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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on July 20, 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
    Reader Mode implemented, with "Read Now" book icon in URL bar. See feature page for details
  • NEW
    Search suggestions are shown when entering text into the Awesome Bar. (see 586885)
  • NEW
    Quickly share a page you're currently browsing on your mobile device with any other device connected to your Firefox Sync account using 'Send-tab-to-device'
  • DEVELOPER
    CSS3 Animations, Transitions, Transforms and Gradients unprefixed in Firefox 16
  • FIXED
    No longer supporting MD5 as a hash algorithm in digital signatures (see 650355)
  • FIXED
    Opus support by default (see 772341)
  • FIXED
    Support for text selection in static web content (see 695173)

Known Issues

  • 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
    Forms are not yet fully functional (see 705201)
  • Unresolved
    Font inflation my sometimes render inconsistent font sizes on certain pages (see 707195)
  • Unresolved
    Changing the device orientation may sometimes yield unexpected behavior (see 740691)
  • Unresolved
    Firefox Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device (see 761206)
  • Unresolved
    Quick black screen flash on startup with 4.1 (Jelly Bean) (see 770047)
  • Unresolved
    Holding backspace may delete text both in front of and behind the cursor (see 770291)