Firefox 5 BETA for Maemo/N900 Released (Download)

21 May, 2011 N900

FireFox 5 Beta for Maemo

This release is available for the Maemo OS2008 and Maemo 5 software platforms running on the Nokia N810 and N900 Internet Tablets The idea behind releasing the package for PCs is to give people who do not have a Nokia Internet Tablet the ability to localize, experiment and build add-ons.


What's in this version?

New for Beta 5:

  • Enabled official branding, with Firefox name and logo
  • Support for localizations, currently including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, and Russian
  • Enabled plugins
  • Viewport meta tag support
  • Fixed a number of sites that resize their content after the page is loaded
  • Added a form assistant to make filling forms easier
  • Improved panning performance and behavior
  • Zooming does not jump around anymore
  • Numerous other bugs and polish issues addressed


This builds upon the feature set of the previous releases:

Easy navigation to Web content:

  • Smart URL bar
  • Integrated Web search - built into the URL bar
  • Easy access to multiple search engines

Interface Optimization:

  • Touch-oriented UI
  • Maximize content by auto-hiding controls and URL bar
  • Zoom in and out
  • Touch-enabled bookmarking, controls, tabs
  • Tabbed browsing allows view of multiple thumbnails
  • Ability to scroll iframes


  • Instant Web site ID
  • Password manager
  • Popup blocker
  • Clear recent history
  • Customized security settings
  • Automated Update


  • Add-ons, including ability to find and install add-ons directly to device
  • Location-Aware browsing
  • Install and manage search engines


  • Offline browsing
  • Download manager
  • Preferences pane
  • Spell checker


  • Memory management

Devices services integration:

  • Click on a phone number to initiate a call
  • JavaScript API to get device location



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