Mobile Newsletter – Week of November 25th 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!

  • Reintroduced ‘Quit’ located in the menu
  • Nightly builds now support Flash (on Android 2.3 and Android 2.2)
    • Note: you will need to download and have installed the latest version of the Flash Player from the Android Market
  • Features to look at now: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Fennec/NativeUI/NightlyFeatures

What’s New in Fennec Native UI this week?

  • Draft of addons manager
  • Panning and Zooming Improvement Updates
  • Reintroduced ‘Quit’ located in the menu
  • Draft of scrollbar indicators

In Other News:

What’s coming soon to Fennec on Android?

  • Further enhancements to panning and zooming experience (gestures included)
  • Double tap Zoom
  • Improved Add-ons Manager
  • On-going performance improvements
  • Improved home screen
  • And more!

How to download the latest Fennec Native UI build:

  • Enable ‘Unknown sources’ in Settings | Application Settings on your Android device
  • Go to: http://nightly.mozilla.org
  • Click and download the Android installer under the mobile section

Testing Areas, Tips and Tricks:

We want to hear from you!

If you discover a bug, please file it in Bugzilla (http://bugzilla.mozilla.org) under the product: “Fennec Native”, or just follow this link: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Fennec%20Native. If you need assistance, feel free to message this mailing list: https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/dev-platforms-mobile

Any feedback on the newsletter can go to: Naoki at nhirata@mozilla.com

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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