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

We want to hear from you!

Til next time,
The Mobile QA Team


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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