The Firefox 123 web browser is now available. Along with it, Mozilla releases version 115.8.0, a long-term support branch update. Firefox 124 now enters the beta testing stage, the release of which is scheduled for March 19.
You can now enable tab previews in Firefox, so when you hover over a tab, its preview thumbnail will appear as a tip card. The feature is already available in the Firefox browser's nightly builds.
The famous browser maker has announced a new Mozilla Monitor Plus service. It expands the free Mozilla Monitor service with a paid option that allows you to continuously monitor attempts to sell personal data. It is also able to automatically send requests to remove user information from the sites of brokers trying to sell personal data. The service monitors more than 190 sites that sell personal data, including information such as full names, telephone numbers, residential addresses, information about relatives and children, and criminal records. As initial data for monitoring, you are asked to enter your first and last name, city of residence, date of birth and email.
Mozilla today released a new version 122 of the Firefox browser, that comes with several improvements. A new feature in this update are extended search hints as you type in the URL box. Also, Mozilla has launched the official DEB repository for Linux users, which must be a welcome change for for Debian and Ubuntu users. Besides, there are improvements made to security, privacy and translations.
Firefox 121 stable is now available for download. It includes support for AV1 with hardware acceleration, a recycle bin icon in PDF viewer to quickly remove annotations, and fixes 27 vulnerabilities. In addition, Firefox ESR has reached version 115.6.0, and Firefox 122 enters Beta.
Mozilla has announced that the infrastructure and catalog of add-ons for the Android version of Firefox are now ready. The company claims that the launch marks the first time when a mobile browser offers a full, open add-on ecosystem.
Mozilla has released an experimental MemoryCache add-on offers a conversational machine learning AI bot. It takes into account the content accessed by the user in the web browser. Also, unlike other AI chat tools, MemoryCache enables personalized communication with the user and utilizes crucial user-specific data to generate responses to queries.
Mozilla has launched the Firefox for Android add-on website, prior to the public release of the extension support on smartphones. The public rollout is expected to happen on December 14, 2023. Firefox for Android will allow users to install any extension marked “Compatible with Android” on their mobile devices.
Mozilla released Firefox 120 to the stable branch, along with ESR 115.5.0 and Firefox 121 Beta. The new version of the browser adds a new option to the link context menu, Copy Link Without Site Tracking. For select users, a new feature "Cookie Banner Blocker" will auto-close cookie consent prompts with rejecting the prompt. And more.
Mozilla has announced that Firefox browser extensions will soon be available on Android. The update is scheduled for November 21. Mozilla urges developers to evaluate their extension code in anticipation of the new release.