All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Firefox OS’

Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report]

Foxconn is best known as the manufacturer of the iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices that begin with a lowercase “i.” The massive manufacturer may be diversifying its portfolio this year, however, with mobile devices that run Mozilla’s new Firefox OS. Reuters is reporting that Foxconn and Mozilla are planning to unveil a Firefox OS-based mobile device On June 3. …

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Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 Moves From Preview To Stable Release

In March, Firefox released a preview of the latest Firefox OS Simulator. Some developers may not have jumped on board for fear of it being an unstable preview build, but that fear is no longer valid as the stable build is now live. Mozilla announced this week that Firefox OS Simulator version 3.0 is now available to all as a …

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Firefox OS Dev Units Now Available For Purchase

It was revealed last week that the Firefox OS dev units from Geeksphone would finally be shipping after missing their originally planned launch in February. Now the phones are available, but you’re still going to have to wait. Engadget reports that both the Keon and Peak Firefox OS dev units are now available from the Geeksphone online store. The Keon …

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Developers Can Get Their Hands On Firefox OS Dev Units Next Week

Until now, developers interested in getting their hands on actual Firefox OS hardware had to either attend a workshop or install the OS on their Sony android device. Now Geeksphone is finally ready to start shipping out Firefox OS dev units. Engadget reports that Geeksphone will start selling the Keon and Peak Firefox OS dev units next week. The Keon …

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Mozilla Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary With #Webstory

Mozilla, creators of the popular Firefox Web browser, turned 15-years-old on March 31. The non-profit looks to celebrate it in style as it looks back on what it, and the Web at large, has accomplished over the past 15 years. Mitchell Baker, Chair of the Mozilla Foundation, wrote a short post today explaining what spurred Mozilla to rethink the Web …

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Want A Firefox OS Phone? Attend One Of These Workshops

Mozilla announced a while back that it would start selling Firefox OS Developer Preview phones sometime in February. That obviously didn’t happen, and there’s no mention of when the phones will be widely available to developers. Until then, you’re best chance to get one is at one of Mozilla’s recently announced workshops. Mozilla announced today that it will be hosting …

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Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 Now Available

Late last year, Mozilla released Firefox OS simulator 1.0. The preview software would give developers an idea of how Firefox OS looks when running on a mobile device while allowing them to develop apps for the HTML5-centric platform. It’s only been a few months since then, and Mozilla has already pushed out two new versions with the latest being made …

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Sony Releases Experimental Firefox OS Software For Xperia E Smartphones

Samsung may not be backing Firefox OS, but Mozilla’s mobile OS has found a new friend in Sony. The tech giant is now evaluating the platform and has even released an experimental Firefox OS ROM for developers. Sony announced today that it’s releasing an experimental version of Firefox OS for its Experia E smartphone. Sony has also partnered with Telefonica …

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Samsung Won’t Be Backing Firefox OS

At this week’s Mobile World Congress, Mozilla announced that it had secured four hardware partners for its first run of Firefox OS handsets. Those four partners – Alcatel, LG, ZTE and Huawei – represent a pretty diverse chunk of OEMs. The platform won’t be supported, however, by one of the largest OEMs in the world. CNET reports that Samsung won’t …

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Twitter Offers Glimpse At Firefox OS App

Twitter is already talking up its Firefox OS app. Mozilla announced at Mobile World Congress this week that its new operating system Firefox OS will make its way to a number of mobile operators around the world. More on that here. Twitter says that its app for Firefox OS will be similar to its other mobile apps with a “rich …

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Firefox OS Set To Launch Across 17 Carriers Later This Year

Firefox OS is Mozilla’s plan to bring an affordable, Web-centric smartphone to emerging economies around the world. At Mobile World Congress, Mozilla finally announced which countries will be getting their hands on the new OS first. Mozilla announced that Firefox OS will be launching across 17 carriers around the world throughout the year. The first carriers to get the OS …

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Here’s Your First Look At The Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones

Developers have been able to build apps for Firefox OS for a while now. The only caveat was that they had to build apps within a simulator as the hardware wasn’t available yet. That all changes soon as Mozilla has announced the first hardware being built with Firefox OS in mind. Mozilla announced this morning that it’s building two Firefox …

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