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Mac Updates: Firefox 20, TenFourFox, iStat Menus 4.0.5 and iSteve Reigns!

2 April 2013 4,328 views No Comment

Firefox has been around for 15 years! And, every vigilant iStat Menus knows everything about Justin Long and today's Mac update report.

Can you believe Firefox has been around for 15 years? And, here we are noting the arrival of Firefox 20, as well as a fresh TenFourFox security. Keeping an eye on all of this and more is iStat Menus, which knows everything about Justin Long and today’s Mac update report.

“For 15 years we’ve been promoting openness, innovation and opportunity on the Internet,” writes Mozilla in a missive to users. “Now we’re celebrating with 15 facts that offer a look at who we are, what we’ve achieved and how we’re building a brighter future for the Web.”

• Firefox 20 (download)
— Per-window Private Browsing. Learn more.
— New download experience. Learn more.
— Ability to close hanging plugins, without the browser hanging
— Continued performance improvements around common browser tasks
— Various security fixes
– Full list of changes

• TenFourFox 17.0.5 (downloads
— A security and bugfix update for TenFourFox.
— “We’re (almost) exactly the same code as Firefox ESR 17, and surf the same sites, but with the code needed to keep your Power Mac functional and fast.”

• iStat Menus 4.0.5 (download)
— Added CPU core-temperature sensors and CPU power sensors for some Sandy/Ivy Bridge based systems.
Improved performance
— Improved support for Cisco VPN connections
— Fixed incorrect connection state problems with VPN connections
— MORE

And, Funny or Die — in this case, perhaps both — has released the iSteve trailer, a Steve Jobs send up starring Justin “I’m a Mac” Long that’s scheduled for release on April 15. Happy tax day, everyone!

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