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Firefox 20 Drops In New Private, Download Features

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Published on 02 April 2013 09:08 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
31 Comments

Mozilla has announced Firefox 20 with several prominent new features to the open-source web-browser.

As shared on the Mozilla blog, prominent features of Firefox 20 include:

- Support for starting private browsing in a new tab of an already existing web-browser session. Firefox for Android also now supports private browsing on a per-tab basis.

- A new download manager has been introduced in Firefox 20 that is located within the Firefox toolbar rather than a separate window.

- Firefox for Android now supports slower ARMv7 processors.

- Various developer improvements.

For a video preview of some of the new features, courtesy of Mozilla:


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