became somewhat silent about Mozilla's
except some concept studies, the Mozilla Foundation hasn't unveiled too much
about its upcoming/planned Firefox version for smartphones which will also
supports Windows Mobile. However, John Lilly, CEO of Mozilla unveiled in an
interview with the San
Jose Mercury News that the development team might be ready to release a
first working prototype soon: "The first thing is to bring Firefox to mobile
devices. We're working on that, and we'll see some alphas in a few weeks".
And Lilly knows that the competition gets tougher when he said: "We know
we have to build a great Firefox 3 and 3.1 and 4, and great mobile browsers, or
people won't care as much about our products".
At the moment, the definitive benchmark is Opera Mobile 9.5, the preferred
Windows Mobile browser but I'm quite sure, Mozilla has the experience to develop
something similar good and Firefox Mobile will have one advantage over Opera
Mobile: The Mozilla Foundation already announced that it will be available free
of charge, an argument you can hardly beat.
Cheers ~ Arne