Firefox for Android Aurora
Release Notes

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41.0a2
Firefox for Android Aurora

July 3, 2015

Version 41.0a2, first offered to Aurora channel users on July 3, 2015

New

  • Quickly search with different search providers from the search panel

  • Swipe-to-close tabs on tablets

  • Overlay to manually search and copy/paste login credentials from login manager when they're not auto-filled

  • Improved bookmark management with duplicate bookmark detection

  • Open Android applications from a web page via Intent URIs

Changed

  • Updates to image decoding process

  • Support for running animations of 'transform' and 'opacity' on the compositor thread

  • User Agent now includes Android version

Developer

  • Removed support for binary XPCOM components in extensions, use addon SDK "system/child_process" pipe mechanism for native binaries instead

  • JavaAddonManager can now send, receive and respond to messages from Gecko

  • Experimental new "speed dial" home panel add-on API (example add-on)

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