Mozilla Wiki reveals Firefox 79 ships tomorrow, July 28th for Windows, Linux and Mac
IF you are a Mozilla Firefox user, you are in for good news. The latest release, Firefox 79 introduces version 2 of Enhanced Tracking Protection, or ETP, which “now automatically protects people from unwanted first-party cookies.” Mozilla also introduced a master password option that basically protects all the passwords that are saved in the browser in Firefox 76.
The company released the first beta build of Firefox 79 on June 30, 2020, however, there are no announcements of the major changes and addons in the Firefox 79. Moreover, Mozilla warns that older macOS versions are no longer supported by Firefox, so version 79 won’t be shipped to these releases.
“macOS versions 10.9, 10.10 and 10.11 are no longer supported by Firefox. Users of these macOS versions are recommended to switch to Firefox ESR 78.x in order to continue receiving security updates,” Mozilla
“Firefox 79 ships tomorrow, July 28th. The new release includes version 2 of Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) which now automatically protects people from unwanted first-party cookies.” as reported on official Mozilla Wiki. “Today, Firefox 80 moves into our Beta channel. Firefox 80 will hit our stable release in one month on August 25th.”
With the brand new Firefox release, you get the following updates:
- New Tabs Tray
- Perform voice searches from the address bar.
- Icon now shows up in the address bar when Reader mode is available.
- More add-on support
- Enhanced Tracking Protection is set to Strict by default.
- You can now sort your logins by name or last-used date.
So let’s wait for the official release of the Firefox 79 happening tomorrow. Meanwhile, if you cannot wait to update your Firefox 78 to 79, then you can download it from Softpedia. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by subscribing to our newsletter from here.