Firefox for iOS has at last arrived for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users.
While you may be happy with the current crop of available iOS browsers – Safari, Chrome, Dolphin, and Opera Mini to name just a few – some of you may be interested in trying out this new offering. Particularly desktop users of Firefox who will now be able to sync their history, bookmarks, and passwords from their PCs, allowing for a more seamless browsing experience across all devices.
Features include an intelligent search function that suggests results which you can then follow up via a variety of search engines in just a single tap.
If you’re a mobile browser that likes to work with multiple tabs, Firefox’s visual tabs offer an intuitive view of all your open tabs, making it easier to jump between them and get things done.
Mozilla’s new offering also incorporates private browsing ensuring the software doesn’t remember any of your browsing history or cookies.
Information on the Firefox for iPhone release can be found in the mozilla blog entry here.
Firefox Home provides access to your Firefox desktop history, bookmarks and open tabs on your iPhone. Get up and go and have exactly what you are looking for on the Web on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Firefox Home uses your browser data, securely synced from Firefox on your desktop to the cloud, to let you search and browse quickly and efficiently. You can view the sites you want directly in Firefox Home, open them in Mobile Safari or share them with friends via email. Your Firefox data is private and only you have access to it.