Firefox provides you push notifications from web sites

Firefox gives you push notifications from websites

In case you’ve needed web sites to push notifications each time there is a massive replace, you’ve got sometimes had to make use of a browser like Chrome or Safari. As of in the present day, although, there is a third choice: Mozilla has launched Firefox forty four, which brings push notifications to all desktop customers. Grant a website permission and you will get a heads-up each time there’s an essential story or alert, whether or not or not a given website is open. It is arguably an overdue function, nevertheless it’s exhausting to knock having extra selection.

This replace is not only a one-trick pony. On the desktop, it’s going to allow you to play H.264 video (Mozilla’s as soon as-hated nemesis) in case your system has a local decoder. It additionally ditches older, much less safe net certificates. And don’t be concerned, Android is getting some updates too — you’ll be able to lastly select a house web page to show on startup, get search historical past options and use Android’s native providers for cloud printing. Whichever platform you employ, you possibly can seize the Firefox replace at this time.

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