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Mozilla May be Working on New Browser for Android

Founded in 1998 by members of Netscape, the open-source software community presently has three different Android browsers

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Mozilla contributors started contributing more actively in the project since June, according to GitHub's version history overview.
Mozilla contributors started contributing more actively in the project since June, according to GitHub's version history overview. (IANS)
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Mozilla, the maker of Open Source browser Firefox, is reportedly working on a new Internet browser “Fenix” for the Android operating system (OS).

The new app is expected to target a younger, tech-savvy audience, Android Headlines reported on Sunday.

Mozilla contributors started contributing more actively in the project since June, according to GitHub’s version history overview.

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There has been no comment from the “Fenix” developers about their plans of commercialising the browser in the immediate future, the report added.

The reasons for developing another browser for Android remains equally unclear from the developers’ end, especially when Firefox remains one of the most popular internet portals with over a 100 million installs to date, according to its official Google Play Store listing.

Founded in 1998 by members of Netscape, the open-source software community presently has three different Android browsers — the flagship Firefox Browser, privacy-focused “Firefox Focus” and “Firefox Nightly”. (IANS)

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iOS 9 Users Won’t Be Able to Access Twitter From Their Systems Anymore

It's not unprecedented for social apps to make this choice -- LinkedIn and Snapchat also only support iOS 10 or higher.

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Micro-blogging site Twitter is ending support for all iPhone and iPad users who are running iOS 9 or older versions of the operating system.

According to a message in the app’s update text in its latest App Store released this week, only those users running iOS 10 or higher will continue to have a supported mobile client. The company’s message notes that this decision will allow it to streamline its app development for all clients, TechCrunch reported late on Thursday.

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Only those users running iOS 10 or higher will continue to have a supported mobile client.

Twitter has until now supported devices like the iPhone 4, 5, 6 and their variants.

The company is now officially dropping them from their supported device line-up, meaning the device users will no longer receive feature updates or bug fixes for the Twitter app.

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“It’s not unprecedented for social apps to make this choice — LinkedIn and Snapchat also only support iOS 10 or higher. Facebook, meanwhile, caters to anyone on iOS 9 or above,” the report added. (IANS)

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