Firefox Gets New Logo Revamp, Releases Firefox 23 Beta For Desktop And Android

Posted on Jun 28 2013 - 11:11am by Editorial Staff

Following the release of Firefox 22 two days ago, the company today unveiled Firefox 23 beta version for both the desktop and Android plus Firefox also has got a new logo (below). The update in version includes share buttons, social APIs, mixed content blocker, network monitor and more. Mozilla is planning to release Firefox 23 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android in early August.

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Here is an official log of Firefox beta for desktop:

  • NEW: Support for new scrollbar style in Mac OS X 10.7 and newer.
  • NEW: Mixed content blocking enabled to protects users from man-in-the-middle attacks and eavesdroppers on HTTPS pages (learn more).
  • CHANGED: Improved about:memory’s functional UI.
  • CHANGED: Enabled DXVA2 on Windows Vista+ to accelerate H.264 video decoding.
  • CHANGED: Updated Firefox Logo.
  • CHANGED: “Load images automatically”, “Enable JavaScript”, and Always show the tab bar” checkboxes removed from preferences.
  • CHANGED: Simplified interface for notifications of plugin installation.
  • CHANGED: Users can now switch to a new search provider across the entire browser.
  • CHANGED: CSP policies using the standard syntax and semantics will now be enforced.
  • DEVELOPER: Implemented a global browser console.
  • DEVELOPER: Social share functionality.
  • DEVELOPER: HTML5  form control implemented.
  • DEVELOPER: Write more accessible pages on touch interfaces with new ARIA role for key buttons.
  • DEVELOPER: Added unprefixed requestAnimationFrame.
  • DEVELOPER: New feature in toolbox: Network Monitor.
  • DEVELOPER: Dropped blink effect from text-decoration: blink; and completely removed element.

Here is an official log of Firefox beta for Android:

  • NEW: Dynamic toolbar hides navigation bar when scrolling down page content.
  • NEW: Basic support for subscribing to feeds (RSS/Atom) with long-tap in address bar.
  • NEW: Add pages to reading list on devices incapable of accessing Reader Mode.
  • NEW: Preliminary implementation of Firefox Health Report for Android (see FAQ).
  • NEW: Added a setting to let users display URLs in the title bar instead of page titles.
  • NEW: Users can now specify a default search engine.
  • NEW: Implemented switch-to-tab.
  • NEW: Added hu and tr to Android multi-locale builds.
  • NEW: Added Serif/Sans Serif font toggle to Reader Mode.
  • NEW: Long press Reader Mode icon to add article to Reading List (try it!).
  • CHANGED: Awesomescreen remembers user entered search terms.
  • CHANGED: CSP policies using the standard syntax and semantics will now be enforced.
  • DEVELOPER: Write more accessible pages on touch interfaces with new ARIA role for key buttons.
  • DEVELOPER: Added unprefixed requestAnimationFrame.
  • DEVELOPER: HTML5 input type form control implemented.
  • DEVELOPER: Dropped blink effect from text-decoration: blink; and completely removed element.
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