Mozilla's Fennec Browser Reaches Beta Build for Linux
Mozilla has officially released the first beta build of its Fennec browser for mobile devices. The newest version brings with it improvements in the responsiveness of the user interface as well as increased page-rendering speeds. Mozilla has made Fennec as finger-friendly as possible, and Fennec beta is much more stable and usable than previous versions, making it more suitable for everyday use. This beta is only available for the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet, running Maemo Linux. Mozilla is still working on versions of Fennec for Windows Mobile and S60.
Mozilla Testing Firefox Browser for iOS
Mozilla has released a public preview of its Firefox browser for iOS, though the preview is limited to New Zealand. Mozilla has long shied away from bringing Firefox to iOS, but given the popularity of iOS devices it reconsidered.
Mozilla Releases Firefox to iOS Devices
Mozilla today made its Firefox browser available to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mozilla released a preview of the browser in New Zealand in September, but is now offering the Safari alternative to everyone.
Mozilla Acquires Pocket
Mozilla has purchased Pocket for an undisclosed sum. Mozilla is mostly known as the company behind the Firefox browser, while Pocket is a tool for saving and sharing content on the web.
Google Says Android O Beta Coming Soon
Google recently indicated via its Android Beta Program web site that a beta version of Android O will soon be available. Google released a preview version of Android O for developers earlier this year, though it is not stable enough for everyday use.