Mozilla has released Firefox 9, which brings speed improvements and uses less memory than previous releases. In fact, this release effectively puts Firefox back on a level playing field with Google Chrome when it comes to speed.
If you’d like to try out Firefox 9, head on over to the Mozilla downloads page. If you’re already using Firefox you’ll be automatically updated to version 9.
Google just kicked it up a notch announcing the Chrome Web Store. The wildly popular app store concept is finally being applied to today’s powerful web apps, closing the gap between native desktop and web apps even further. The Chrome Web Store is a marketplace that will make it easy for people to find and “install” todays powerful web apps.
Chrome Web Store
The Chrome Web Store is simply a marketplace that will make it easy for users to find the powerful web apps that are already available today. In the future this will be important as web apps are exponentially increasing in availability and it’s increasingly hard to find the best of the best.
Firefox is currently the ultimate choice for bloggers because of its awesome collection of addons. These addons provide a lot of flexibility by reducing the necessity of separate tools for different tasks of blogging. This saves a lot of time required in managing different tools and thus increases the overall productivity of any web User.
It is another Firefox addon which acts as an alternative for a feed reader. Its features are not less worth than a full feed reader. The feeds are displayed in form of a full web page with a sidebar containing user’s subscriptions. The items can be searched and bookmarked. There is also a notification option which informs whenever there is an update in any feed.
FireQuery is a Firefox add-on that extends Firebug with new jQuery-focused features.
It adds extra functions to the HTML tab like showing embedded data elements & event handlers inserted using jQuery.
All the jQuery expressions are presented in Firebug Console + DOM inspector and elements in jQuery collections are highlighted on hover.