Mozilla on Thursday released the third beta version of Firefox 3.1, aka Shiretoko, one of the frontrunners in the current race to improve Web browsers with competition hotting up from safari, chrome etc.
“As recently proposed, the version number of the Shiretoko project will be changed to Firefox 3.5 before the upcoming fourth beta release,” said Mike Beltzner, Mozilla’s director of Firefox, in a brief entry on the company’s developer blog.
Here’s Mozilla’s full list of improvements in the new beta:
â€¢ Improved the new Private Browsing Mode.
â€¢ Improvements to Web worker thread support.
â€¢ New native JSON support.
â€¢ Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
You canÂ download Firefox 3.1 beta 3 here.