[Mobile.AI] Fwd: Firefox update brings browser to nearly 250million more Android phones

Aruni Sharma arunisharma at me.com
Tue Nov 20 12:30:57 EST 2012


Hi i dont even see this update. The beta got installed but almost always froze the phone

Sent from my iPod

On Nov 20, 2012, at 10:14 PM, Harish <hp.kotian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> This would not download for me. It reported unsupported device.
> 
> Anyone having luck with it?
> 
> Harish Kotian
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Renuka Warriar" <erenuka at gmail.com>
> To: <mobile.accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 10:05 AM
> Subject: [Mobile.AI] Fwd: Firefox update brings browser to nearly 250million more Android phones
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: rijoy v <rijoy.v at gmail.com>
>> Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:22:42 +0530
>> Subject: Firefox update brings browser to nearly 250 million more Android phones
>> To: insight4vision at googlegroups.com
>> 
>> Starting Monday, the Firefox browser will be compatible with quite a few
>> more Android smartphones.
>> With this most recent update, Mozilla has included support for ARMv6
>> processors, which the developer claims are found in more than half of the
>> existing 500 million Android phones on the market.
>> Previously, Firefox for Android was only compatible with devices running
>> Android 2.2, and utilizing an ARMv7 processor.
>> Consumers with phones like the HTC ChaCha and Samsung Galaxy Ace can now
>> look forward to using the latest iteration of the third-party web browse*r.
>> 
>> More accessible*
>> While adding support for Firefox to some 250 million more smartphones will
>> help Mozilla grow its brand, that's not the only high point of the latest
>> update.
>> Mozilla will also introduce TalkBack integration, which will allow Android
>> users with visual impairments to browse the web with the screen reading
>> technology with no extra configurations necessary.
>> New Android accessibility features like Explore by Touch and Gesture
>> Navigation are also instantly compatible with Firefox thanks to this new
>> update.
>> All of these upgrades work in concert to make browsing easier for the
>> visually impaired by incorporating speech output, sounds and vibrations.
>> The latest version of Firefox for Android is available on the Google Play
>> store.
>> 
>> Source:
>> http://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/firefox-update-brings-browser-to-nearly-250-million-more-android-phones-1113704
>> 
>> -- 
>> Regards
>> ..............
>> Rijoy V
>> 
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