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Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ now available for Android with updated design, improved performance, and Custom Tabs support [APK Download]

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Firefox has been falling in marketshare for a number of years now, mostly due to increased competition from Google Chrome. Over the past year or so, Mozilla has been working on a number of massive fundamental changes to Firefox to make it faster and better than ever, and version 57 is the culmination of these efforts. The update was finally released today across all platforms, including Android.

The main attraction, at least on Android, is the new Photon UI.

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Firefox v57 'Quantum' now available for Android with updated design, improved performance, and Custom Tabs support [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Firefox support for web-based Google Earth is in development

Monday, October 30th, 2017

After two years in development, the web-based Google Earth 9.0 debuted earlier this year. The new version runs entirely in the web browser, but it only works in Google Chrome. This is because it used Portable Native Client (NaCl), a technology that allows C and C++ code to run in the Chrome browser. Since no other browser bothered implementing NaCl, the Earth web app was exclusive to Chrome.

That is now changing, as the Twitter account for Google Earth revealed that Firefox support is in the works:

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Firefox support for web-based Google Earth is in development was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Toolbox, our web browser extension, adds Firefox on Android support and more with v2.0

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Back in December, we released a Chrome extension called 'Toolbox for Google Play Store.' It was designed to make the Play Store website much better, with direct links to APKMirror/AP/AppBrain for each app and the ability to sign up for beta programs with one click. A few months later, we released it for Opera, and later Firefox.

But all that time, there wasn't much in the way of new features or major improvements.

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Toolbox, our web browser extension, adds Firefox on Android support and more with v2.0 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Firefox 58 will let you add Progressive Web Apps to the home screen

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

In case you aren't familiar with them, Progressive Web Apps are web apps tailored to function like native applications. They're designed to be fast and work offline, with the ability to be added to the home screen. Chrome has been leading the charge on PWAs for a while now, most recently allowing them to be installed to the app drawer, just like native applications.

Service Workers, one of the technologies that makes PWAs possible, has been in Firefox since January of this year (with the release of v44).

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Firefox 58 will let you add Progressive Web Apps to the home screen was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Mozilla is testing another new browser called Firefox Rocket, specifically for Indonesia

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Mozilla has been pretty busy recently. Last month it updated its main browser, Firefox, with a much needed modern UI makeover, and back in the summer it launched a completely new browser, Firefox Focus. It's much simpler and faster than the standard Firefox app, and it's much more privacy conscious, too, with no tabs and automatic blocking of ads and trackers. There's also a Germany-specific version called Klar.

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Mozilla is testing another new browser called Firefox Rocket, specifically for Indonesia was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Allo for web adds support for Firefox, Opera, and iOS

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Allo has now existed for more than a year, and there are some people who use it. Not many, by all accounts, but some! Those brave few will today be treated to a more widely available web client. When Allo for the web was launched in August, it only worked in Chrome. Today, support expands to Opera, Firefox, and iOS (sort of).

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Allo for web adds support for Firefox, Opera, and iOS was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Firefox 56 for Android removes support for Flash and improves WebExtensions compatibility [APK Download]

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Mozilla has been getting everyone excited for Firefox 57, nicknamed 'Firefox Quantum,' which will bring a new interface and speed improvements to both the desktop and Android browsers. Firefox 57 isn't quite ready yet (you try it in beta, if you want), but version 56 has just been released with a few notable changes of its own.

First off, this release drops support for both Android 4.0 (4.1 or higher is now required) and the Adobe Flash plugin.

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Firefox 56 for Android removes support for Flash and improves WebExtensions compatibility [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Firefox 57 beta arrives with new UI, revamped new tab page, and incognito keyboard support [APK Download]

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

A couple of days ago Mozilla announced its biggest update to its desktop browser in a long while with the Firefox 57 beta, bringing the speed boosts of the long-awaited Project Quantum. We already knew the Android version wouldn't be quite so revolutionary, but it's here now, and there are a couple of notable changes nonetheless.

 

Old: Dated looking UI.  New: 'Photon UI.'

The first thing you'll notice is the whole UI has been given a modern overhaul (see above).

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Firefox 57 beta arrives with new UI, revamped new tab page, and incognito keyboard support [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Mozilla’s ‘Project Quantum’ enhancements won’t arrive in Firefox 57 for Android

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Firefox 57 is the browser's biggest update in years, for several reasons. The interface is being revamped, legacy add-ons are being dropped, and Firefox's rendering engine is getting a speed boost. If you were hoping for a quicker browser on Android, you'll have to wait a while longer - the speed enhancements won't arrive for Android until Firefox 58.

Mozilla announced Project Quantum almost a year ago. The company has been supporting the development of Servo, an experimental browser engine written in Rust, for some time now.

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Mozilla's 'Project Quantum' enhancements won't arrive in Firefox 57 for Android was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Firefox 56 will drop support for Adobe Flash on Android

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Remember when being able to run Adobe Flash was a selling point for Android devices? The plugin was never officially supported past Android 4.1, but various hacks kept it alive for a while longer. Some browsers continued to support the plugin for devices that could run it, including Firefox. But the next major Firefox update, v56, will finally drop the plugin on Android.

Adobe Flash on Firefox for Android (source)

Mozilla previously said that v56 would kill support for Flash on Android, as part of the company's plan to drop Flash on all platforms by 2020.

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Firefox 56 will drop support for Adobe Flash on Android was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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