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    Firefox Fennec Mobile Web Browser to debut on Android?

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    Google move paves way for Firefox on Android -- At present, Android applications are written in Java and run on Google's Dalvik Java virtual machine. However, last week, Google announced the Android Native Development Kit version 1.0 that lets software run natively on the Linux layer below, though the company sees it as a way not to run full-fledged applications as much as to run components of ordinary Android applications.

    This means that the door's opened for a mobile version of Firefox on the platform, something that wasn't previously available. A year ago, Mozilla said that it wasn't looking at Android because of the Java constraint.

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    BB users jealousy rises!!!!!!
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    Wow this sounds like a whole new beginning in software for smartphones. I'm curious as to how it progresses, name to whom....
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    I swear its stuff like this that drives me towards other phones, sticking with my Bold for now until Skyfire for BB goes public.

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