Mozilla Firefox 1.0, passed the 6 million downloads and wins CNET.com's Editors' Choice award
Not only did Mozilla Firefox 1.0 just pass the 6 million downloads today. They've also received the CNET.com Editor's Choice award, giving them credit where credit is due in delivering an excellent alternative to the old and insecure IE browser.
Editors' rating: 8.0 Very good
User rating: 95% thumbs up 5% thumbs down from 1236 users
The good: Tabbed interface; includes a pop-up blocker; built-in, multiple search tools; built-in RSS reader; stable; free.
The bad: No ActiveX support, so not all sites work.
What's it for: Web browsing with the latest and greatest technology; especially useful for secure activities such as online banking.
Who's it for: Those who want a secure Internet browser.
Business use: Businesses may not want to gamble on Firefox's lack of ActiveX support just yet.
The bottom line: Firefox's tabbed browsing, RSS support, security features, and overall cool factor make it more attractive than Internet Explorer.