“A major focus of this release is to increase performance and responsiveness. Two of the big architecture changes are Electrolysis and Layers. Our alpha contained Electrolysis which allowed the browser interface to run in a separate process from the one rendering Web content, resulting in a much more responsive browser. This beta brings the Layers pieces which improve overall performance and in graphics areas such as scrolling, zooming and animations.”
With Firefox Sync, you can take your browsing history, bookmarks, tabs, passwords and form-fill data with you anywhere so you never have to retype passwords or long URLs again. Your Firefox data is completely encrypted end-to-end between your computers so that only you have access to it.
This release also features pinch-to-zoom, which is now supported on multitouch-capable devices, and the Awesome Screen instantly gives you access to your recent history, bookmarks and tabs just by tapping in the Awesome Bar.
Smartphones have become a necessity in today's digital age. Be it browsing the web or connecting with you...