Mozilla has updated its Firefox web browser, bolstering privacy controls on the browser by leaps and bounds. Users can now open a new private browsing window with an existing browsing session, so the user need not close an existing window. This also holds true for the Android version of the web browser. Also Read - Mozilla Firefox to end support for Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show from 30 April
Users can also use private browsing windows to check multiple email accounts simultaneously. Mozilla has also added a new ‘Download Manager’ within the Firefox toolbar, so that users can monitor the downloaded files without leaving the window. Also Read - Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer will not support Flash by end of this year
On Android, the new app even lets the user customize shortcuts on the Home-screen with favorite or most visited web sites. Mozilla has also added support for lesser powerful ARMv6 processors which are used in devices like the HTC Aria, HTC Legend, Samsung Galaxy Next, Samsung Galaxy Pop, Samsung Galaxy Q and Samsung Dart. Also Read - Microsoft Edge now the second most popular web browser, says study
This way, Mozilla says, it will be adding support for around 50 million more phones.