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Firefox arrives on Amazon Fire TV

Firefox is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The app is available for all users having a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. Once installed, you can use Firefox on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick to do anything that you would normally do with Firefox on your computer or smartphone. Fire TV devices are home to over 500,000 movies and TV shows, thousands of app channels and Alexa skills.

Firefox Focus v4 brings autocomplete, custom search engines

Mozilla just released a large update to Firefox Focus v4 on Android that brings support for autocomplete of URL and usage of custom search engines. Firefox Focus is Mozilla’s vision of offering a lean mobile browser that enables users to browse the web without leaving trace of any activity. It also disables privacy oriented features like blocking ad trackers, content trackers, analytics trackers and social trackers. Firefox Focus was initially available on iOS and Mozilla launched an Android counterpart in June of 2017.

Firefox Send allows sharing of large files with encryption

Firefox’s latest web product, called Firefox Send, allows users to share files with other online recipients. Before this comes off as yet another file sharing tool that will never be used, Firefox Send is different by being private and ensuring secure file transfer with encryption. The files you upload and send to others using Firefox Send will be encrypted at the sender’s end and will not be available for access by Firefox or Mozilla.

Firefox Focus comes to Android, Offers a complete private browsing experience

Firefox Focus has been available on iOS for long, but it’s today when Firefox is bringing the privacy-oriented, minimal mobile web browser to Android. Starting today, users can download Firefox Focus on Google Play Store for a complete, private browsing experience. [caption id=“attachment_2280” align=“aligncenter” width=“1200”]Image: Firefox[/caption] Firefox Focus works by the concept of blocking ad trackers, analytic trackers, social trackers and content trackers. Firefox Focus is available for free and is purely orinted at offering a tracker-less, private web browsing experience for safety conscious users.

FB Unseen enables your privacy on Facebook chat by letting you take control

FB Unseen is the hottest web browser plugin in town that enables your privacy on Facebook chat by letting you take control. The plugin was recently published on ProductHunt and has been racking up over 150 upvotes in less than 2 days. FB Unseen is a suite of a range of privacy features that works on Facebook chat on Facebook website and on the Facebook Messenger website. Currently available as a web browser plugin, this works with Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.

Firefox Buys Pocket 6 Months After Instapaper's Purchase by Pinterest

In a half surprising event, Pocket has been acquired by Firefox. Back in mid-2015, Pocket became the default read-it-later application for Firefox. 2 years after the integration, Firefox now acquires Pocket for an undisclosed amount. Going forward, Pocket will make use of the largest of available resources from Firefox, while continuing to operate as an independent subsidiary of the Mozilla corporation, said the company’s CEO, Nate, in a blog post.