Firefox for Android updated, brings per-tab private browsing


Mozilla has updated Firefox of Android to version 20.0 along with the Windows, Linux and Mac versions. The new update is now available in Google Play and brings some new features along with lower hardware requirements.Firefox for Android

Android users will now be able to enjoy per-tab private browsing in Firefox for Android along with ability to edit top sites section in Firefox home. Here is the full change-log:

  • Per-Tab private browsing
  • Gingerbread and Honeycomb support for H.264/AAC/MP3 hardware decoding
  • Top Sites in about:home is now customizable
  • The ‘Quit’ menu item has been removed from Firefox versions running on ICS and higher. When done browsing just tap swipe off recent application list. Use the QuitNow add-on if you want more control
  • System requirements have been lowered to 384MB of RAM and QVGA displays

“Firefox for Android adds support for additional devices running on a less powerful processor architecture, ARMv6 processors. This includes popular phones like Samsung Galaxy Next, HTC Aria, HTC Legend, Samsung Dart, Samsung Galaxy Pop and the Samsung Galaxy Q,” Mozilla noted in a blog post.

Download Firefox for Android from Google Play


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