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windows default iconFirefox for Mobile Publisher's description

Performance, memory consumption and on-device footprint

Fennec is the code name of the effort to build a mobile version of Firefox. Fennec is part of the Mozilla effort to enable all mobile phones with a Mozilla application.

The overall goals for Mobile Firefox are:
· provide Mozilla’s standards-based open-source browser engine, optimized for mobile, that can be embedded by device manufacturers and others;
· a full-featured mobile browser including support for XUL-based add-ons, delivering on Firefox’s key principles of ease-of-use, security and accessibility;
В· grow the Mozilla community in the mobile space;
В· provide tools and documentation to help developers develop, debug and deploy web applications;
В· do all of this work in the shared Mozilla source repositories so all platforms, desktop and mobile, benefit each other

Here are some key features of "Firefox for Mobile":

UI modes:
В· full screen
В· portrait/landscape
В· mouse pointer for non-touch screen devices

В· zoom to relevant section
В· zoom to width
В· zoom to height
В· zoom to fit page

В· kinetic
В· normal (through keys)
В· accelerated
В· security (e.g. how does the user know the site is secure?)
В· tabbed browsing
В· spatial navigation - keyboard shortcuts

В· ssr (single column display)
В· fit to width
В· fit to height
В· scrollbar-free layout
В· viewport meta tag
В· breakpad for ARM
В· virtual keyboard
В· text input - password/input manager + native integration
В· low memory handlers
В· start page
В· basic navigation/UI design
В· localization
В· text layout
В· send page/URL
В· device integration through javascript
В· determine build profile (simple, basic) and what needs to be removed/added
В· radical new UI

What's New in This Release:

В· Removed trust exceptions for certificates issued by Staat der Nederlanden
В· Resolved an issue with gov.uk websites

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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