Firefox For Android

uBlock for Firefox mobile now available

” … The browser extension uBlock so far has only been available for desktop devices. The extension was released for Chromium-based browsers first and then later on for Firefox as well.“Today, a version for Firefox on Android has been released that users of the browser can install to get the same blocking functionality as on the desktop. … “ Source: gHacks Tech News

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Firefox for Android adds Chromecast support, newly polished theme

“Firefox for Android can now mirror your browser to the TV thanks to new support for Google’s Chromecast.“This is one of several goodies tucked away inside version 34, which is rolling out in the Google Play Store. …” Source: PCWorld More  Firefox for Android adds Chromecast support, newly polished theme

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New Context Menu with Firefox 32

One of the new features with Firefox 32 is “Easier back, forward, reload, and bookmarking through the context menu” Mozilla has consolidated the context menu a bit by replacing the text for Back, Forward, Reload and Bookmark This Page options with the respective toolbar icons. Old Context Menu (Firefox 1.0 to 31) New Context Menu (Firefox 32+) Note: the items listed in your context menu may vary depending on what add-ons you are using. Now, I hadn’t really noticed this until recently as the only time I really use the context menu in Firefox is for the Copy Page Title and Location…

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Overview of Home Panel add-ons “Firefox 30 got released a couple of days ago and with it came a new feature for the Android version of the browser that Mozilla named Hubs.“While it launched with Firefox 30, it is not really advertised in the mobile browser itself which means that you will have to do some research on your own to find out more about it.“The Hubs feature more or less adds an API to Firefox for Android to add contents to the browser’s home screen.“As you may know, the home screen of the browser displays top sites, the browsing…

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Besides the UI overhaul aka Austrilas, Firefox 29 features a new and improved Firefox Sync. I didn’t really know what was so new about it since I had tried a long time ago to use it without much success. Turns out, Mozilla has made the sign-up as well as management processes a lot simpler now. This help article checks your user agent and will automatically direct you to Sync instructions based on what browser you are using. Reading through this article you will see the current method is very complicated and time consuming. Note: If you click the link in Firefox…

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Firefox Release Recap: March 22, 2014

Just Released Firefox 28 Firefox for Android 28 Firefox 24.4.0 ESR Firefox 29 Beta (29.0b1) Firefox 30 Aurora (30.0a2) Future Releases April 29th Firefox 29 Firefox for Android 29 Firefox 24.5.0 ESR Firefox 30 Beta (30.0b1)* Firefox 31 Aurora (31.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Aurora and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days.

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Firefox 28 Released

Mozilla released the next update for Firefox Desktop and Mobile (Android) users on Tuesday, March 18th. Firefox 28 for Desktop and Mobile included these updates: Desktop Mobile NEW VP9 video decoding implemented Mac OS X: Notification Center support for web notifications Horizontal HTML5 audio/video volume control Support for Opus in WebM CHANGED Now that spdy/3 is implemented support for spdy/2 has been removed and servers without spdy/3 will negotiate to http/1 without any penalty DEVELOPER Support for MathML 2.0 ‘mathvariant’ attribute Background thread hang reporting Support for multi-line flexbox in layout FIXED Various security fixes UNRESOLVED Echo cancellation on apprtc.appspot.com…

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Mozilla has had the Firefox OS on smartphones for a while now. Next up is tablets. Mozilla’s own Asa Dotzier, director of Firefox OS, has now provided the hardware specs of the Foxconn-made reference Firefox OS tablet. It’s very similar to the Infocus nFocus New Tab F1, which sells for around $400 USD. The tablet sports a 10.1-inch IPS multi-touch screen with a 1280 x 800 resolution that is backed by a quad-core Allwinner A31 chip clocked at 1 GHz, PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics, and 2 GB of DDR3 memory. Other features include 16 GB of internal memory, a 2MP camera…

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Firefox 27 was originally scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. However, due to Mozilla shutting down their operations until January 6th, they have opted to push the release back two weeks to ensure the build quality is not sacrificed. The new release date for Firefox 27 (desktop and Android) as well as 24.3esr is now Tuesday February 4th, 2014. via Firefox Future Releases

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