Mozilla Launches Firefox Public Preview For iOS

Mozilla has just flipped the turn on the very first public preview version of Firefox web browser for iOS.

Mozilla initially announced Firefox for Apple’s iOS in December last year. It was followed up by a beta release to a choose couple of testers in May this year.


Today’s release marks the first public preview variation of Firefox web browser for iOS. Nevertheless it is presently readily available to those in New Zealand only. Mozilla prepares to roll it out for everyone else on the App Store later this year.

This is exactly what Firefox in its current state resembles on iOS:


The business had this to state about today’s public preview release on its blog:

Our goal is to create a great browsing experience for iOS with Firefox. With this first public preview we will be collecting comments in one nation, prior to we extend availability to get comments in a couple of more countries prior to a complete public launch.

The main purpose of this release is to gather comments on the recently presented Intelligent Browse, Firefox Accounts and Visual Tabs functions.

Intelligent Browse provides suggested search results and the option of search providers such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, Twitter, Amazon etc while Firefox Accounts feature on the other hand enables you to sync back your browser history, bookmarks, passwords and tabs from desktop browser to iOS device and vice versa.

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Also included in this release is Visual Tabs include which essentially supplies a visual card-based grid representation of all the your open tab windows in one single view.

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Firefox public preview for iOS can be downloaded right now from the New Zealand App Store.

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Update x1: Right here’s the download link of Firefox for iOS. Again, available just in New Zealand variation of the App Store in the meantime.

(source: Mozilla)

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