The Mozilla’s latest version of the browser, Firefox 6 is now available in the Android Market. The browser now has a new visually appealing interface.
Mozilla’s release cycle has become quite fast. The company released their next version of it’s browser, Mozilla Firefox 6 to the public few days back. The browser is now available for Android devices, through the Android Market.
The non-profit organization and web-focused group announced the official update of their browser for android with some significant improvements, that are developer focused.
Unlike iOS, Android has a lot of browsers to test on their device and Firefox is among the must-haves. Firefox has one of the best managed tabbed browsing for a variety of devices. And significant improvements to the Firefox Sync features, allows the users to sync their bookmarks, history and open tabs across their devices.
The Firefox 6 has improved overall browsing experience. One best example is the new image rendering and smooth Zoom-in and Zoom-out animation. This seems to get along well with some Android Honeycomb tablets.
Here’ the changelog for Firefox 6 in the Android Market:
- Higher-quality image rendering and smoother zooming
- First wave of optimizations for tablets and large-screen devices
- Improved interaction with touch-optimized sites (e.g Google Maps, games)
- Improved form helper
- Visual refresh for phones running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- Continued performance and memory mangement enhancements
Mozilla has also unveiled some new APIs that developers can make use to create richer mobile content. If you aren’t aware, Mozilla now has a faster release cycle, which would have a stable release every 6 weeks.
You can grab a copy of Firefox 6 from Android Market here.
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