May 24, 2011

Mozilla releases Firefox Mobile 5 Beta for Android

Just very recently, Mozilla officially released Firefox 5 Beta for desktops giving Firefox users the chance to get the newest feature that the browser can offer to them. For their mobile browsers, Firefox 5 Beta for Android have also been released.

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Firefox Beta for Android should give you these browsing improvement when you have it but since it's still on its beta phase a smooth browsing experience without any problems shouldn't be expected.
  • Improved page load speed, especially on 3G networks (see bug 561694)
  • Improved panning responsiveness (see bug 639179)
  • Added support for the Do-Not-Track header (see bug 648654)
  • Improved compatibility with SwiftKey keyboard (see bug 617289)
  • Images downloaded to the Android Gallery are now immediately visible (see bug 646550)
  • Improved color conversion enabling better display of images and video (see bug 641014)
  • Dialog prompts better match default Android styling (see bug 618989)
  • Added support for over six menu items in the Android Menu (see bug 610784)
  • Resolved an error encountered when trying to load web pages without an active Internet connection (see bug 648268)
Those are taken directly from Firefox.

You can now download Firefox Beta for Android from the Android Market.

Source: PocketNow, Firefox


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