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Firefox 11 Gets Vibrator API

Nov 29, 2011, 17:00 (2 Talkback[s])


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"Mozilla developers have landed some interesting new mobile features for the upcoming Firefox 11 for Android release. The new features will enable the browser to take full advantage of underlying hardware features, including the ability to vibrate, use a camera, check battery status and send an SMS.

"Web apps, just like native ones, need a way to send feedback to various sensors - including notification vibes," Mozilla Developer John Hammink wrote. "The W3C spec lays a foundation, which we've implemented. Note that you'll need a device with a vibrator to test this one."

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