We are not sure whether you are keeping track of all the releases made by Mozilla regarding Firefox 4. The latest beta was launched recently on September 7th. Beta 5 now comes with even more features. Now hardware acceleration is switched “on” by default while there is also the addition of HTML 5 Audio Data API. Another important feature that has been added called the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), allows any website to enforce SSL-encrypted connections.
Here’s a quick recap of all the changes to be found in Firefox 4 beta 5:
- Firefox 4 Beta 5 is available in 39 languages.
- Support for the new proposed Audio Data API
- Direct2D Hardware Acceleration is now on by default for Windows 7 users
- Firefox button has a new look for Windows Vista and Windows 7 users
- Support for HSTS security protocol allowing sites to insist that they only be loaded over SSL.
- See the complete changelist from the previous beta.