Firefox OS

KaiOS, a feature phone platform built on the ashes of Firefox OS, adds Facebook, Twitter and Google apps

Mozilla called it a day with Firefox OS for mobile handsets back in 2015 and said it would test the waters for an IoT effort using some of the same technology (and it has). But that hasn’t spel

Mozilla tests the waters for Firefox OS IoT apps, including a Samantha-style virtual assistant

Back in December, Mozilla called it a day with its failed Firefox OS for mobile business, and said it would pivot the technology into a new Internet of Things strategy. Amid a good dose of skepticis

Firefox 44 Launches With Support For Push Notifications

Mozilla today launched the latest update to its Firefox browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The highlight of this release cycle is the addition of web-based push notifications to its desktop

You Can Now Test Firefox OS On Android Without Hacking Your Phone

So, let's say you want to give Firefox OS — the mobile OS made by the same people who make the browser — a try. Until now, that's meant either buying one of a small handful of early Firefox OS

No, T-Mobile And Mozilla Are Not Launching A New ‘Privacy Phone’ [Updated]

Update: A Mozilla spokesperson has been in touch to say that the WSJ has misunderstood what Mozilla and DT are doing and they are not launching a phone, just working together. “It appears that

The Firefox OS Flame Developer Reference Phone Is Shipping

Update: Apparently, Mozilla re-announced the shipping of the Flame, which actually began shipping last month after a pre-order period. So — it is still shipping, one way or another. Firefox OS is

Mozilla Continues To Bet On Firefox OS Even As Android Encroaches On The Low-End Market

Firefox OS is a tough project to evaluate. Mozilla's phone operating system is meant for developing countries and first-time smartphone owners. To keep the price of the phones down, the hardware it co

Firefox OS Flame Developer Phone Pre-Orders Kick Off Today For $170

Firefox OS seems like it’s had a number of different and distinct launch-type occurrences, but for what it’s worth this is the first time an official “reference device” has bee

ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On Ebay

If you're into open source, unlocked phones that cost less than a month of phone service, take note. Manufacturer ZTE is selling their first Firefox OS phone on <a target="_blank" href="http://item.eb

Mozilla’s Chief Marketing Exec Is Modeling For Apple (Updated)

While Mozilla is recovering from the <a href="">resignation of its co-founder and CE

Mozilla’s Partners Launch New Firefox OS Phones As It Looks To Expand To New Markets In 2014

Just ahead of the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla today announced a number of new Firefox OS smartphones from partners like ZTE, Huawei and Alcatel, as well as a $25 reference

The Geeksphone Revolution Goes On Sale, Letting You Dual-Boot To Android And Firefox OS

The mobile market may still essentially be a two horse race, with Android and iOS enjoying a significant lead, but there are lots of upstarts trying to make inroads, too. One of those is Firefox OS, M

Mozilla And EverythingMe Preview “Firefox Launcher”, An Android Homescreen That Fights App Overload

Mozilla wants to help you find new apps and rediscover those you downloaded but forgot. So today it previewed Firefox Launcher for Android, a homescreen replacement powered by Israeli contextual compu

Line Messaging App Inks Deal With Carrier Telefónica For Exclusivity In Key Firefox OS Markets

The Line messaging app that spent last year pushing beyond its home market of Japan has inked a deal aiming to bolster its presence in markets in Latin America. Today it’s announcing a partnersh

Panasonic Teams Up With Mozilla For Firefox OS-Powered Smart TVs & Open Standards Push

Hours after LG unveiled its webOS-powered smart TV interface at CES, Panasonic has spilled the beans on its own mobile-inspired TV plans — announcing a partnership with Mozilla to use the latter

Mozilla, LG, ZTE, Deutsche Telekom And Others Launch Open Web Device Compliance Review Board To Promote Firefox OS Hardware Ecosystem

Mozilla, Deutsche Telekom, LG, Qualcomm, TCL/ALCATEL ONETOUCH, Telefónica, ZTE and a number of other tech companies today launched a new initiative that aims to promote the open Web device ecosystem

Mozilla’s New App Manager Makes Debugging Easier For Firefox OS Developers

Mozilla today launched the Firefox OS App Manager to make it easier for developers to build and debug Firefox OS apps in its simulator and on a connected device. From the earliest days of Firefox OS,

Mozilla’s Firefox OS Gets First Update As It Heads For 2nd Phase Of Market Launches

Mozilla's HTML5-based open mobile platform Firefox OS, which bagged support from a raft of carriers at the start of this year, is gearing up to launch in more markets. New device hardware running FFOS

Apple, Microsoft And Google Could Learn Something From Mozilla’s App Store Prototype

App Stores are broken. It’s virtually impossible to find the interesting apps among the thousands of low-quality offerings. If an app isn’t in the top 10 of its respective category, chance

Mozilla’s Firefox OS Gives The Open Web Top Billing On Mobile

Mozilla was late to mobile and now it's trying to catch up. For a while now, the nonprofit has been releasing mobile versions of its Firefox browser for Android, but its most ambitious project to date
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