Mozilla Firefox for Android gets a pre-alpha release

Mozilla Firefox for Android gets a pre-alpha release

Mozilla Firefox developers have released a very early release of their Firefox mobile browser for the Google Android platform.

You can download it right now if you want to play around with it. It is not available on the Android Market though you can get it directly using a QR code posted on one of the blog posts of a developer.

Mozilla Firefox for Android gets a pre-alpha release

Mozilla developer Vladimir Vukićević spoke about this build in a blog post:

We’ve only really tested this on the Motorola Droid and the Nexus One.
It will likely not eat your phone, but bugs might cause your phone to stop responding, requiring a reboot.
Memory usage of this build isn’t great — in many ways it’s a debug build, and we haven’t really done a lot of optimization yet. This could cause some problems with large pages, especially on low memory devices like the Droid.
You’ll see the app exit and relaunch on first start, as well as on add-on installs; this is a quirk of our install process, and we’re working to get rid of it.
You can’t open links from other apps using Fennec; we should have this for the next build.
This build requires Android 2.0 or above, and likely an OpenGL ES 2.0 capable device.
Edit: This build must be installed to internal memory, not to a SD card.

Checkout: Fennec on Android

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