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Mozilla 1.8a2 Adds Unified POP3 Inbox Support

5:00 PM, Jul. 14th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 2, the latest Technology Preview version of its Interent software suite. Few details are provided, but one particularly noteworthy change is the ability to use a global inbox for multiple POP3 accounts rather than a separate inbox for each.

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird Receive Minor Updates

5:00 PM, Jun. 29th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released minor updates to its standalone browser and mail clients, Firefox 0.9.1 and Thunderbird 0.7.1. The Thunderbird release includes a fix for an OS X issue involving profiles from version 0.6. No changes for Firefox 0.9.1 were explicitly noted.

Camino 0.8 Released

5:00 PM, Jun. 24th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released the final version of Camino 0.8, the latest milestone build of its Mac-only, Mozilla-based Web browser. Improvements since 0.7 include new icons, a new download manager and an updated version of the Gecko rendering engine.

Camino 0.8 RC1 Released

5:00 PM, Jun. 21st, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Camino 0.8 RC1, the latest milestone build of its Mac-only, Mozilla-based browser. Improvements since Camino 0.7 include a new set of icons, a new version of Mozilla's Gecko rendering engine, and numerous bug fixes.

Mozilla 1.7 Released

5:00 PM, Jun. 17th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Mozilla 1.7, the latest version of its Internet software suite that features Web browsing, a mail and news client, IRC chat, and an HTML composer. Changes include improved pop-up blocking and download handling. Mozilla 1.7 also offers a performance boost and a decrease in file size.

Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 Released

5:00 PM, Jun. 16th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Thunderbird 0.7, the latest version of its standalone mail client. This update fixes a crashing issue that arose when putting a computer to sleep without quitting Thunderbird first. Also, a click on the Dock icon of an already-running copy of Thunderbird will now display the main mail viewer window if no other windows were already open. As with most releases, there are also many additional bug fixes and performance improvements.

Firefox 0.9 Includes Extension/Theme Manager, Updated Default Theme

5:00 PM, Jun. 16th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Firefox 0.9, the latest milestone build of its popular Web browser software. Changes include improved extension and theme management and data import from other applications. The build also sports a new Pinstripe-derived default theme in Linux and Windows, and an updated version of the existing theme for Mac users.

Thunderbird 0.7 RC Released

5:00 PM, Jun. 14th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has made available Thunderbird 0.7 RC, a release candidate for the next milestone version of its standalone email software. The release includes many improvements, such as better performance and a bugfix for OS X users to address a sleep-related crash. Also, clicking its Dock icon will now automatically open a new mail viewer window if no other windows are open and Thunderbird is already running.

New Release Candidates For Mozilla 1.7 and Firefox 0.9

5:00 PM, Jun. 9th, 2004 · David Nelson · News

Mozilla.org has made available its third release candidate for Mozilla 1.7 and the first candidate for Firefox 0.9. Among the changes in Mozilla 1.7 RC 3 are an improved password manager and cookie dialogs, and better download handling. Firefox 0.9 RC features improved extension/theme management, as well as better data importing from other applications.