To tap the increasing market share of mobile phones, Mozilla Firefox development team has released a new version of Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo devices. Similar to Firefox 4 desktop version, the Firefox mobile version is built on the same technology platform as the desktop version. The Firefox mobile has been designed with an intuitive interface, unparalleled customization and support for modern Web technologies. The JavaScript engine has been enhanced to provide up to three times faster than the stock browser on Android.



New features of the Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo includes:

  • 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.
  • 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 and to view offline.
  • Share Page – hare websites via apps like email, Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader and more.
  • Add Search Engine – customize search engine list.
  • 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.
  • Firefox offers thousands of ways for users to customize the features, functionality and look of their mobile Web browser with Firefox Add-ons.
  • Firefox improves existing tools like CSS, Canvas and SVG to enable developers to make exciting Web pages.
  • Supports HTML5 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.

Those users who interested to download Firefox 4 for their Android or Maemo devices, can download from Android market for Android and Firefox.com/m for Maemo version.

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