Retina display support and Android malware checking included
Also included in the new release is support for retina displays for Apple hardware running at least OS X 10.7 or above. Mozilla's at a disadvantage in the fondleslab market, since Apple, Google and Microsoft all make their own, but the rapidly increasing browser time coming from tablets has some on the Firefox team concerned.
The Mozilla team has also thrown an interesting jab or two in Google's direction, as the Android version of Firefox now includes search autocomplete and suggestions via a secure connection, something Google considers itself best at. It's also adding malware scanning capability: let's hope this feature performs better than Google's own attempts to deal with the growing Android malware problem.
There's the usual round of bug fixes or near-fixes in this release, tabbing functions have been speeded up and Mozilla says preliminary support for WebRTC communications standard that the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is currently drafting has been added. The new build is now available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. ®
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