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Christopher Blizzard, Director of Developer Relations and Open Source Evangelist at Mozilla spoke to Gizmodo about the future of their browser in the new order, where they are facing competition from Google on the desktop and mobile, and are also seemingly excluded from many mobile platforms, such as the iPhone and Windows Phone 7. While the interview only touches on…

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In a blog post Stuart Parmenter, Mobile Team Technical Lead, Mozilla Corporation, announced that the company will cease all development of Firefox for Windows Mobile. Just like on Android prior to the release of the Native Developer Kit, the company blames it on the inability to develop native applications: While we think Windows Phone 7 looks interesting and has the…

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Mozilla has announced a new Alpha for their Mobile Firefox product on Windows Mobile.  The timing is opportune, as their project has been seen to be in doubt after comments by one of their executives suggesting they may wait till Windows Phone 7 is released. New in this version is: Improved interactions with the software keyboard Fixed painting artefacts from…

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Jay Sullivan, VP for Mobile at Mozilla, told TechRadar  they were no longer sure about delivering Fennec for Windows Mobile 6.5. "Now we have the decision: do we target Windows Mobile 6.5 or 7? How much architecture will there be to work with?" Mozilla was meant to deliver a beta for Fennec on Windows Mobile in the next few months,…

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Mozilla has announced the result of their Mozilla Creative Collective’s “Firefox Goes Mobile” design challenge, and reported the winner was  “Pocketfox”, by Yaroslaff Chekunov. Yaroslaff, who is based in Krasnodar, Russia, cites as his design inspiration, “the Firefox itself, your approach to the web-site execution, and of course my wife who always brings up new ideas.” The official emblem of…

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Pocketnow has recorded this video overview of the FireFox Mobile Fennec browser for Windows Mobile Alpha 3. The alpha brings faster start-up times, much improved panning, support for a wider range of screen resolutions and a few more features. Read more and download Fennec Alpha 3 for Windows Mobile here or via your mobile browser using this tinyurl: tinyurl.com/fennec3 Note…

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Fennec Alpha 3 for Windows Mobile is now official. Alpha 3 brings faster start-up times, much improved panning, support for a wider range of screen resolutions and a lot more. See the full change log below and download the cab by typing this tinyurl in your mobile browser: tinyurl.com/fennec3 Note the cab is still a monstrous 9.5 MB. New for…

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According to Mark Finkle from the Mozilla Mobile browsing team, Fennec Alpha 3 for Windows Mobile is nearing release.  The software sports a new smooth panning engine and will apparently have a new focus on “making fennec sexy on Windows Mobile”. Below is Mozilla’s Chief Innovation Officer talking about their browser initiative. Read the minutes of the last Mozilla Mobile…

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