Firefox for Android Gets Updated, Now With Tablet Support, Faster Startup

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  • 29 Aug 2012
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  • Firefox for Android just got updated and Mozilla’s piece of work is still free and packed with interesting features. The current version 15.0 and it requires Android 2.2 and up. The app takes up 18 MB of storage and gives you access to your desktop browser history, bookmarks, passwords and tabs from any of your devices.

    There’s also a privacy and security area for extra safety on your tablet and handset. Obviously you also get the cool add-ons to use in the browser. The novelty of the update is the support for tablets, that involves faster startup and a beautiful new design. There’s also a find in page feature, the text selection has been fixed and desktop sites can be requested from the menu. The tabs experience is improved and you just need to swipe to close. You also get support for SPDY networking protocol v3.

    Bookmarks and history can be imported from stock browser in Settings. Among the issues publicly acknowledged by Mozilla there’s the Kyocera Echo lack of support and the fact that Firefox for Android uses the same local as the system language settings. You can get the new browser from here.

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