How often do you get to part of a team who's setting a Guinness World Record? Now's your chance!On Tuesday June 17th Mozilla will release Firefox 3, and today you can pledge to download your copy on Firefox 3 Download Day 2008. Mozilla wants your help to set the record fo most software downloads in 24 hours. What a deal -- get the updated version of a great web browser, and be part of a world-wide community effort to set a Gunness World Record!Pledge now at http://www.spreadfirefox.com/en-US/worldrecord.Update: Firefox 3 will be available at Noon CST on June 17th; download yours at getfirefox.com or http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/?p=downloadday.New features in Firefox 3 include:
- One-click bookmarking
- Smarter address bar: just start typing in the Location Bar to search your bookmarks and history; it adapts and learns as you use it.
- Phishing and malware protection
- Pause and resume downloads, and search through your download history by file or web site name using the new Download Manager
- Firefox 3 is 2-3 times faster handling complex web apps like Gmail and Google Docs
And if you download your copy from Download Day Headquarters, you'll received a customized certificate of thanks.If been using the pre-release beta version of Firefox 3, and can attest to how fast it handles Gmail -- it's great!Source: Mozilla Developer Center http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2008/06/11/coming-tuesday-june-17th-firefox-3/