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Mozilla launches Firefox Focus browser

Mozilla Firefox Focus browser for iOS
Mozilla Firefox Focus
This new mobile web browser only targets iOS users for the time being and focuses on speed, privacy, and ease of use. This is a free, basic browser that Mozilla claims of being able to load pages faster than its competitors.
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Although some may say otherwise, mobile browsers should be fast, very easy to operate, but they should also respect the privacy of their users. Visual themes and add-ons might be cool to have on a laptop or a desktop PC, but not on a handset. Firefox Focus is a new mobile browser that focuses on keeping everything as simple and as secure as possible.

According to Mozilla, "Firefox Focus is set by default to block many of the trackers that follow you around the Web." This app simply works as intended out of the box - the user does not need to change cookie or privacy settings while sessions can be erased instantly with a single tap, without the need to use any menus.

Firefox Focus is not a whole new product since it started one year ago as an ad-blocking utility for the Safari browser running on Apple's iPhone handsets. The new Firefox Focus also features the ad-blocker for Safari but can replace Safari completely as well.

For now, only the iOS version is available. Those interested can get it for free via the Apple App Store. Unfortunately, Mozilla did not say anything about a possible Android version yet.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2016-11-18 (Update: 2016-11-18)