I have just downloaded and installed Firefox 3.
Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve seen a software moving so fast!
Indeed, from a design point of view, the new version doesn’t look much different from the previous one. It does look somewhat wmoother, but not more.
But, it’s when you start surfing that you see the difference, page load in a snap, even pages that usually require heavy ressources like Gmail or Zoho CRM.
There are other new features of course (see the Top 10 ones on Lifehacker), but speed of surf is for me the one that justified trying to download!
Can’t wait to install it at the office tomorrow morning!
The other cool thing to watch is the buzz around this.
Everyone and his neighbor is trying to get the file to install it, and they relate it all on their blog …