Firefox 4 Taking Longer Than Expected

The next major version of Firefox, originally expected to be released late 2010, has now been delayed until early 2011.

The change was announced by Firefox director Mike Beltzner, who broke the news on the mailing list, "completing this work (on Firefox 4) is taking longer than initial estimates indicated as we track down regressions and sources of instability".

The Firefox 4 Beta Wiki has also been updated with a new release schedule.

Firefox 4 brings several major enhancements, including a remodel of the user interface, HTML5 support, multi-touch functionality, hardware-accelerated HD video, improved support for add-ons through Jetpack and many others

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