Although, Mozilla has successfully implemented silent background updates similar to Google Chrome which automatically updates Firefox to its latest version, but it was too late.
Along with the Firefox 10 for desktop and mobile, Mozilla has also released Firefox ESR today. The Firefox ESR is a special release for the enterprises and organizations who need extended support for mass deployments.
Mozilla has released a new version of their new add-on development platform. Along with the new release, the Jetpack team has also announced to follow rapid release cycle similar to that of Firefox.
Mozilla is going to tweak the current layout of its official add-on gallery in order to deal better with the incompatible add-ons.
As many of you know, the Internet Explorer team sends cakes to the Firefox team whenever a newer major version of Firefox is released. It happened this time as well when the Firefox 6 was released few days ago.
Following the rapid release cycle introduced with Firefox 4, the nightly channel has got Firefox 8. Currently, the scheduled release dates for Firefox 6 and Firefox 7 are August 16th & September 27th respectively.
Firefox just copied another feature of Chrome, and adopted the rapid release process. The first release in the series, Firefox 5, is out – and the entire Mozilla community is now discussing the rapid release process.