Mozilla Unveils Firefox 15, Ready For Downloads

Posted on Aug 29 2012 - 5:07am by Editorial Staff

Mozilla has officially unveiled Firefox version 15 as well as also updated Firefox for Android with a specific focus on tablets. The official changelog for Firefox 15 includes:

  • NEW: Silent, background updates.
  • NEW: Support for SPDY networking protocol v3.
  • NEW: WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance.
  • CHANGED: Optimized memory usage for add-ons.
  • DEVELOPER: JavaScript debugger integrated into developer tools.
  • DEVELOPER: New layout view added to Inspector.
  • DEVELOPER: High precision event timer implemented.
  • DEVELOPER: The CSS word-break property has been implemented.
  • DEVELOPER: New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites.
  • HTML5: Native support for the Opus audio codec added.
  • HTML5: The <audio> and <video> elements now support the played attribute.
  • HTML5: The <source> element now supports the media attribute.
  • FIXED: Focus rings keep growing when repeatedly tabbing through elements (720987).

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