Firefox for Android ups its game in version 26

The latest version brings streamlined access to Top Sites, History, Bookmarks, and Reading Lists, as well as search engine choices.

On Tuesday, Mozilla launched an update to its flagship browser, Firefox, bringing some new graduates from the Beta channel. The latest addition to Firefox for Android adds the Home screen, which improves access to frequently visited sites through a swipeable menu. You can now swipe between Bookmark, History, and Reading List screens when you open a new tab -- as you already can with Opera and Chrome.

Tapping the upper-left corner now cues a slide-out menu that holds your opened tabs, similar to Windows 8's functionality. The final noteworthy bit that users will notice is the curve-in to the main URL field: Australis, Mozilla's long-awaited unified design for mobile and desktop, looks like it's making its first step toward stable release.

Finally, Firefox added Bing and Yahoo as search engine options under the browser settings. You can download Firefox for Android here.

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