Firefox pre-alpha build now available for Android 2.0 and over

Gerald Lynch Android apps, Internet, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Mozilla's Firefox browser, under the codename "Fennec", has hit Android 2.0 phones and above in a "pre-alpha" build. The company has stressed that the browser is currently only suitable for testing purposes, but that it should work on the Milestone/Droid…

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Fennec, aka Firefox Mobile, hits phones next week

Duncan Geere Mobile phones, Software Leave a Comment


There’s a lot of people out there, particularly users of Windows Mobile devices, waiting patiently for Firefox Mobile. As Microsoft continues to alienate its users by refusing to allow them to upgrade mobile IE without buying a new phone, a free, open source alternative’s going to look very attractive.

Well, if you’re in that camp, then you don’t have too long to wait. Internal Mozilla documentation suggests that Fennec should see an outing next week, initially on the HTC Touch Pro. There’s touchscreen and non-touchscreen versions, and it’s expected to appear on other Windows Mobile devices over the forthcoming months. I’m looking forward to an S60 version.

Fennec (via ShinyShiny)

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Mozilla: Firefox Mobile Alpha arriving "in a couple of weeks"

Duncan Geere Mobile phones, Software Leave a Comment


Everyone’s favourite moddable browser, Firefox, will be available in a mobile version – “Fennec” – within a couple of weeks, says Mozilla CEO John Tilly. Unfortunately, however, “available” actually means “available if you own a Nokia N810 Internet Tablet”. Do you? Neither do I…

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