Mozilla has announced the availability of the final version of Firefox 21. The new version offers expanded options for tuning the private mode ‘Do not track’ and improved performance, but also social platform providers.
The browser has focused much with this update on the new social options and information which allows through its API. Now Firefox 21 for desktop includes three new social platform providers: Cliqz, Mixi and msnNow.
MIXI ONLY JAPAN
Sidebar Mixi keeps you in touch with friends of social network Mixi in Japan. Give an activity stream in real time for all the comments and photos that are shared on the network staff directly in the browser.
Firefox Mixi is only available for users in Japan.
msnNow is a service for sharing information in real time offering news “shared and commented over the web,” said Mozilla. MSN most interesting tracks trends in real time from sources such as Facebook, Twitter, Bing and BreakingNews.com.
In this way, can keep track of news on the web directly from the Firefox sidebar. From the drop-down menu in the sidebar you can customize the flow of the activity to be aware of specific content being trend.
To activate it, just have to go to msnNow page and click “Turn it On”.
Chalice, MORE NEWS IN REAL TIME
Meanwhile, real-time Cliqz sends a stream of articles, news and videos that interest you directly to Firefox. In the top left of the sidebar, you can customize the news stream by selecting categories, keywords, web pages, and specific people you want to follow.
With this integration you can share links via social networks or email; preview a comment on Twitter, and save articles for later without having to leave Firefox.
Firefox 21 is available for Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003, 7 and 8. The users of this operating system must have at least a computer with a Pentium 4, 512MB of RAM and 200MB of hard disk space.
For Mac users, the new version will be available for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7. As minimum requirements, the computer must have an Intel X86 processor, 512MB of RAM and 200MB hard disk.
Finally, Firefox 21 will not work on computers that have Linux, unless you have the following packages installed: GTK + 2.18, 2.22 GLib, Pango 1.14, X.Org 1.0, libstdc + + 4.3.
21 FIREFOX FOR ANDROID
Firefox For Android 21 for the main innovation is the incorporation of the fonts Charis and Open Sans, for ease of reading on screen.
The version for Google’s mobile operating system also includes improved support for HTML5, reaching a score of 421 and 14 extra points for 500 in the HTML5test.com.