Need to Know: Firefox 3.5

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Other new bits include an In-Private' mode just hit Ctrl-shift-P' to stop Firefox from remembering your browsing session perfect for searching for that new job or - ahem' other activities. You can also tell 3.5 to forget a site you've been to after the fact, just by finding and deleting in the history.

Tear it Up

We also like being able to tear off your tab and drag it out to make a new windows (nicked from Chrome) and Location Aware Browsing', so if you're searching for information you don't need to tell it anything it knows where you are. Yes, you can turn it off, you paranoid people.

Downloadable fonts can help make web site start to look the way the director intended'. This means you don't need to have a font already on your system for the web page to use it, negating the need for designers to user static images, which makes for a more editable and searchable internet.

Finally, the session restore' has been improved, so in the event of a unexpected shut-down or crash, everything is remembered, which could be great if you're composing an email in the browser.

Sounds awesome! When can I get it?

Now. Firefox 3.5 is available for download.

Look out for our full review of the full version on the site later this week.

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Benny Har-Even

Benny Har-Even is a twenty-year stalwart of technology journalism who is passionate about all areas of the industry, but telecoms and mobile and home entertainment are among his chief interests. He has written for many of the leading tech publications in the UK, such as PC Pro and Wired, and previously held the position of technology editor at ITPro before regularly contributing as a freelancer.

Known affectionately as a ‘geek’ to his friends, his passion has seen him land opportunities to speak about technology on BBC television broadcasts, as well as a number of speaking engagements at industry events.