Feeds

Firefox: Use new stealth window to satisfy your wife, suggests Mozilla

Need to splash some money while on the job?

HP ProLiant Gen8: Integrated lifecycle automation

Porn-lovers and prezzie shoppers alike are celebrating today after Mozilla announced the release of the privacy-minded version 20 of Firefox.

According to the Mozilla blog, the new iteration of the browser allows users to launch a private browsing window whilst keeping other sessions open.

"You can shop for a birthday gift in a private window with your existing browsing session uninterrupted," Mozilla crowed. "You can also use a private browsing window to check multiple email accounts simultaneously."

Mozilla made no mention of the opportunities their new browser offers to anyone wanting to view grumble flicks without being caught out.

A similar service will be available on Android on a per-tab basis, so those keen to secretly splash some money can do what they feel the need to do without anyone else knowing.

Other features include a new download manager in the toolbar, which will simplify the process of monitoring and finding downloaded files, and a new bookmarks system for Android.

Mozilla also wants to help out the 50million people it claims use phones with weedy ARMv6 processors. Firefox will now run on phones with these weaker chips, including Samsung Galaxy Next, HTC Aria, HTC Legend, Samsung Dart, Samsung Galaxy Pop and the Samsung Galaxy Q.

Mozilla is celebrating its 15th anniversary this week, prompting its arch-rival - Microsoft's Internet Explorer team - to take the time to send a birthday tweet which said:

®

Top three mobile application threats

More from The Register

next story
Apple fanbois SCREAM as update BRICKS their Macbook Airs
Ragegasm spills over as firmware upgrade kills machines
HIDDEN packet sniffer spy tech in MILLIONS of iPhones, iPads – expert
Don't panic though – Apple's backdoor is not wide open to all, guru tells us
NO MORE ALL CAPS and other pleasures of Visual Studio 14
Unpicking a packed preview that breaks down ASP.NET
Captain Kirk sets phaser to SLAUGHTER after trying new Facebook app
William Shatner less-than-impressed by Zuck's celebrity-only app
Do YOU work at Microsoft? Um. Are you SURE about that?
Nokia and marketing types first to get the bullet, says report
Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops
Redmond's chief salesman: We're taking 'hard' decisions
Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months
The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
EU dons gloves, pokes Google's deals with Android mobe makers
El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications
Learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications - from the application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Reducing security risks from open source software
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Consolidation: the foundation for IT and business transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.