Amidst rookie mobile browser Skyfire's bold attempt to take on the market and Opera's defensive rebuttal (sent via press release,) emerges news from Mozilla developer and project lead, Doug Turner. A few months back, Doug told CNET that the Minimo browser was on its way out and newer projects would take its place.
According to Doug's blog, the replacement efforts have arrived. Well, not quite, but two prototypes have.
The first called simply "Non-touch screen UI," is dedicated to the broad range of devices. While Turner describes it as "vanilla," it evokes much more strongly the cheery bubble-gum gloss of an Apple interface. The second prototype attends to touch-screen phones, many more of which we'll see in hands, purses, and pockets within the next six months.