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Here's what's up with the Google Play Store being blocked in Firefox mobile

There's been a bit of consternation this morning at Hacker News when folks discovered that the Google Play Store was being blocked from the mobile view in the Firefox browser for Android. Switch to the desktop view, however, and everything worked fine. So ... Conspiracy? Not so much. If you...
Firefox for Android grabs an update, brings support for mirroring to Chromecast

Firefox for Android grabs an update, brings support for mirroring to Chromecast

Firefox for Android has nabbed an update today, and it brings a whole host of goodies and fixes. The biggest new feature is that Mozilla's browser now supports mirroring to Chromecast, after initially gaining support for the streaming device back in October. In addition to mirroring support on...
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Firefox for Android updated with streaming video support for Roku and Chromecast

Firefox for Android will now let you stream video to the TV, and not just via Chromecast. The browser can shunt video out to Roku devices as well. Though Firefox has an uphill battle in mobile browsers when faced against Chrome, the inclusion of Add-on support is a huge differentiator. You've...
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Firefox for Android update adds language switching, history clearing and more

Mozilla has released a new version of its Firefox browser for Android that adds a number of new features, including a way to switch to any of the browser's 55 supported languages and a quick way to clear the app's history. Mozilla said, "With the new language switching feature, you can easily...
Latest Firefox nightly build includes Chromecast support

Latest Firefox nightly build includes Chromecast support

Mozilla, the folks who develop the Firefox browser, have bundled Chromecast support into the latest nightly build for Android. Users of the popular browser can cast tabs or videos from an Android device to any Chromecast on the same local network, using the Tools > mirror screen section in the...
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New Firefox beta for Android adds more custom home screen options

Mozilla has released a new version of its beta Firefox browser for Android, which includes some new way for users to customize their home screen along with some other features and improvements. Mozilla offers some more information on how these new customization features will work, saying:...
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Mozilla set to take on Google Chromecast

Mozilla is set to take on Google's Chromecast with their own device powered by Firefox OS. Details on the unannounced streaming stick have been leaked and a video of the UI has been made. Chromecast is a little streaming stick that you can plug directly into the HDMI-port on your television....
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Firefox for Android gets some under-the-hood improvements, including sync accounts

Mozilla today is celebrating a pretty major release of its desktop Firefox browser. Android's not left out of the party, though, seeing a fairly major update of its own. There are a number of under-the-hood improvements, but probably the biggest is the addition of Firefox Accounts for Firefox...
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Geeksphone Revolution gets a price cut, looks to the future

Geeksphone today sends word of the future for its Revolution Android/Firefox OS hybrid smartphone, as well as announcing a price cut from May 1. From then, you'll be able to pick one up at €199, a drop of €40 on its original release price from either Amazon or the Geeksphone website. In...
Mozilla announces $25 smartphone, additional 12 Firefox OS markets for 2014

Mozilla announces $25 smartphone, additional 12 Firefox OS markets for 2014

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom launching 12 combined new markets in the first half of 2014 At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today we've been spending a little time with the folks from Mozilla, getting an update on the performance and future of Firefox OS. During the presentation, Mozilla...

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