Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Aug 2010 22:00 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Mozilla has announced a new alpha release of its Fennec mobile browser for Android and the Nokia N900. Fennec offers support for add-ons and has tight integration with Firefox Sync, a browser synchronization service that was formerly called Weave. The support for Firefox Sync is arguably Fennec's killer feature, especially because Mozilla is planing to include the synchronization features out-of-the-box in Firefox 4. Users will be able to have access to the their bookmarks, browsing history, and tabs across all of their computers and supported mobile devices."
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It's probably the XUL UI
by RichterKuato on Tue 31st Aug 2010 00:45 UTC
RichterKuato
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2010-05-14

I bet it's the XUL/Javascript interface that's making it sluggish.

I've used Fennec on my N810 and it's actually fares alright. Still not better than the built-in browser (wouldn't take much to surpass it either) but it's the only other decent browser available for it. If they worked on integration a little bit more then I might use it as a default, but sadly I don't think they support it anymore.

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