Firefox 57: Good news? It’s nippy. Bad news? It’ll also trash your add-ons (The Register)

The Register: Firefox 57: Good news? It’s nippy. Bad news? It’ll also trash your add-ons. “First the good news. Firefox 57 is faster, quite noticeably so, thanks to improvements to what Mozilla calls Project Quantum. Quantum encompasses several smaller projects in order to bring more parallelisation and GPU offloading to Firefox. That’s developer speak for using more of that really fast GPU you’ve got. And again, the results are noticeable (some of them have already rolled out). Firefox 57, however, marks a major change on another front – extensions.”

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