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Is it possible to run Firefox on my Ipad?

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Don't know operating system destinations etc but love Firefox and would like to use the browser on my ipad!

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 6_1_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10B329 Safari/8536.25

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philipp
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hello, due to apple's restrictive policies it is not possible to implement & offer independent third-party browsers for idevices.
mozilla is prohibited to bring the rendering & javascript engine of firefox onto iOS, since apple is only allowing the use of its own webkit in the terms & conditions for developers - as long as this is the case, firefox and its addon ecosystem cannot be ported to iOS devices.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2416461,00.asp