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29.0.1

Firefox for Android Release

May 9, 2014

Version 29.0.1, first offered to Release channel users on May 9, 2014

We'd also like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!

New

  • The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)

  • Search suggestions available via Bing search plugin when set as default search engine

  • HTTPS used for Yahoo Searches performed in en-US locale

  • Added multiple quick share buttons

  • Better integration for Open Web Apps

  • Set default home panel

  • Hide/Show home panels

Fixed

  • 29.0.1 - 'Send Tab to Devices' menu item restored (bug 1005074)

  • 29.0.1 - Character Encoding selection broken (1003897)

  • 29.0.1 - Address bar input stability fix for Jelly Bean and Kit Kat (987867)

  • Various security fixes

  • Improved favicon.ico decoding (748100)

Changed

  • Removed ability to 'send tab' to remote device

  • Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar

  • Clicking on a W3C Web Notification will switch to the originating tab

Developer

  • 'box-sizing' (dropping the -moz- prefix) implemented (learn more)

  • Console object available in Web Workers (learn more)

  • Promises enabled by default (learn more)

  • SharedWorker enabled by default

  • <input type="number"> implemented and enabled

  • Synthetic APKs enabled by default

  • Color picker widget implemented, access by using <input type="color">

  • Implemented URLSearchParams from the URL specification (see MDN for details )

Developer Information

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)