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Old 02-17-2008, 01:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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sliding keyboards make the device in question quite a bit thicker IMO, and not really necessary. as to the larger screen, well, if you believe the rumors its coming, and the firefox port, do a search for skyfire. welcome to the forums by the way.
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sliding keyboards make the device in question quite a bit thicker IMO, and not really necessary. as to the larger screen, well, if you believe the rumors its coming, and the firefox port, do a search for skyfire. welcome to the forums by the way.
cool and thanks, I would take a bit thicker device personally for a larger keyboard. Having the 8830 for about three months now and even after using the kb extensively it is still hard to type with.
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sliding keyboards make the device in question quite a bit thicker IMO, and not really necessary. as to the larger screen, well, if you believe the rumors its coming, and the firefox port, do a search for skyfire. welcome to the forums by the way.
Just checked out the Skyfire site. This is what they have as a requirement for their beta trial.

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Old 02-17-2008, 01:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Did someone say "Firefox port"?

I've not heard anything about a Firefox port, but I would make it my primary browser if this were the case...

Does anyone any further information about this?


Edit: This "Skyfire" that you refer to, is this what is supposedly the "Firefox port" for BlackBerry?
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i am trying to find the link, but there was a post somewhere online about them developing that program for the blackberry in the future.
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I know they (Mozilla) tried to make a browser ("Minimo") for Microsoft's Windows Mobile, though it was a complete flop and the project was scrapped... Recently however, they announced that they will be making a second attempt, as a completely seperate project and under the "Firefox Mobile" name.

As I said though, I am not aware of this project being expanded to other platforms, at this stage.
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Skyfire could be a great browser, but if they port it to java and BBs, I doubt so.. I would recomend everybody to signup and write BB in phone!

Welcome to Skyfire!

Hopefully, if enough people signup, they might want to consider porting it again..
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