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Safe, sound and excited

With all the excitement that’s been happening around Firefox lately, we haven’t forgotten about the important things you need day to day, like keeping you safe online.

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Safe, sound and excited

With all the excitement that’s been happening around Firefox lately, we haven’t forgotten about the important things you need day to day, like keeping you safe online.

Here’s what you’ll find this month:

Keep reading for the complete stories and more!

Winston, Carmen & Jessilyn
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Expert advice on staying safe

Maintaining your safety online is one of our highest priorities. We asked Michael Coates, the Director of Security Assurance for Firefox (and all of Mozilla), a few questions about keeping you safe on your favorite browser.

He gave us his take on the most common challenge Firefox users face and what he and his team have done to meet that challenge. Michael also shares his favorite Firefox security feature with us. Hint: it’s pretty cool.

Read the full interview and get even more tips.

Stay safe
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The latest on Firefox OS

As you probably know by now, we recently introduced the first-ever Firefox OS phones in Colombia, Poland, Spain and Venezuela. Woo-hoo!

As Firefox OS continues to roll out around the globe, people are experiencing just how amazing a smartphone can be when it runs on the Web. We’ll be sure to let you know when they’re available near you.

In the meantime, get glimpse of what a Firefox OS smartphone can do.

Firefox OS
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Mobile browsing just got better

The newest version of Firefox for Android is here! And with it come some changes that offer you a better Web experience on your smartphone: full-screen browsing, auto complete for URLs — currently the only mobile browser that can do this — and a new Switch to Tab feature that lets you easily find and switch to any open tab.

Read more about these new features and be sure to see them in action by using Firefox for Android.

Firefox for Android
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Will your favorite flick win?

For the first time ever, you can cast your vote for the Firefox Flicks People’s Choice Award. Firefox Flicks is our global video competition that features work from new, and experienced, filmmakers from all over the world. This year, they’re inspiring us with stories about the power of the Web on mobile devices.

Sit back, fire up some popcorn, check out the flicks and vote for your favorite by August 31st.

Winners will be announced in September. Stay tuned!

Firefox Flicks
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Featured desktop add-ons

Stylish

Stylish
Apply themes and skins to your favorite sites for a custom experience.
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SmoothWheel

SmoothWheel
The smoothest way to scroll through Web pages using your mouse wheel.
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Reader

Reader
The ultimate distraction-free reading tool for Firefox.
Add to Firefox »

Latest fashions for your browser

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Today’s Tips

Desktop

Make Firefox your default browser.
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Android

Use gestures to navigate Firefox for Android.
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