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Mozilla releases Firefox Mobile 1.0

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 02 Feb 2010 13:39 User comments (5)

Mozilla releases Firefox Mobile 1.0 This weekend, Mozilla released the long-anticipated mobile browser, Firefox Mobile 1.0, for the Nokia Maemo.
Hoping to take market share from more established players like Opera, the Firefox browser will include customizable browser extensions as well as Weave Sync, the bookmark and history-syncing extension.

Nokia's open source Maemo OS is only available on the N900 and N810, and the first release will also not include Flash support, which Mozilla fired at Adobe about, citing poor standard of quality. For those hoping to use YouTube without a stand-alone app, you can download the YouTube Enabler add-on.

Windows Mobile is next on the timetable, with Android coming third. Hopefully by then it will be a fully workable browser.

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5 user comments

12.2.2010 14:29

This is kinda late here...

22.2.2010 15:48

Actually, this might be a good thing for Mozilla, as they can adapt to what the other browsers lack. Plug-ins to me is the advantage that Mozilla has over the competition, as long it doesn't eat up your memory. I have Skyfire and the latest beta of Opera Mobile 10. It just depends on your tastes and what YOU like in a mobile browser. - BLUEBOY

32.2.2010 22:34

Originally posted by blueboy09:
Actually, this might be a good thing for Mozilla, as they can adapt to what the other browsers lack. Plug-ins to me is the advantage that Mozilla has over the competition, as long it doesn't eat up your memory. I have Skyfire and the latest beta of Opera Mobile 10. It just depends on your tastes and what YOU like in a mobile browser. - BLUEBOY
Skyfire was awful. Used to crash my Blackjack all the time. Opera is VERY solid however. Would be nice to have something other than Safari on the iPhone, though I'm not sure the experience would be much different.

43.2.2010 4:09

It could finally enable Flash for the iPod Touch/iPhone...

53.2.2010 11:25

Originally posted by ps3lvanub:
It could finally enable Flash for the iPod Touch/iPhone...
Apple will never allow a rival browser, they've already said so.

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