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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on June 7, 2012)

Check out what’s new and known issues for this version of Firefox for mobile below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • NEW
    Find in page implemented
  • NEW
    Support for SPDY networking protocol v3
  • CHANGED
    Pause, resume, cancel, and retry options added to the download manager
  • DEVELOPER
    The CSS word-break property has been implemented.
  • HTML5
    Native support for the Opus audio codec added
  • HTML5
    The <source> element now supports the media attribute
  • HTML5
    The <audio> and <video> elements now support the played attribute

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    GIF animation can gets stuck when src and image size are changed (see 743598)
  • Unresolved
    Firefox Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device
  • Unresolved
    Text selection is not yet supported
  • Unresolved
    Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS may cause issues in non-webkit browsers like Firefox (see 668288)
  • Unresolved
    Firefox for Android uses the same locale as your system language settings (see 695565)
  • Unresolved
    Flash is not currently supported on Tegra 2 devices running Gingerbread (see 703056)
  • Unresolved
    Forms are not yet fully functional (see 705201)
  • Unresolved
    Font inflation my sometimes render inconsistent font sizes on certain pages (see 707195)
  • Unresolved
    WebGL on Adreno devices is not currently supported (see 736123)
  • Unresolved
    Changing the device orientation may sometimes yield unexpected behavior (see 740691)