FIREFOX 84 RELEASED AND SUPPORTED FOR APPLE SILICON CPUs
Mozilla He has launched Firefox 84 with native support for Apple Silicon CPUs. Firefox 83, by contrast, was released right after the announcement of Apple's new CPU which had to work with Apple's Rosetta 2 emulation software on new Macs.
Aside from support for Apple Silicon CPUs, it's worth mentioning again that Firefox 84 will be the last version of Firefox to include support for Adobe Flash. The plug-in, which has been largely supplanted by HTML5 and Unity. Adobe Flash was first released in 1996 and sometimes acted as a security weak point.
Firefox 84 is a big update in terms of Mozilla's deployment of WebRender, its Servo rendering architecture. The rollout has been extended to devices running MacOS Big Sur, Windows devices with Intel Gen 6 GPUs, and Intel laptops running Windows 7 and 8. Linux users with the GNOME desktop with X11 will also have WebRender enabled in this update, but it is unclear when users of other desktop environments and Wayland will have the feature enabled.
The last point worth mentioning also concerns Linux; Mozilla says it is now using "newer techniques" to allocate shared memory on Linux, which improves overall performance and increases Docker compatibility.
Deepin users can get a new copy of the latest versions of the browser through Deepines Store. They can also go to this article to learn more about these versions of the browser offered to the community by our group of developers from Latin Code. On the other hand, if you wish, you can wait for your existing installation to update itself if you already had Firefox installed from Deepines.