Google Chrome extensions will soon be 'largely compatible' with Firefox thanks to a new extensions API, Mozilla has announced. But there are also drawbacks.
Firefox's switch to Yahoo as its default search provider has given Google's old rival a small bump in usage — but Google isn't taking that loss lying down.
Having spent a few weeks ironing out the kinks, Mozilla today brings 'Tab Mirroring' via Chromecast to all users of Firefox for Android.
Having recently fitted Firefox for Android out with some nifty video casting features, Mozilla has turned to bringing tab mirroring casting to its browser.
Mozilla say Firefox Chromecast support will allow users to send supported videos straight from their mobile device to a Cast-enabled TV.
Google's Chromecast is now more than a year old, but the pace of development and support shows no signs of abating.
The latest nightly builds of Firefox for Android features native support for Google Chromecast, allowing select content to be 'cast' to a big screen TV.
A photo of Mozilla's Firefox OS Google Chromecast rival has been leaked this week, while an early hands-on reveals support for Cast Ready apps like YouTube.
Mozilla is working on baking Chromecast support into the mobile version of their Firefox web-browser.