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Technology Firefox makes it easier to send links between VR and desktop

16:42  12 december  2019
16:42  12 december  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Firefox is making it a little easier to bounce between VR and real life. In a new update for Reality, Firefox has introduced the ability to send videos and tabs straight to your VR headset from your phone or desktop, and vice versa -- you'll be able to send tabs straight to your phone or desktop to access as soon as you take your headset off.

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It's a small tweak but one that does away with the clumsy process of retracing your steps with laser pointers and wonky URLs -- something that Firefox is clearly mindful of, as it's also introduced the ability to copy and paste text links. Just press and hold to get a menu of choices. Also as part of the update, which rolls out today, are six new languages and custom keyboards for Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch and Polish.

Firefox challenges Chrome with full browser voice controls – here's how to try them .
Search the web, manage tabs, and control sound and video on websites with natural spoken commands.You can use your voice to search the web using your chosen search provider, but that's not all; Firefox Voice also allows you to manage tabs in your browser, and control media that's playing on websites (ideal for streaming services and YouTube).

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