Looks like Opera were not the only people working this New Year to release Opera 10.5 Pre-Alpha, the folks at Mozilla did some work too, and finally released the RC1 for Firefox Mobile, which was supposed to be released in December.
Firefox Mobile for Maemo is available for downloads for Nokia N900, the new features in 1.0 release includes:
- Awesome Bar, which is pretty popular in the desktop version
- Easy access to several search engines.
- Touch Oriented user interface
- Obstruction less browsing with auto hiding of controls and awesome bar, along with quick zoom
- One-touch bookmarking
- Tabbed browsing
- Synchronization with Weave
- Support for add-ons. Right now there are 40 add-ons available for downloads
- Password manager, popup blocker, instant website ID and more.
These are just some of the features available in the browser, for more, visit the release page. You can download Firefox Mobile RC1 for mobiles by visiting Firefox.com/m on your Nokia N900. FF for Mobile is also available as desktop downloads, click on the links below to choose the downloads for your appropriate OS. (links below will initiate automatic downloads)
Users who are already using the Beta 5 version of Firefox Mobile will be promoted to download an update.
Note: Screenshots used in the post are taken using the desktop version of Firefox Mobile for Windows
P.S. If you are a Nokia N900 user please share some screenshots with us of Firefox Mobile in action, we will credit you of course :-)