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  1. Archon810

    Archon810 Well-Known Member
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    Spent my morning researching and pulling the latest facts about Mobile Firefox. Turns out, it IS coming to Android (thanks to the release of Android NDK) but only after the WinMo and Maemo versions.

    It will support tabs, sync, HTML5, CSS, JS, SVG, Flash, geolocation, and a bunch of other really neat stuff.

    Here's the post: Meet Firefox For Mobile [Video + Feature Highlights + More Info]
     

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  2. G8D

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    Sounds/looks great.
     
  3. Azralag

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    I read on this a couple of days ago, sounds good. I wonder if it will be better than the Opera Browser being released for Android.
     
  4. n9zez

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    yes please!
     
  5. ArXane

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    Will the same extensions that I use now for FF be able to be used on this?

    edit: never mind... I read the article..... Looks like they are trying to make them work.
     
  6. ari-free

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    remember: extensions turn any old app into a living breathing killer app
     
  7. Carl C

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    Browser with No adds! :D
     
  8. barry99705

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    Hopefully it won't be as laggy as the latest versions of firefox on the desktop.
     
  9. detroid

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  10. gmermel

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    I Can not find a smoothe way to get my DT bookmarks into my Droid.

    Browser syncs to igoogle, but my safari subfolders appear as primary folders. Gives me a list of BM's a mile long.

    Opera syncs to my Opera account, but MY bookmarks are 3 clicks deep. Same with Dolphin.

    Bookmark Importer states it should do the job, but my Droid won't load my exported BM files for the app to see/import.

    Do you think my FF desktop bookmarks will sync to mobile FF?

    Or tell me: How do I get my DT BM's (that reads kinda gross....) into my droid in a funcitonal format?
     
  11. detroid

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    I wonder if FF Mobile will have multi-touch.
     
  12. snorge

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    I think the Dolphin browser is the best so far. Seems a lot faster than the default one on my Eris.
     
  13. detroid

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    ff will no doubt blow dolphin away
     
  14. AndroidSPCS

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  15. WaLkeR

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    I'm really happy with dolphin browser at the moment but Firefox will be a welcome upgrade for me.
     
  16. johnlgalt

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    Using Fx as my default browser since before 1.0. But, I have used many schemes for bookmark synchronization. Manual sync, paid apps that synced between browsers on the same computer, manually uploading my bookmarks file t omy FTP server, etc.

    The best, I have found, is Weave. IMO it is the most robust, and it works - and it works well.

    If they make Fennec (if that is what they are still calling it) work with extensions on the DROID, my problem is over....mostly.

    I only have several thousand bookmarks.....

    It better!
     
  17. ari-free

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    I have to have my firefox. Other browsers just browse the web but firefox is an internet workhouse.
     
  18. Archon810

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  19. detroid

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    Awesome. I hope he updates the blog often. It'll be cool to see it unfold.
     
  20. johnlgalt

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  21. alanad808

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    yes! I would love FF on my Droid
     
  22. shante1012

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    when will it be coming im impatient
     

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