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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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Firefox 55 arrives with WebVR on Windows, performance panel, and click-to-play Flash

Mozilla today launched Firefox 55 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes WebVR support for Windows users, a performance panel, faster startup when restoring multiple tabs, a quicker way to search across various search engines, and click-to-play Flash by default. Firefox 55 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com…

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Firefox 8.0 for iOS arrives with new tab experience, night mode, and QR code reader

Mozilla today released Firefox 8.0 for iOS. Notable additions to the browser include a new tab experience, a night mode, an integrated QR code reader, yMail support, and external keyboard support in the address. You can download the new version now from Apple’s App Store . Mozilla doesn’t break out the exact numbers for Firefox,…

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Firefox Focus for Android gets full screen videos and file downloads

Exactly a month after releasing Firefox Focus for Android , Mozilla has updated its privacy browser with full screen support on most video sites (YouTube is still missing) and the ability to download files. You can grab the latest version now from Google Play . Firefox Focus offers privacy benefits and performance gains by blocking…

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Mozilla launches Firefox Focus for Android

Mozilla today launched a new browser for Android. In addition to Firefox , the company now also offers Firefox Focus, a browser dedicated to user privacy that by default blocks many web trackers, including analytics, social, and advertising. You can download the new app now from Google Play . In December 2015, Mozilla launched Focus…