Beta of Mozilla-Based Browser Released for the Nokia N800

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The fact that a Mozilla-based web browser for the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet is in development has focused a lot of new attention on this device, which runs Linux and is designed to work in conjunction with a smartphone.

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This new browser for the N800 will feature the Gekko rendering engine, which is based on the same core as the upcoming Firefox 3 web browser for desktops and laptops.

It will also include increased support for rendering web sites that use AJAX; a RSS preview feature; support for a number of Firefox and Mozilla add-ons; and the ability to view certificate details for secure connections.

A beta version of Mozilla-based web browser for the Nokia N800 can be downloaded from the Maemo’s Mozilla browser’s web site.

More About the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet

This is the second generation of Nokia’s Linux-based Internet Tablets. It includes some features not included in its predecessor, the Nokia 770, like a built-in web camera, dual memory card slots, stereo speakers, and a stand.

The N800 also sports a 4.1-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

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