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Firefox 90 is here with loads of improvements for desktop and Android

Firefox is one of the few remaining browsers with its own rendering engine, as Opera, Brave, Edge, and others now utilize Google's Chromium engine. That means Mozilla can try out new improvements and rendering changes that Google might not be interested in, and as more of the browser is rewritten in the Rust programming language,...

Firefox 89 makes it easier to access your synced tabs

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 88 earlier this month with a host of new features and changes. The update included support for smooth pinch-zooming using a touchpad on Linux machines, print updates, and support for JavaScript embedded in PDF files. Additionally, Firefox dropped FTP support with the update. Now, Mozilla has started rolling out Firefox 89...

Firefox 85 for Android lets you play DRM content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 85 for PC and Android last week. While the update has an extensive changelog available for PC, the only change we knew about in Firefox 85 for Android was to make it easier to install extensions from addons.mozilla.org. But, as it turns out, Firefox 85 for Android includes another noteworthy change...

Firefox for Android Nightly adds 8 new Extensions, including Bitwarden, Adguard, and Ghostery

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 79 for Android with a boatload of changes towards the end of July this year. But the update wasn't well-received as it removed some key features that were previously available on the browser. Since then, Mozilla has rolled out two updates for the browser, bringing back some of the features that...

Firefox for Android’s Enhanced Tracking Protection will soon block redirect tracking

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 79 for Android earlier this year, introducing nearly a year's worth of changes to the browser. However, the update was met with criticism from users as it was missing several crucial features that were previously available in the browser. Since then, Mozilla has rolled out two updates for the browser, bringing...

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 81 on Android with a Downloads page, auto-tab closing, and more

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 79 for Android with a boatload of changes towards the end of July this year. But the update wasn't well-received, as it was missing some crucial features that were previously supported on the browser. Mozilla then released Firefox 80 earlier this month, which brought back some of the missing features. And...

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 80 for Android, bringing back the back button

Towards the end of July this year, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 79 for Android with a year's worth of changes. However, the release was met with criticism from users as it was missing several features and extensions that were previously available on the browser. For instance, Firefox 79 offered support for only a handful of...

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 79 for Android with a year’s worth of changes

Mozilla Firefox is among the most popular alternatives to Google Chrome for both — mobile devices and desktops. Despite competition from Chrome, Mozilla Corporation — the organization behind Firefox — has been rolling out several updates over the years to keep their desktop and mobile apps relevant. After overhauling their desktop browser, known by its...

Firefox for Android ditches Preview builds to simplify releases

We talk a lot about Chrome when it comes to Android browsers, but there are several other great options available. Firefox is one such browser and Mozilla maintains a few different builds for people looking to try the latest features. There is stable Firefox, Firefox Beta, Firefox Nightly, Firefox Preview, and Firefox Preview Nightly. Sound...

Firefox Preview for Android adds support for Dark Reader, NoScript, and 3 other add-ons

Google Chrome comes pre-installed on Android phones which is why it's position as the most used mobile browser remains unshaken. But if you move out of the comfort zone and look for alternatives, you find quite a few substitutes for Chrome – and one of them is Mozilla Firefox. Back in 2018, Mozilla decided to...

Firefox Preview 3.0 release brings along enhanced tracking protection and more changes

Google Chrome is the dominant browser across the globe, but it is imperative for the market to have worthy competitors. Mozilla's Firefox is one such alternative, which although has just about 4% market share, is important for the development of the browser ecosystem. Back in July 2019, Mozilla had announced that Firefox for Android will...

[Update 2: Public Preview] Mozilla outlines its plan to transition users from Firefox for Android to Fenix Browser

Google Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet for both desktop and mobile. That is especially the case on Android where Chrome dominates by a large margin. Firefox has been around on the platform for a while and Mozilla has overhauled it several times to try to stay relevant. The next big change...