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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on January 11, 2013)

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
    Per-tab private browsing
  • NEW
    Gingerbread and Honeycomb support for H.264/AAC/MP3 hardware decoders
  • CHANGED
    System requirements have been lowered to 384MB of RAM and QVGA displays
  • DEVELOPER
    CSS3 Flexbox implemented and enabled by default
  • DEVELOPER
    Continued implementation of draft ECMAScript 6 - clear() and Math.imul
  • HTML5
    <canvas> now supports blend modes
  • HTML5
    Various <audio> and <video> improvements
  • HTML5
    getUserMedia implemented for web access to the user's camera and microphone (with user permission)

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
    Font inflation may 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)