Mozilla Firefox 4 for Android launched!


After the launch of the fastest desktop browser Firefox 4, Mozilla has come up with the fastest mobile browser for the promising Android platform. The Firefox 4 for Android allows us to carry everywhere the same browsing experience on the desktop and also reduces typing on the keyboard; thanks to features such as tabbed browsing, bookmarks, add-ons and Sync Firefox .Firefox 4 for Android offers a new look and thousands of ways to customize the features, functionality and appearance. The browser is up to 3 times faster than the default browser for Android. Improvements to the Javascript engine makes the pages and images load faster.

Firefox for Android is available on Android Market You can also download it from here.

What’s New in Firefox for Android and Maemo:

Streamlined Interface

  • Focus on Web content: Features like tabs, one-touch bookmarking and browser controls that stow away when not in use help users focus on the websites they visit

Browse More, Type Less

  • Awesome Screen: Type less with easy access to history, bookmarks and open tabs
  • Save to PDF: Capture important websites, like directions or a boarding pass, to view offline
  • Share Page: Share websites via apps like email, Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader and more
  • Add Search Engine: Customize your search engine list

Private and Secure Synchronization

  • Firefox Sync: Access Awesome Bar history, bookmarks, open tabs, passwords and form data across multiple computers and mobile devices with secure end-to-end encryption

Most Customizable:

  • Firefox offers thousands of ways for users to customize the features, functionality and look of their mobile Web browser with Firefox Add-ons

Cutting Edge Tools for Web Developers:

  • Firefox improves existing tools like CSS, Canvas and SVG to enable developers to make exciting Web pages
  • HTML5 support in Firefox for Android and Maemo includes Location-Aware Browsing, device orientation, accelerometer, desktop notifications and more
  • The JavaScript engine incorporates the new JägerMonkey JIT compiler, along with enhancements to the existing TraceMonkey JIT and SpiderMonkey’s interpreter for faster page-load speed and better performance of Web apps and games



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