Latest Firefox Beta Brings Per-Tab Private Browsing And Adds Support For Older ARM v6 Devices
By on February 26th, 2013

Mozilla today released an exciting update for Firebox Beta on the Play Store. The update brings a lot of under the hood improvements along with support for more lower-end devices.

One of the most useful features for all NSFW and porn addicts out there will be the per-tab private browsing mode. This feature will allow Firefox mobile users to open a new private tab, along with other normal tabs, instead of switching completely to private mode.

With the new beta, Firefox will also be available to some of the older ARM v6 devices with QVGA resolution and 384MB of RAM. Other important changes include H.264/AAC/MP3 hardware decoding for pre-Android 4.0 devices.

The official change-log is as follows -:

- Per-tab private browsing
- Gingerbread and Honeycomb support for H.264/AAC/MP3 hardware decoders
- Top Sites in about:home are now customizable
- System requirements have been lowered to 384MB of RAM and QVGA displays
- <canvas> now supports blend modes
- Various <audio> and <video> improvements
- getUserMedia implemented for web access to the user’s camera and microphone (with user permission)
Learn more: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/mobile/20.0beta/releasenotes/

The beta is already live on the Play Store, and can be downloaded from here.

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