The Mozilla’s new version of Firefox is already available yesterday on the organization’s FTP servers, but those were just the installers being released. Firefox 18 has now officially been made available over the Firefox.com and all users of the Firefox older versions should be able to upgrade to its automatically. For those using the MacBook Pro with Retina display, Firefox can now be added onto the slowly growing list of apps which fully support the crisp resolution panel. The smaller, 13-inch model boasts an incredible 2560 x 1600 resolution, and now, those looking forward to rejoice a crisp browsing experience needn’t cling to the mediocrity Safari. The Android version has also been updated over on the official Google Play Store.
Firefox 18 in terms of getting hold, you guys must know the drill by now. Aside from updating via the Firefox browser itself or you can even navigate to the Firefox.com, which will take you to the appropriate page on Mozilla’s webpage. It makes zero difference which way you feel inclined to update, but some suggest to have the installation file downloaded in a familar folder, and installed on their watch.
Firefox for Android meanwhile now includes search suggestions as you type: when you start typing into the Awesome Bar, Firefox will ask you if you’d like to opt-in to search suggestions. It also now has new phishing and malware features; it now warns you when you navigate to a site that may be used for malware or phishing. Here’s the full Android changelog.
Notably, the built-in PDF viewer is not included in this release, although it was in the Firefox 18 beta. Mozilla officially launched Firefox 17 on November 21. Firefox 18 has thus been released just seven weeks later. As you head over to the official download page, it will automatically detect your installed operating system, and prepare the file specific to your particular OS.