PC Pitstop Newsletter – July 2009

Top Loved Netbooks
Is Windows 7 Price Right?
Windows 7 Family Pack Discount
Ask the Pros – Drive Management
OEMs Get Win 7 on July 13th
Chris Pirillo Video: Ask the Pros -Enlarge Fonts on Web Pages
Bits from Bill: Twitter Attacks
Technologizer: Firefox Review
TechBite: Hows Your HardDrive Doing?
The Dodge Retort: HP Mini Review
Tip #1: Windows 7 Tutorials
Tip #2: Gmail HTTPS setting
Tip #3: Start Your PC With No Case
Tip #4: Rotate Your Monitor Display
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Technologizer: Firefox 3.5 Review


By Harry McCracken

Was it really fewer than five years ago that Firefox 1.0 debuted? Its arrival ended the dismal period in which only one browser–Microsoft’s mediocre Internet Explorer–seemed to be viable. With Firefox, Mozilla proved that millions of people were itching to adopt a better browser. And today, we find ourselves with multiple better browsers: Not just Firefox, but also Google’s minimalist Chrome, Apple’s flashy Safari, the ever-inventive Opera, the highly social Flock, and even the no-longer-calcifying Internet Explorer 8.

All of which means that Firefox 3.5–which Mozilla plans to formally release today–is no longer a shoo-in for the distinction of being the favorite browser of browser fans.

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