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Firefox Quantum arrives with faster browser engine, major visual overhaul, and Google as default search engine

Mozilla today launched Firefox 57, branded Firefox Quantum , for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The new version, which Mozilla calls “by far the biggest update since Firefox 1.0 in 2004,” brings massive performance improvements and a visual redesign. The Quantum name signals Firefox 57 is a huge release that incorporates the company’s next-generation…

Tech

Firefox just released a new ultra-fast web browser to take on Google Chrome

Mozilla’s latest browser — Firefox Quantum — is lightning fast, sleek, and ready to handle all six zillion of your tabs after almost two months in beta.  SEE ALSO: Loyal to Google Chrome? Firefox Quantum might change that. Nick Nguyen, Firefox’s vice president of product, told Mashable his biggest fear: Will the Internet full of…

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Firefox’s faster, slicker, slimmer Quantum edition now out

Firefox is fast now. (credit: Mozilla) Mozilla is working on a major overhaul of its Firefox browser, and, with the general release of Firefox 57 today, has reached a major milestone. The version of the browser coming out today has a sleek new interface and, under the hood, major performance enhancements, with Mozilla claiming that…

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Mozilla will completely drop Firefox for Windows XP and Vista in June 2018

Mozilla today announced that it will completely drop support for Firefox on Windows XP and Windows Vista in June 2018. Firefox users on those two platforms can expect security updates until then, but they should make an effort to upgrade Windows sooner rather than later. When Mozilla released Firefox 53 in April 2017, it no…

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Firefox 56 arrives with screenshot feature, Send Tabs, and drops Flash support on Android

Mozilla today launched Firefox 56 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes a screenshot feature, the ability to send tabs between desktop and mobile, a form autofill option, and the end of support of Flash on Android. Firefox 56 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com , and all…

Security

Firefox 57 beta arrives with major visual overhaul and next-generation browser engine

Mozilla today updated the beta version and developer version of its browser to Firefox Quantum . “Since the version number — 57 — can’t really convey the magnitude of the changes we’ve made, and how much faster this new Firefox is, we’re calling this upcoming release Firefox Quantum,” Mozilla explains. The new massive beta release…

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Firefox takes a Quantum leap forward with new developer edition

Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Earlier this year we wrote about Project Quantum , Mozilla’s work to modernize Firefox and rebuild it to handle the needs of the modern Web. Today, that work takes a big step toward the mainstream with the release of the new Firefox 57 developer edition. The old Firefox developer edition…

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Firefox 9.0 for iOS arrives with tracking protection, Firefox Focus for Android gets tabs

Mozilla today released Firefox 9.0 for iOS and updated Firefox Focus for Android. The iOS browser is getting tracking protection, improved sync, and iOS 11 compatibility. The Android privacy browser is getting tabs. You can download the former from Apple’s App Store and the latter from Google Play . Mozilla doesn’t break out the exact…