New Android Firefox simplifies mobile browser sharing

The quickshare feature in Firefox 24 for Android.

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From features to speed, mobile browsing isn’t quite what its desktop sibling is, but if Tuesday’s Firefox 24 update is any indication, the gap between them is quickly shrinking.

The new stable version of Firefox 24 for Android focuses on tying the mobile browser to several quick sharing tools.

Among the list of options in the Android menu button while using Firefox is now a “quickshare” button, based on your most commonly-used sharing tools. It lets you share with one tap, and automatically picks up on your prefered sharing tools.

“Bump sharing” will also work in Firefox on Android phones and tablets that have near-field communication enabled. You’ll be able to send an open tab from one Android device with Firefox running to another by touching the backs of the devices to each other.

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