Mozilla releases Firefox 37 with improved security, new URL bar and more

By Silky Malhotra | Published on 01 Apr 2015

Mozilla Firefox 37 update brings new features, including improved download performance, additional security and tweaks in the URL bar.

Mozilla releases Firefox 37 with improved security, new URL bar and more

Want to modernise your banking loan application?

Build an application that analyses credit risk with #IBMCloud Pak for Data on #RedHat #OpenShift

Click here to know more


Mozilla has released Firefox 37 browser for desktop (Windows, OS X, and Linux) and Android platforms. The new update adds improves security, download performance, bug fixes and more.

Firefox 37 for Android introduces six new locales including Albanian, Burmese, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, Songhai and Uzbek. The update also improves download performance with new download manager back-end. The mobile version also shows page address instead of page title by default and the Android home screen shortcut now opens existing tab instead of a new tab in Firefox 37 for mobile. Mozilla has added a technology called opportunistic encryption, which is meant to encrypt sensitive data for additional security.

In the desktop platform, the Firefox 37 browser sets Yandex as the default search engine for Turkey, while Bing search will now be using HTTPS for secure searching. Mozilla browser's new OneCRL centralised certificate revocation will handle fake and fraud websites. The company has also added a new Heartbeat user rating system for users to provide feedback about Firefox in the new update. Mozilla states, "Heartbeat ties user perception to technical information so we can take your feedback and feed that into future Firefox releases."

Apart from these changes, the Firefox 37 update also brings conventional stability/performance enhancements, bug fixes and multiple developer level changes. Desktop users can download Firefox 37 from, and all existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. The Android version of the browser is being rolled out slowly on Google Play.

Source: Mozilla

Silky Malhotra

Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.

We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry. Protection Status