Firefox for Android
Release Notes

Release Notes tell you what’s new in Firefox. As always, we welcome your feedback. You can also file a bug in Bugzilla or see the system requirements of this release.

15.0
Firefox for Android Release

August 28, 2012

Version 15.0, first offered to Release channel users on August 28, 2012

New

  • Silent, background updates

  • Support for SPDY networking protocol v3

  • WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance

  • Localization in Maithili (see all available locales)

Fixed

  • Sites visited while in Private Browsing mode could be found through manual browser cache inspection

  • Various security fixes

Changed

  • Optimized memory usage for add-ons

Developer

  • Developer Information
  • JavaScript debugger integrated into developer tools

  • New layout view added to Inspector

  • High precision event timer implemented

  • New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites

  • The CSS word-break property has been implemented.

Web Platform

  • Debugger breakpoints do not catch on page reload

  • Focus rings keep growing when repeatedly tabbing through elements

unresolved

  • If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)

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