Firefox for Android Aurora
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.

29.0a2
Firefox for Android Aurora

February 7, 2014

Version 29.0a2, first offered to Aurora channel users on February 7, 2014

New

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

  • Search suggestions now available with Bing search plugin

  • Locales added: Hindi [hi-IN], Indonesian [id], Latvian [lv]

Fixed

  • Improved favicon.ico decoding (748100)

Changed

  • Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar

  • navigator.plugins is no longer enumerable, for user privacy

Developer

  • Developer Information
  • '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">

unresolved

  • Crashes interacting with the back button on x86 tablets Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (see 983211)

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

  • 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)

  • Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS may cause issues in non-webkit browsers like Firefox (see 668288)

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