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Firefox 5.0 for Android arrives with Do Not Track feature

Firefox developers have tweaked page-load performance and now the mobile web browser works smoother over 3G networks using phones running Android 2.0 and newer versions.

Mozilla has released Firefox 5 mobile web browser for Google Android with a Do Not Track privacy feature and improved page load performance on networks. Firefox for Android mobile web browser works like a port of the desktop version. Firefox 5.0 for Android is available from Android Market or you can check it online through this link.

Firefox for Android has matured to version 5.0 and added the Do Not Track privacy feature that prevents websites from tracking the user’s actions online. Firefox for Android developers has tweaked the latest version to work better with the SwiftKey X keyboard.

The previous version of the browser did suffer from some panning issues and sluggish performance over fast 3G networks. The new version promises that both issues have been fixed to give a zippier mobile web browsing experience on Android smartphones. Firefox and add-ons go hand-in-hand and thereby about 20 add-ons for the mobile web browser will be released with this update.

Besides all that, Firefox offers a Sync feature that synchronizes the history, bookmarks, notes and sessions on the desktop version of Firefox with those on the Android version.

Surprisingly the Firefox 5.0 for Android file comes to 14 MB, compared to Firefox 5.0 for Windows platform. Do note that this new update is available for compatible handsets running Android 2.0 update or higher.

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