Battle with Opera Mini, Mobile Safari and IE Mobile draws ever closer.
Version 1.0 Beta 1 of Mozilla’s first official mobile browser (minimo doesn’t count) is incredibly its 12th iteration and the first to go on general public release.
Also hugely noteworthy is that Fennec will continue the famed Firefox trend of offering third party extensions – for many, the killer feature of this open source browser. Early examples are an add-on which syncs tabs, bookmarks and awesome bar content between Firefox and Fennec and a gesture add-on to avoid those menus altogether.
Given its position as by far and away the biggest rival to Internet Explorer’s (undeserved) number one market share position you dismiss Fennec at your peril – and not just because it’s named after the cutest animal alive…