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Firefox Phone

Firefox PhoneWill Firefox be moving into the mobile market? Well, I don’t think it will be happening anytime soon. If it does happen eventually though, Opera might become even more of a non-player in the browser market. Found this interesting ‘bit of news over at Download Squad.

Baker says developers are working on a mobile browser, but says it’s a long term goal and nothing users should expect to see anytime soon. While the Minimo project is based on Mozilla, it isn’t an official product and it’s still a few (dozen) steps behind Opera Mobile when it comes to speed and performance.

It might be a lot of promise and “maybe” right now, but if it does happen I have a feeling that the people using Opera’s mobile browser will feel like the ones using the desktop Opera. Lonely.

Related Reading: Download Squad | Interview with Mitchell Baker

New Portable Firefox Details

Thanks to Jim for pointing this one out to me. It looks like Portable Firefox has a new edition out with some awesome features not seen before.

Portable Firefox is now Mozilla Firefox – Portable Edition (Firefox Portable among friends), and version 1.5.0.5 has been released. It’s the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser packaged with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app, so you can take your bookmarks, extensions and saved passwords with you. This new release adds in a ton of new features, including: the ability to run from a CD, complete Firefox partial update support, in-place upgrades, lots of handy bug fixes, support for running within Wine on *nix and more.

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Portable Firefox

Portable Firefox is the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser packaged with a PortableApps Launcher as a portable application, so you can take your bookmarks, extensions and saved passwords with you. What better way to impress your friends and family than to pull out your USB thumb drive and show them the way to use the Web with Firefox. If you get lost along the way, check out the support Web page for some help.

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