After downloading Firefox 3 today, I noticed the speed difference. Thankfully, there were no problems with transferring any settings or plugins, either. I’m a huge fan of the keyword search of Web history in URL address field. The sharp rendering by the Gecko engine makes for more attractive browsing as well.
Mozilla’s user experience guru, Mike Beltzner, took the time to demonstrate some of Firefox 3’s best features in this detailed screencast, embedded below.
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Note: This screencast won’t scale to size, so it may look misformatted on this blog. Try the link above if the overhang is just too hard on your design sensibilities.