Firefox users who run the stable version of the browser may observe a recurring theme every six weeks or so. Six weeks is the interval in which Mozilla releases new major version updates for the browser. These updates land on the Mozilla release ftp server first, before they are moved and distributed to other servers to make sure that all Firefox users running a stable build will have a positive updating experience. The new releases land often days ahead of schedule on the ftp server, and while they are sometimes replaced by newer versions, it is rarely the case that this is happening.
Firefox 13 is now available on Mozilla's ftp server for all supported operating systems and languages. You'll also find the release on major software portals before it is officially released. Softpedia is for instance already listing Firefox 13.0 final on their website.
If you are interested in an in depth overview of what is new in Firefox 13, I suggest you take a look at my review of the new version that I published at the end of April.
Here is a short summary for those of you who are in a hurry:
Firefox 13 will be released officially on June 5, along with Firefox ESR 10.0.5, Firefox 14 Beta and Firefox 15 Aurora.Advertisement
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