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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on February 7, 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
    Search suggestions available for Bing search engine
  • NEW
    The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)
  • NEW
    Locales added: Hindi [hi-IN], Indonesian [id], Latvian [lv]
  • CHANGED
    Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar
  • CHANGED
    navigator.plugins is no longer enumerable, for user privacy
  • DEVELOPER
    SharedWorker enabled by default
  • DEVELOPER
    CSS3 variables implemented
  • DEVELOPER
    <input type=number> enabled
  • DEVELOPER
    Console object available in Web Workers
  • DEVELOPER
    Promises enabled by default
  • DEVELOPER
    Synthetic APKs enabled by default
  • DEVELOPER
    'box-sizing' (dropping the -moz- prefix) implemented
  • FIXED
    Improved favicon.ico decoding (see 748100)

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)