Fennec is a particular version of Mozilla, designed for handled devices and internet tablets. With the latest development version, stability has been improved, but the application is still a bit slow and “memory hungry”. Speed an memory improvements are scheduled for the next release (Alpha1 – September 9, 2008).
Latest available version, Fennec M7, has the following improvements:
Initial Add-on Manager support has landed. Tap “+” button in the sidebar to display the Add-on Manager. Use it to install, view and remove add-ons. Use the application menu button to dismiss the panel. Clicking on an add-on XPI in a webpage will also display the manager. The current UX design is not final.
The top URL bar has been changed to work as designed: The bar will scroll into view at the top of the web content or will float over content otherwise.
Support for kinetic scrolling has been added to the web content.
Support for non-modal Password Manager UI was added.
Some tabbed browsing fixes.
Some zooming fixes.
Some stability fixes.
To install it on your tablet, you’ve to configure Application Manager with the following parameters:
I Nokia Internet Tablet (N800/N810) che hanno l’ultimissimo firmware OS2008 (diablo release), non comprendono purtroppo un plugin Flash molto aggiornato. La versione 9.0r31 fornita con l’OS2008 risulta purtroppo un po’ obsoleta per alcuni siti web (come ad esempio Facebook).