Yahoo! News Tech Tuesday Recommends Mozilla 1.6 and Mozilla Thunderbird

Tuesday February 17th, 2004

Jude Cooks writes: "Yahoo! News Tech Tuesday declares Mozilla 1.6 'Best Free Browser' and Mozilla Thunderbird 'Best Free E-mail Client' on the web. Mozilla 1.6 'offers pop-up ad blocking, tabbed browsing, zoom controls, chat, and a mess of other features you won't find in Internet Explorer... once you try Mozilla, you'll never go back to IE.' For Thunderbird, 'As easy to use as Outlook Express (and in many ways better).'" The content of the article comes from the team at


by polidobj

Wednesday February 18th, 2004 12:52 PM

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Huh? the standalone browser has always had pausing downloads. I tested 0.1 - 0.8. It inherited the ability from Mozilla. But in testing this I found an interesting tidbit. Phoenix 0.1 has the download manager from the suite. 0.2 on does not have it. Why did they do away with it. I know the new one is different but still why remove it only to add it back much later.

I found in Mozilla the download manager itself doesn't allow pausing (1.4) but if you click on properties of a download you can pause it there which is the same download dialog the standalone browser uses up to 0.7. 0.8 has the pause option in the download manager itself now.