All platforms: Mozilla has just pushed out Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 to their servers, marking the first major step toward the official 3.1 release. They haven't yet officially announced the beta release, so the What's New page is a 404 as of this writing. Luckily we've already covered a lot of the features you can expect, so hit the jump for a closer look at what Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 brings to the table.
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Firefox 3.1 will introduce geolocation to the mix, streamlining the process required to get information from web sites based on your location. In the current release of Firefox, you needed to install the previously mentioned Geode extension to get this functionality, but it comes baked into 3.1.
Improved Ctrl-Tab 3D interface
We told you months ago that Firefox 3.1 would have a fancy new 3D tab-switching interface, but now it's here and it looks great.
From what I can tell so far, this beta release does not yet include Private Browsing mode or the smarter session restore, but it's an exciting start. If you give it a try, share your experience with the new features in the comments.