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Firefox 60 beta enables Quantum CSS Engine for Android

According to Mozilla, Firefox Quantum is the most major revamp of the browser since Firefox 1.0 was released back in 2004. We have been closely following the developments in Firefox Quantum, as well as the developments in Mozilla Firefox for Android. In September, we saw Firefox Quantum arriving in the beta channel, along with the...

Firefox 59 for Android allows Firefox to act as an Assist App

In the last few months, we have seen a lot of changes arrive in Mozilla Firefox. The company's most major revamp of Firefox was named Project Quantum. Firefox Quantum shipped in November with Firefox 57, promising huge speed improvements and the new Photon UI. In Android, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) arrived in Firefox in version...

Mozilla Announces Firefox for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

There are a lot of advantages to having a web browser on your big-screen television set, especially in social settings where there are multiple people around. Being able to pull up a website, video, or photo on your TV is much more entertaining than passing around a smartphone or tablet, but the user experience of...

Firefox Quantum to Be Released in November, Beta & Developer Edition Available Now

The folks over at Mozilla have been busy lately with a number of different projects under the Firefox umbrella. Earlier today we talked about how an upcoming update to Firefox will be dropping support for Flash and now we have information about the browser engine they've been working on. What was previously known as Project...

Firefox to Drop Support for Adobe Flash with v56 Update

Many people praised Android for its continued support of Flash when other competitors refused to allow it on their platform. However, recently we've seen a shift to the point where even Adobe says they're ending support for Flash in the next three years. The latest beta of Firefox from Mozilla has been released and it...

Latest Firefox Nightly Update Receives New Photon UI

Firefox has been working on a big update for both its desktop and mobile browser these past few months. Version 57 of Firefox is slated to be released sometime in November and the biggest user facing change is its new user interface. This new UI has been dubbed Photon UI and it too will be...

Firefox OS is Dead: Mozilla Lays Off Connected Devices Team

Firefox OS, also known among developers as Boot2Gecko, was an ambitious project initiated by Mozilla. The team had tasted success with Firefox as an open-source browser, competing against other closed source alternatives such as the popular Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. So when Firefox OS was announced in 2013, many open source enthusiasts hoped to see...

Mozilla is Removing Firefox OS code from the Gecko Engine

Firefox OS was first introduced back in 2012 and a lot of us here at XDA have had a soft spot for the platform. We are very passionate about open source software and Firefox OS offered a very open source mobile platform and it had some momentum for a while. By late 2014, 14 different...

How H5OS will Pick up Firefox OS’s Lost Flame

On October of 2008, Google declared war on Apple. The first commercially available Android smartphone, the HTC Dream, was Google's first boots-on-the-ground effort to take on the iPhone juggernaut. For thereafter, Google and Apple engaged in a harsh campaign of product warfare in an effort to assert dominance over the other. After a few years...

Mozilla Discontinues Development of Firefox OS for Smartphones

In an email sent out to developers, Mozilla has informed that it has dropped the axe on Firefox OS for smartphones. This email is also posted on their Discourse for readers to take note of. We will end development on Firefox OS for smartphones after the version 2.6 release. This means that Firefox OS for smartphones will no...