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Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Mozilla Firefox v18.0.2 Released

by: Carol~ February 6, 2013 9:15 AM PST

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Mozilla Firefox v18.0.2 Released

by Carol~ Moderator - 2/6/13 9:15 AM

First offered to release channel users on February 5, 2013

What's New:

• FIXED --18.0.2: Fix JavaScript related stability issues
• FIXED --18.0.1: Problems involving HTTP Proxy Transactions (Associated bugs)
• FIXED --18.0.1: Unity player crashes on Mac OS X (bug 828954)
• FIXED --18.0.1: Disabled HIDPI support when using external monitors to avoid rendering glitches (bug 814434)
• NEW --Faster JavaScript performance via IonMonkey compiler &bull:
• NEW --Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 and up
• NEW --Preliminary support for WebRTC
• CHANGED --Experience better image quality with our new HTML scaling algorithm
• CHANGED --Performance improvements around tab switching
• DEVELOPER --Support for new DOM property window.devicePixelRatio
• DEVELOPER --Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates
• HTML5 --Support for W3C touch events implemented, taking the place of MozTouch events
• FIXED --Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages (62178)
• FIXED --Improved responsiveness for users on proxies (769764)

For a complete list of changes:

Existing users can access the update by going to.. Help > About Firefox > Check for Updates


Note: Firefox v18.0.2 has "Accept third-party cookies" checked by default. If you wish to change it, open Firefox and go to Tools > Options > Privacy panel.

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