Mozilla Updates Beta Firefox Browser for Android and Maemo
Mozilla today released a new beta version of Firefox 4 for the Android and Maemo platforms. According to Mozilla, the biggest improvements in this version of the browser are increased speeds. Mozilla claims that the new beta is faster than the stock Android web browser. In other tests, the new Firefox beta is twice as fast on SunSpider and thrice as fast on Kraken. Mozilla noted that the new beta also has fewer bugs, reduced memory needs, and a better keyboard.
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.
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.
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.
Android O Beta Now Available
Google today made the first public beta version of Android O available for download. The updated operating system is available to the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C, and the Nexus 6P, 5X, and Nexus Player.
Mozilla to Douse Firefox OS and Stamp Out Phone Biz
Mozilla today said it will cease to develop Firefox OS and discontinue sales of Firefox-based handsets. "Firefox OS proved the flexibility of the web, scaling from low-end smartphones all the way up to HD TVs," said Mozilla in a statement provided to TechCrunch.
Still No Flash Support
"and thrice as fast on Kraken!" haha
did you learn that from Conan? haha