The Mozilla Firefox Aurora (testing) channel for Firefox 22.x released a second alpha of the upcoming web browser. The multi-platform browser comes with the following changes.
Text can now be displayed larger on larger displays using display scaling options.
The dock icon now shows download progress.
Cookies can be set allow only from sites you have visited.
Ability to change HTML5 audio and video playback speed.
WebGL rendering performance improved.
Memory use and display speed when rendering multiple images improved.
Plain text files displayed within the browser will now text wrap.
New Web Notifications API used.
Built-in font inspector.
CSS3 Flexbox added and enabled by default.
Known issues include Firefox crashng if started with a locked profile, and the download status bar will continue to download when you switch from standard browsing to private.
If you want to try Aurora, you can download and see detailed install instructions on the Firefox website.
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