The smartphone market is dominated by Apple’s iPhone and devices running Google’s Android software, with Microsoft and RIM hoping to carve out the remaining market share for their new Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10. But several completely new operating systems will soon be available. Will companies like Ubuntu and Mozilla make an impact on […]
> There will be a new mobile operating system launching next year, adding to the growing number of alternatives for the major players. Mozilla announced that by 2013, they will be launching a mobile OS, Firefox OS, to take on the mobile leaders of today. > The first mobile devices to feature Firefox OS will […]
> Boot2Gecko is dead — the name is, at least. On Monday, Mozilla announced that it’s changing the name of its Boot2Gecko mobile operating system to the much more palatable Firefox OS. > Firefox, of course, is also the name of Mozilla’s hugely popular web browser. Given that the operating system is completely open source […]
> In an era when tech companies are attempting to squeeze more data and more dollars out of users, it is refreshing to know that there are organizations that aim to make the Web a better, more functional place. Mozilla is one. Today it unveils the latest version of Firefox for Android. While the browser […]
> Mozilla can’t take its rendering engine to iOS, but is bringing something new to the table by overhauling the mobile browser experience. The company’s Product Design Strategy team have put together an iPad browser that “re-thinks the browser user experience from the ground up”, removing tabs and the address bar to create a full […]
> Firefox 15 will offer web developers a couple of cool new tools when it arrives later this year, including a very handy new “Responsive Mode” for testing your responsive websites. > It took a while for mainstream websites to catch on, but these days even Google recommends using responsive design, and now Firefox is […]
> Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs wants programmers and device manufacturers to focus their efforts on creating HTML 5 based products rather than isolating the technology environment to specific mobile apps. Speaking at CTIA on Thursday Kovacs said users do not want to be shackled to an app ecosystem and will embrace freedom of choice.