Mozilla has announced that it is killing the Firefox OS smartphones. The company will stop developing and selling its two years old Firefox OS smartphones.
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People are quite hesitant to make changes in their lives and changing your smartphone’s OS is one such change that many people prefer not to risk. Firefox has come up with a new developer preview for Android devices which will make it easier for you to decide whether to change your OS or not.
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It looks like LG is working on a device that is expected to ship with Firefox OS pre-installed out of the box. Dubbed as LG L25, the phone will be an entry level device.
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Firefox OS was targeted at the lower end smartphone segment, but it hasn’t really made an impact yet as no phones running on Firefox OS has been launched in India. As Mozilla mentioned, the Firefox OS is based on Open Web Standards and any web app can be wrapped into a Firefox App with just a few lines of code.
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Hardly a monthly has passed since the first Firefox OS hit the market and we are already seeing an update being rolled out to those phones. The Firefox OS has been updated to version 1.1 bringing along a plethora of features and significant performance improvements. According to Firefox, a number of improvements have been made under the hood.
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As we had reported previously, The Foxconn Technology Group today announced a partnership with Mozilla to collaborate and create devices based on the Firefox OS. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. as it is officially known has announced that is working on more than five devices ranging from smartphones to televisions based on the Firefox OS.
The alliance with Mozilla comes at a time when the company is trying to grow beyond its original design manufacturing roots to a combination of software and hardware offerings. The partnership with Mozilla will let it carry out its own integration of hardware and open source software, content and services. Continue reading “Foxconn to develop Firefox devices”
Smartphone running on the Firefox OS would start shipping in 9 countries including Brazil, Colombia, Hungary, Mexico, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Spain, and Venezuela, according to a recent report from Business Insider. At AllThingsD’s D: Dive Into Mobile conference, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said that the Firefox OS would launch in five countries, but Mozilla PR confirmed to Business Insider that it would be available in 9 countries starting from June 2013. Continue reading “Firefox Smartphone devices to launch in 9 countries starting from June 2013”
Mozilla just unveiled the first Firefox OS developer preview devices, Keon and Peak, that were developed in partnership with Geeksphone. The Firefox OS has been around for a while in beta form since its announcement way back in 2011. The Firefox OS is a HTML5 based mobile operating system which is entirely open source and accomplishes complete hardware control for HTML5 apps on phone. The UI was revealed last year and it received a lukewarm response. Adding to the growing list of open source operating systems on phones, Firefox has now taken the next step by launching developer preview devices which will mean that they are serious about the most important aspect of a smartphone, apps.
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The Firefox OS is Mozilla’s attempt at the intensely competitive and crowded smartphone game. The OS was announced as an initiative to bring more openness into the mobile ecosystem. Mozilla launched nightly builds of the OS, which in its early stages can be currently made to work on the desktop, but that didn’t stop Modaco user Dazzozo(Daz Jones) from porting it to his phone, the Huawei Ascend G300.
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