Firefox 24 delivers mass tab closing on desktop, WebRTC on Android

By Shawn Knight
Sep 17, 2013
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  1. The latest revision of Firefox is now available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Firefox 24 delivers a number of improvements including the ability to quickly and easily close a selection of tabs on the desktop as well as NFC...

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  2. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 951   +98

    Wow it took them forever to actually get the "mass tab closing" feature implemented, it was one of the great features on Chrome that I missed on Firefox, well no more!
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,580   +488

    Whoop-de-freakety-do, I can close tabs on my left now, I can close tabs on my right now, ... I'm pumped...

    My philosophy is this - if your desktop gets stinky-full of useless browser pages, stop #ucking clicking on every trash link you see in this public trash bin a.k.a Internet.

    The bottom line is this...
    There can never be a browser good enough to counteract the lawful right of its user to be an idi0t.
    havok585 likes this.
  4. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TechSpot Guru Posts: 630   +116

    That's it. There's no hope for me :<

    On a more serious note...I approve of the, "close all tabs to the right" option. Somedays I find myself opening waaaayyyyy too many tabs. This gives me the option to start over, fresh and clean, and try again.
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,400   +832

    My philosophy is this; it's not possible to have too many erotic art tabs open at once. At least not with a 32 bit browser.
  6. Firefox also has back doors built in for the NSA to spy on you...
  7. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 951   +98

    Some require lots of tabs opened up due to work, I at times had well over 100 tabs opened up (in Chrome, Firefox wasn't cutting it).
  8. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,400   +832

    One hundred tabs, you say? I say pshaw, that's child's play....

    And believe it or not, I can open up a couple of hundred in FF, on an old P-4 eMachines on XP SP-2. I have less luck with a Win 7 Pent dual core with more memory. I guess that's progress for ya!

    Anyhoo, why is this news? all you have to do now, is open tabs of the same topic and relationship in another Window, then close the window.
  9. News flash! Firefox is open source hence it render back doors useless.
  10. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,721   +873

    Good update as usual.


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