Mobile Newsletter – Week of November 11th 2011

Welcome Firefox Mobile testers!

Our goal is to provide you with mobile news and guidance towards how and where you as a tester can help out!

This Week’s Headlines!

What’s New in Fennec Native UI?

  • Doorhangers:
  • There will be some incoming ui changes; Doorhangers are notification messages such as popup notifications, or geolocation
  • Telemetry:
  • System menu -> Preferences -> Send performance data [checked]
  • Tabs-list :
  • Tabs are now created and listed by the drop down icon in the upper right hand corner
  • Full screen video :
  • long tap on a webm video and select full screen
  • Bookmarking

What’s coming soon to Fennec on Android?

  • Enhanced pannning and zooming experience (gestures included)
  • Add-on support
  • Context Menus
  • Text Selection
  • And more!

How to download the latest Fennec Native UI build:

Testing Areas, Tips and Tricks:

  • Use various languages for typing in text fields
  • Doorhangers use notifications: try going to web sites that have popups
  • go to your favorite html5 site and watch videos in full screen!
  • Explore away with testing these features https://wiki.mozilla.org/Fennec/NativeUI/NightlyFeatures

We want to hear from you!

Til next time,
The Mobile QA Team

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About shizen008

Breaking things and getting in trouble for it since '74. Disclaimer: I am not responsible if I make your head explode reading this blog! The writings here are my own expression and not of any companies. I currently work on being a QA for B2G aka Firefox OS
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