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    What is the android browser based off of?

    I was curious as to what browser the google android browser was based off of when developed. chrome? firefox?
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    chrome mobile
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    Neither, just webkit.

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    just webkit? is it developed by google? if not is google planning on releasing a chrome browser on android. what about mozilla, any firefox mobile anytime soon?
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    It's a WebKit browser but uses Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine (as of 2.2)
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    Webkit as seen on iphone, I think. It's open source.

    Firefox mobile is in development.

    Only browser that uses it's own rendering engine is opera mini, I think.

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