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Firefox Mobile Landing Very Soon

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The first mobile phone version of the popular web browser Firefox is "days away" from launch, the head of the project has told the BBC.The browser, codenamed Fennec, will initially be available for Nokia's N900 phone, followed by other handsets.It is currently going through final testing and could be released before the end of the year, said Jay Sullivan at Mozilla, the group behind Firefox.The open-source browser willa be able to synchronise with the desktop version. Software will mean that any web pages open in a user's desktop browser will automatically open in the mobile version."At the end of the working day you can walk away from your computer and keep on going on your phone," Mr Sullivan told the BBC."It encrypts all of the information and sends it back through the cloud between your desktop and mobile."He said that providing there were no "show stoppers", the software could be available to download "within the year".Desktop successThe browser will be available to download from the Mozilla website and then offered in Nokia's Ovi store, so that N900 owners can download the software.The organisation is also developing versions for Microsoft's Windows mobile and Google's Android operating system. However, he said that it would be some time before iPhone users would be able to use the browser."Apple is very restrictive." he said. "As it's a pretty closed platform we don't see that happening soon."Apple only allows browsers based on its Webkit engine, which is used to power its Safari browser, to be loaded on to the iPhone. Firefox uses alternative technology.
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they shud just 'leak' a jailbreak version, f*ck apple n there rules

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I wonder if this version of FireFox will be a memory test tool like the PC version?!

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If they only allow Webkit then Apple should get Google on the case to port Chrome.

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be sick stupid on da iphone
Dont even need another browser on the iphoneSafari >
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be sick stupid on da iphone
Dont even need another browser on the iphoneSafari >
nah we need flash......
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i like the way theres gonna be addons aswellshould be sick

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