Mar 22, 2009

Fennec (Beta 1) Internet Mobile Browser

fennec_logoIntroducing Mozilla’s Fennec – for people who are always on the go and uses their mobile phone to surf the internet. Fennec (alpha 1) is an early developer release of the mobile version of Firefox and is meant for testing purposes only and to get feedback from Web developers.

Currently, this beta version is only available for the OS2008 (“Maemo”) software platforms that runs on the Nokia N810 Internet Tablets. However, you can still experiment with Fennec and provide useful feedback and comments by installing a version of Fennec on your desktop PC. To download the Beta version for Windows pc, go to Mozilla Fennec.

Here’s a quick run-thru inside Fennec Beta 1:
Easy navigation to Web content:

  • Bookmarks, including tags
  • Smart URL bar
  • Tabbed browsing with thumbnail images
  • Integrated Web search – built into the URL bar
  • Easy access to multiple search engines

Web content:

  • Maximize content by auto-hiding controls and URL bar
  • Zoom in and out


  • Instant Web site ID
  • Password manager
  • Popup blocker
  • Clear private data

Devices services integration:

  • Click on a phone number to initiate a call
  • JavaScript API to get device location
  • Popup blocker
  • Clear private data

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