Firefox 3.5 beta was released on Monday by Mozilla, the revamped open-source Web browser is designed to include several new Web programming features: better performance, secure browsing mode among others.
Mozilla has said earlier the fourth beta will the last, with more releases expected before the final version of Firefox 3.5 is released. Mozilla switched to the version 3.5 beta after concluding the changes were more significant than it envisioned, earlier version being 3.1 beta.
Amidst fiercely competitive browser market, Firefox still holds second place in market share to IE. Microsoft has released a significant new version, Internet Explorer 8, while Google has entered the market with Chrome and Apple is trying to secure a Windows foothold for its Safari browser.