I have not upgraded to FireFox 5 yet mostly because of my horrible experience with the first release of FF4. So much so I uninstalled FF4 to FF3.6 on the desktop. Now I read Via VentureBeat that FF 4 or any older then current releases will not longer get security updates. That would be fine if upgrading was automatic. Its not. So if get a popup or do not see the popup for whatever reason, and do not upgrade, you will be exposed to what ever latest threats are out there. Nice.
Another reason I have not upgraded is that I have 2 plugs in I depend on, firebug and Toggle Grab (since I use a PC tablet). I just checked and Firebug does support FF5.0, so I’m downloading in the background as I write this post, but I’m not really thrilled about this. But I also do not like the idea of auto updating either in case I lose my plugins. So we are between a rock and a hard place with this one.
I guess I will try not to be more then 1 version behind. Firebug is a major plugin that frankly I cannot do my job without, thus I’m going to have FF as my major browser regardless. As for my other ‘nice to have’ plugins… we’ll see.