Firefox 3.6 RC2 now available

Mozilla developers are putting the final touches on the Firefox 3.6 update.

Mozilla developers are putting the final touches on the Firefox 3.6 update.

The open source browser team announced availability of the second release candidate of version 3.6 on January 17.

The second release candidate incorporates a number of new features, refinements and fixes, including full support for the Gecko 1.9.2 web rendering platform, enhanced performance and optimization for small device operating systems including Maemo, according to Mozilla.

It also features, as the Mozilla site points out, enhanced integration with third party software, the ability to run scripts asynchronously to speed up page load times, more than 70 fixes and availability in more than 70 languages.

The first release candidate was made available January 8. Firefox 3.5 was released in June.