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Mozilla Updates Firefox for Android App
2012-06-27 05:41:12

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com With the limited real estate on the screen of a cell phone, it's important to make each feature count. Mozilla just released a new version of its Firefox browser specifically for the Android market. The new browser has new tabs, add-ons and sync with a user's desktop and other devices. The new version of the Firefox for Android has been available for several months in beta, but version 14 was just officially released, and is a stable version of what's been...

2009-12-22 07:30:00

The new Firefox browser for mobile, codenamed Fennec, is just days away from launch, according to BBC News. Initially, the browser will only be available for Nokia's N900 phone. More handsets will be supported as time goes by. Jay Sullivan at Mozilla, the group behind Firefox, told BBC that the browser is "going through final testing and could be released before the end of the year." According to sources, the software will be able to synchronize with the desktop version of Firefox, which...

2008-07-22 12:00:36

As consumers increasingly surf the Web on their mobile phones, handset vendors are looking toward open-source browsers such as WebKit - the browser engine at the heart of the iPhone's Safari browser - as a way to bring it to them. However, despite growing interest in WebKit and Gecko (the engine for the Mozilla Corporation Firefox browser), commercial browser vendors such as Opera and ACCESS continue to see growth in their businesses. According to ABI Research, overall growth in the mobile...

Latest Fennec Reference Libraries

2007-01-22 13:58:01

The fennec is a small fox found in the Sahara Desert of North Africa (excluding the coast) that has distinctive oversized ears. Description The fennec is the smallest canid, only weighing up to 3.3 lb (1.5 kg). The fox is 7.9 in (20 cm) tall at the shoulder, with a body length of up to 15.7 in (40 cm). The tail is an additional 9.8 in (25 cm) or so, and the ears can be 5.9 in (15 cm) long. The animals are often a sandy color to blend in with their desert surroundings. Its ears, which...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.