Firefox Mobile Released for Maemo Beta 5 Devices Nokia N810 and N900 Internet Tablets

Written By Sam on 11 November 2009

The Mozilla mobile team has released Firefox Mobile for Maemo beta 5. The current version is available for the Maemo OS 2008 and Maemo 5 software platforms running on the Nokia N810 and N900 Internet Tablets. So if you have a N810 or N900, you can enjoy the advanced browser, Firefox for Maemo beta 5. Firefox Mobile comes with features like “Awesome Bar”, Password Manager, One-touch bookmarking, Location-Aware Browsing and many more. You can even use add-ons with Firefox Mobile Web browser to customize it to suit your requirements.


Firefox for Maemo Beta 5 Improvements

  • Firefox official branding, with Firefox name and logo
  • Flash sites such as YouTube now work fine
  • The viewport meta tag used by mobile sites is now supported by Firefox
  • New form assistant to make filling in forms easier
  • Improved panning and zooming performance and behavior
  • Support for multiple locales, currently including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, and Russian
  • Numerous other bugs and polish issues addressed

The latest features in Firefox Mobile for Maemo will definitely improve the user experience to a great extent. The Awesome Bar will display websites that you visit frequent or the recently visited or bookmarked websites as you start typing in the text. You can also install Firefox add-ons to make more out of your mobile browser. You can also install the Weave add-on to sync between your PC and Mobile. The Location-Aware Browsing feature saves you time by allowing websites to ask you where you are and use the information to provide region specific information.

Download Firefox for Maemo Beta 5

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