Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Firefox 1.1 beta for the Nokia N900


The world's best Web browser has gone mobile. Firefox 1.1 beta is built on the same browser engine as Firefox 3.6 for desktop computers with extensive under the hood work to optimize for mobile. For the 1.1 release comes after listening to users feedback to help improve the browsing experience. As a result, polishing the user interface and improving UI responsiveness and performance is at the heart of this beta release. Secure, powerful and customizable, Firefox 1.1 beta for the Nokia N900 is packed with your favorite features and great improvements. Highlights include:

  • Use volume rocker to zoom in and out on the Nokia N900
  • Download, First Run and Start page redesign to help you find and use your favorite Firefox features
  • Add-ons now auto update and view full add-on gallery from the Add-ons Manager
  • Portrait mode support on the Nokia N900
  • Form assistant improvements, including auto-complete
  • Context Menu with Open in New Tab and Save Image
  • Manage site preferences (clearing passwords and others)
  • Site Menu improvements and additions including Save to PDF, Forget Password and Add Search Engine
  • Web content theme update

Firefox is available on mobile devices for the Maemo platform. Firefox for Maemo is available in over 30 languages based on the contributions from Mozilla community members around the world.

Supported Devices

Below is a list of tested devices compatible with Firefox.

  • Nokia N900
  • Nokia N810

Developers can install the mobile version of Firefox to their PCs in order to test, provide feedback and build add-ons. The desktop versions are intended for development purposes only.


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