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Firefox Beta Mobile Notes (First offered to Beta channel users on February 6, 2014)

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
    More native text selection, cut, and copy
  • NEW
    Awesomebar entries now trigger predictive lookup
  • NEW
    Added multiple quick share buttons
  • NEW
    Estonian [et] locale added
  • NEW
    Added support for OpenSearch
  • NEW
    Added settings switch to toggle dynamic toolbar mode
  • NEW
    Volume control for HTML5 audio/video
  • NEW
    VP9 video decoding implemented
  • NEW
    Support for Opus in WebM
  • CHANGED
    Removed support for spdy/2
  • DEVELOPER
    Color picker widget implemented, access by using <input type=color>
  • DEVELOPER
    Support for multi-line flexbox in layout
  • DEVELOPER
    Support for MathML 2.0 'mathvariant' attribute
  • DEVELOPER
    Background thread hang reporting
  • FIXED
    Explore By Touch automatically loading web pages (963000)

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 Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device (see 761206)
  • 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)