updated 06:05 pm EDT, Fri September 1, 2006
Second Firefox 2.0 beta
Mozilla has released Beta 2 of its upcoming Firefox 2 browser for developer review, which it said is being made available for testing purposes only. According to the developers, the release contains a number of new features, as well as some enhancements to look and feel, according to eWEEK: "Firefox 2 Beta 2 is intended for Web application developers and our testing community. Current users of Firefox 1.x should not use Firefox 2 Beta 2 and expect all of their extensions and plugins to work properly." The report notes that the final Firefox 2.0 is expected to be completed in early 2007; but it does expect to release future beta versions are expected to be released this fall and winter. Beta two includes an updated GUI to improve usability, buit-in phishing protection, and enhanced search capabilities.