Firefox for Android has an alarming security issue. Developer Sebastian Guerrero Selma has successfully used Firefox to pull data from the storage of an Android device, as well as access the content of privately stored data within the browser.
The latest Firefox for Android update has arrived in the Play Store today. The focus of this update appears to be sharing, however there are also a couple of other items included. As for the sharing improvements, those deal with Quick Share and NFC. Beginning first with the Quick Share feature and users will likely notice this one (thanks to the colorful app icon) in the Firefox Share menu.
Maxthon, creators of the cross-platform web browser for Android, iOS, and the PC, has just announced a partnership with RollTech, the value-added services arm of chip maker MediaTek. Their goal: to get Maxthon's web browser preloaded into the next 100 million or more Android smartphones.
Mozilla has just made available an update to the Android version of Firefox, bringing in features to improve users' mobile browsing experience. Taking center stage in this update is an improved Awesome Screen that makes it faster and easier to get to your favorite sites.
Rockmelt has officially launched for Android and while this had previously been available for iOS users, it was made clear that this release is "not merely a port." In fact, the Rockmelt Blog tells the story about how the whole company moved over to Android so they "could all live the experience." That being said, while this is not an iOS port, the Rockmelt app does have a familiar feature set.
Version 10 of the Dolphin Browser has arrived in the Google Play Store and it brings quite a few new features. There is an updated user interface, some improvements to search and something called the Dolphin key. Of course, those are just a few from a list that also comes along with news of the browser having reached a new installation milestone. The Dolphin Browser folks have said the browser has now been installed 80 million times.
The GO Launcher Dev Team recently updated the Next Browser and while we hadn't been spending lots of time with this browser in the past, this latest update arrived as one that was hard to ignore. The Next Browser has been updated to v1.0 and plenty of new features have been added. Not to mention, having recently spent some time browsing the Play Store comments and well, we had to install the app and spend some time playing around.
Google has been keeping busy with updates to their Chrome Browser for Android, on both the BETA and regular version, and today we're getting another to add to the list. After all the recent BETA features were pushed to the regular Chrome Browser yesterday, today the BETA version was updated with a slew of new features they'll be testing over the next few weeks.
Today the Google Chrome for Android team pushed out a quick update that should make plenty of users happy. The update however, is essentially the same thing we saw a few weeks ago on the BETA version, which makes sense, and brings some much needed and requested features to the popular Android browser. The full changelog and download links are available below.
Opera launched the WebKit based browser for Android earlier in the year and at the time, the app was sporting a beta tag. Well, flash forward till today and another Opera browser update has arrived for Android users and this time around the browser has ditched the beta tag. Basically, while this release and these features are now ready for prime time, this update should look and feel familiar for those who had been using the beta.