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Firefox 15 Does Better On WebGL, Debugging, RAM Usage

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Published on 28 August 2012 01:16 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
18 Comments

Mozilla had officially released Firefox 15.0 this morning with many new features.

Key features of the Firefox 15 web-browser include reduced memory usage, a new JavaScript debugger, support for compressed textures, an improved JavaScript engine, WebGL enhancements, high precision timing support, and various other fixes and enhancements.

Firefox 15 for Android was released today as well to go along with the multi-platform desktop release. Additional Firefox 15 details are available from the Mozilla blog. Mozilla Firefox 15 is available for download from Mozilla.org.

Embedded below is the BananaBread first person shooter 3D demo that shows off some of the WebGL/graphics improvements found in this latest Firefox browser release.


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