Firefox for Android updated to v15, speedy & powerful UI
Mozilla has announced that its Firefox for Android has been updated to version 15, bringing in new features and now also the browser is now quicker, from startup and page load times to panning and zooming and Web app performance.
With this release Firefox for Android now arrives with a new Awesome Screen that delivers all of your browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and form data. You can also import your personalized Firefox experience with Firefox Sync.
Along with this Firefox for Android supports Flash for Honeycomb tablet devices so you can interact with more Web video and games on the go.
To make browsing on your mobile phone or tablet even easier, Firefox for Android now lets you switch between the desktop and mobile version of a website by selecting “Request Desktop Site” from the browser Menu.
Complete changelog of Firefox for Android v15:
- Native UI for tablets, including faster startup and a beautiful new Awesome Bar
- Enhanced Search in the Firefox Awesomebar (blog post)
- Even better tabs experience – now includes swipe to close
- Bookmarks and history can now be imported from the stock browser in the Settings
- Desktop sites can now be requested from the menu
- Find in page implemented
- Support for SPDY networking protocol v3
- Pause, resume, cancel, and retry options added to the download manager
- Specific types of private data can now be cleared from the Settings