Firefox App to Sync Desktop Browser with iPhone
Mozilla recently announced that it is working on an application for the iPhone that will let users of its desktop Firefox browser to sync their browsing history with their iPhone. The app, called Firefox Home, also includes access to users' Firefox bookmarks, the tabs from their most recent browser session, and the Firefox "Awesome Bar," which speeds up web site address typing. The application is made possible using Firefox Sync technology, which Mozilla says in encrypted to protect user privacy. The application will be free, though Mozilla said that it still needs to finish some development on the application before submitting it to the iPhone Apps Store for approval. Firefox thinks the tool will be useful for those who work in a browser environment and shift rapidly between desktop and mobile platforms.
Mozilla Releases Firefox to iOS Devices
Mozilla today made its Firefox browser available to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mozilla released a preview of the browser in New Zealand in September, but is now offering the Safari alternative to everyone.
Mozilla Testing Firefox Browser for iOS
Mozilla has released a public preview of its Firefox browser for iOS, though the preview is limited to New Zealand. Mozilla has long shied away from bringing Firefox to iOS, but given the popularity of iOS devices it reconsidered.
Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS Now Available to All
Microsoft today said its Edge browser for Android and iOS has exited preview and is now available as a final, public application. Microsoft Edge for mobile devices ports over popular desktop features, include Favorites, Reading List, New Tab Page, and Reading View.
Opera Hopes New Android Browser Will Push Growth
Opera Software today announced a wholly refreshed version of Opera Mini for Android devices. Opera gave the browser a new user interface based on Material Design, which lends the browser a more native look and feel to Android devices.