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Firefox 40 Comes With Windows 10 Support And New Android Features

Mozilla has launched Firefox 40 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Some new highlights include Windows 10 support, security against unwanted software downloads and also new navigation gestures for Android.

Firefox 40 Comes With Windows 10 Support And New Android features

Desktop users can download the new version from, while Android version will be made available via Google Play store.

Windows 10 users will notice bigger and bolder design elements and there will be more space for viewing the Web. As Windows 10 brings Edge browser by default, Firefox pens down how one can restore or choose Firefox.

It has also made third-party add-ons safer. “In future releases of Firefox, any third-party add-on that has not been certified will be disabled by default. Today, you will start seeing warnings next to unsigned add-ons in Firefox, but no add-ons will be automatically disabled. These warnings will inform you about add-ons that have not been certified by Mozilla and we’re working with add-on developers to help them meet our standards and make add-ons safer for you,” Mozilla explains in a blogpost.

Firefox 40 for Android brings bug fixes, performance improvements and some new features. It will allow users to long-press on the back and forward navigation buttons to bring up the history list. The app will offer protection against unwanted software downloads, JPEG images will use less memory, alongside several bug fixes.

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Himanshu Mishra

Content-Writer at PaidFreeDroid. Himanshu is a tech enthusiast. He likes to explore the day to day technology, mainly smartphone and software. He also has a keen interest in Cricket and Football.

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