Mozilla has updated the Beta Channel with Firefox 6.0. This is a developer’s preview and is NOT intended for everyday use.
What’s New in Firefox 6 Beta:
- The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
- Streamlined the look of the site identity block
- Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
- Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
- Added support for window.matchMedia
- Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
- Improved usability of the Web Console
- Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
- Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama
User who have installed Firefox 5 Beta (5.0b*) can update to Firefox 6 Beta via Help > About Firefox and follow the prompts. Otherwise you can obtain a fresh copy of Firefox 6 Beta here and select the Beta download link. The final release for Firefox 6 is scheduled for August 16th, 2011.