Overly impatient and wanting to get a scoop on the rest of the blogosphere, this eager beaver visited getfirefox.com and managed to download Firefox 2.0
How? By guessing the URL!
I had a look at the URL for downloading the latest 1.5 version and simply modified the URL string to the following: product=firefox-2.0.
It’s a little like watching the New Year’s parties from around the world when there’s still eight hours to go before your own celebrations.
What’s new with Firefox 2.0?
Cleaner chrome interface and a nice built-in spellchecker are the latest additions. Also quite nice is the ability to integrate RSS feeds with your favourite online reader, something I don’t think was available in 184.108.40.206 but am open to correction.
But the highlight so far is speed. It seems so much quicker than the previous 220.127.116.11 version, not to mention the latest pretender from Microsoft.
Enough of the talk, I’ll let you decide