The longstanding Google Chrome challenger and a very able competitor at that, Firefox is about to make a comeback if what Mozilla is saying about the new Firefox Quantum browser is true.
Mozilla has released a new big overhaul of their Firefox browser – called the Firefox Quantum – to the beta stage. That means it is ready for some test drive by users brave enough to give the beta software a chance.
For the enduring Chrome-challenger, the new Firefox Quantum might just be what Mozilla needs to oust Google from the top-ranked-browser-seat. A position it was rudely thrown away from by Google; perhaps this new software is Mozilla’s comeback.
About the new Firefox Quantum
The new browser takes advantage of the multi-core setups that come with most modern computers. Mozilla says Quantum comes with a new CSS engine written using its (Mozilla’s) Rust programming language. This feature gives it an edge over other browsers in the sense that it can work in parallel across multiple cores instead of working as one large process on a single core.
The new Firefox Quantum browser is also said to prioritize tabs based …read more