🆕 Phishing and Malware Protection: If any malware sites manage to get through Hermit’s Ad & Malware Blocker (which is already very restrictive), then they will be automatically flagged by Google’s Malware Blocker (the same as what is used in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari). Read more about Privacy-Focused Blocking.
🆕 Incognito Keyboard: Any URLs or queries you type will be marked as private by your keyboard. Form data won’t be saved either.
🆕 Halo! Ciao! Now in Indonesian and Italian too.
🆕 Cleaner Reader View: Large images at the top, cleaner text formatting makes it easier to read.
🆕 BETA label: Easier to identify BETA builds & leave Beta if you see crashes or other instability.
🆕 Alphabetical Sorting for Lite Apps.
⚡ More aggressive caching for Web pages. Let us know how fast it feels!
⚡ Release resources more aggressively when leaving a Lite App.
⚡ Many internal changes in how Lite Apps are imported and exported (JSONObject → Gson).
🐞 Fixed: Many crashes caused by Google Play Services by upgrading the library to a new version.
🐞 Fixed: Drag-to-reorder bug in the list of Lite Apps and Bookmarks.
🐞 Fixed: Keep screen on when playing full-screen videos.
🐞 Fixed: Opening the keyboard in Full Screen mode no longer obscures content on the page.