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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on September 20, 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
    Firefox's password manager now supports script-generated password fields
  • CHANGED
    Performance improvements on some Nvidia devices
  • CHANGED
    CSP implementation now supports multiple policies, including the case of both an enforced and Report-Only policy, per the spec
  • DEVELOPER
    Experimental support for CSS sticky positioning (Aurora only - demo)
  • DEVELOPER
    Firefox no longer prompts when websites use appcache
  • DEVELOPER
    Firefox now supports the CSS image orientation property
  • DEVELOPER
    IndexedDB can now be used as a "optimistic" storage area so it doesn't require any prompts and data is stored in a pool with LRU eviction policy, in short temporary storage
  • FIXED
    When displaying a standalone image, Firefox matches the EXIF orientation information contained within the JPEG image (see 298619)
  • FIXED
    Improved page load times due to no longer decoding images that aren't visible (see 847223)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    'Video can't be played because the file is corrupt' on some HTC Gingerbread (Android 2.3) devices (see 829454)
  • Unresolved
    Font inflation may sometimes render inconsistent font sizes on certain pages (see 707195)
  • Unresolved
    Firefox Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device (see 761206)
  • Unresolved
    Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS may cause issues in non-webkit browsers like Firefox (see 668288)
  • Unresolved
    Private Browsing - can't see URL bar text on variant of HTC Sense UI (Froyo) (see 833351)
  • Unresolved
    Startup crash on LG Optimus Black (LG P970) running GB (see 891262)
  • Unresolved
    Browser is unusable on the Nexus 10 tablet with Android 4.3 (see 900020)
  • Unresolved
    Moving Firefox to background while playing a flash video in full screen mode and bring it back to view will freeze the app (see 809055)