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Firefox iOS vs. Firefox Focus iOS?

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Post Posted January 27th, 2017, 9:39 am

I have Firefox installed on the iPhone.

I received an email this morning hyping Firefox Focus. Is this a new/different browser, a name change or ?

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Post Posted January 27th, 2017, 2:45 pm

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2016/11/17/introducing-firefox-focus-a-free-fast-and-easy-to-use-private-browser-for-ios/

The Firefox browser for iOS is basically a shell due to Apple restrictions as it does not use the same Gecko and JavaScript engines as desktop and Android Firefox uses.

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Post Posted January 27th, 2017, 3:20 pm

I got the email too, and I only have Windows and Android installations. It must have gone out indiscriminately.
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Post Posted February 12th, 2017, 5:54 am

I've just on ghacks.net that Firefox Focus while being hyped as a means of blocking analytics and trackers on iOS is collecting data itself and sending it to a third party company called Adjust: http://www.ghacks.net/2017/02/12/firefo ... y-scandal/

I hope that Mozilla won't try doing the same thing with the browser we all know and love.

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Post Posted February 12th, 2017, 7:53 pm

Reflective wrote:I've just on ghacks.net that Firefox Focus while being hyped as a means of blocking analytics and trackers on iOS is collecting data itself and sending it to a third party company called Adjust: http://www.ghacks.net/2017/02/12/firefo ... y-scandal/

I hope that Mozilla won't try doing the same thing with the browser we all know and love.


Existing thread: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=3027355
Doug Wilson, "The Makai Guy"
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What a fool believes he sees, no wise man has the power to reason away - Doobie Brothers

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