After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
The Firefox overhaul applies the lessons of mobile design to Mozilla's desktop browser to unify its look across devices, a change more than two years in the making.
Firefox-maker Mozilla brings Firefox Mobile one step closer to an Android release with an alpha build that bakes in a helpful and unique feature.
The Chrome 25 beta for Android adds several features, but perhaps the most important is that it doesn't lag the PC version of the browser nearly as much.
If you've been following the development of Mozilla's Firefox browser for Android phones, you might be interested to know that Mozilla has just begun releasing nightly updates of Firefox Mobile (code-name Fennec) for Android.
Firefox Mobile, also known as Fennec, is available as a pre-alpha for your Android phone. It's still early days, but we expect heaps from this browser
Expect partners for Mozilla's Boot to Gecko, a mobile OS for Web apps, to emerge at Mobile World Congress. B2G has big challenges, but there are no easy ways into the mobile market.
An add-on for Mozilla's mobile Firefox browser, which might just end up being called Firefox, will keep you from time-consuming typing.
A native Android interface should make Firefox faster and use less memory--but Mozilla is sacrificing add-on compatibility for the performance boost.
The new test version adds Twitter username and hashtag search, tab-loading controls, and restrictions on add-ons that other software might try to install.