’s web browsing experience is the plethora of plugins that will block social media. It’s amazing how fast the internet can be if you aren’t downloading Twitter, FB, and Goog’s trackers and junk. For some reason the plugins for Firefox work much better than the offerings for Safari.

    For example:

    https://disconnect.me/

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