Will Add-ons be the Secret Sauce of Success for Mobile Firefox?

by admin December 17, 2009 at 10:30 pm

The release of Firefox Mobile should be under the Christmas tree very soon, but some are already looking at the add-ons that will work with the browser. Liz Gannes at GigaOm runs through a bunch of the early extensions that can be installed on the mobile browser that behaves like a desktop client. I didn’t realize that there’s already 42 extensions available, just waiting for the final release of Firefox Mobile.

Of course, the first device to see the production version of Firefox Mobile is the Nokia N900, which I currently have under evaluation. I’ve installed the most recent beta build of Mozilla’s browser, but I’m withholding judgment until I see the final release. As such, I haven’t installed any add-ons just yet, although I’m tempted to install Mozilla’s Weave Sync — that extension synchronizes bookmarks between the full version Firefox and Firefox Mobile.

Read more: jkontherun.com