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Mozilla's Boot to Gecko Could Give Feature Phones New Life

A Chinese start-up has a new OS built from Boot to Gecko, which Alcatel may use in low-cost feature phones.

Firefox OS Brand Mascots by Martijn Rijven

Firefox OS (also known by its codename “Boot to Gecko” or “B2G”) is an open source … Read more posts by Kerby Rosanes

Geeksphone Keon And Peak Firefox OS Smartphones Expected To Go On Sale Tomorrow

Mozilla’s Firefox OS is based on HTML5 and JavaScript, it was initially dubbed as the Boot to Gecko project, before being formally announced as the company’s offering for the global smartphone market. Designed for low-end devices, aShow More Summary

Firefox OS Releasing In Five Countries This Summer

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs was present at the D: Dive Into Mobile conference today and he revealed that Firefox OS is going to be launched in five countries this summer. Initially being called Boot to Gecko project, Firefox OS is Mozilla’s contribution to the mobile OS market. Show More Summary

First Firefox OS Phones Revealed

Last year, we saw Mozilla’s Boot to Gecko project mature into Firefox OS, an ambitious attempt at introducing a new player on the smartphone scene. That’s going to be a seriously uphill battle, but before we can really pass any sort of meaningful judgement on the platform, we’re going to need to see it running on native hardware. Show More Summary

Mozilla Launches Experimental Browser-Based Simulator For Firefox OS

Mozilla's Firefox OS (also known as Boot to Gecko), a mobile operating system that focuses on web technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript, is quickly moving through its development stages. While it's already possible to install Firefox OS on many phones, the Firefox OS team today launched its Firefox OS Simulator. Show More Summary

Mozilla now lets you try out Firefox OS with just a simple browser add-on

Since first being announced back in July 2011, Mozilla has slowly but steadily revealed new details of its upcoming mobile operating system, Firefox OS (formerly Boot to Gecko). Now, thanks to a simple... Keep reading ?

Watch Mozilla show off the Firefox OS Gaia UI, Marketplace and more

Since first being announced back in July 2011, Mozilla has slowly but steadily revealed new details of its upcoming mobile operating system, Firefox OS (formerly Boot to Gecko). Now, a few... Keep reading ?

Mozilla Delivers Preview of Firefox Marketplace

Mozilla has been steadily moving forward with its Boot to Gecko, Firefox OS and smartphone initiatives, and now the company's long awaited app store is available in a preview edition for Android developers. A Mozilla blog post on The...Show More Summary

Remains of the Day: Facebook Is Working on a Faster Android App [For What It's Worth]

Facebook is ditching HTML5 and going native in their upcoming Android app, Ubuntu One Music Store launches, Boot to Gecko gets ported to the Galaxy Nexus, and the Verizon Galaxy S3 gets a leaked Jelly Bean ROM. More »

A weekend, an editor, and getting Mozilla's Boot to Gecko running on a Nexus S

With the iPhone and Android, and the entire mobile market as hot as it is right now, it's no surprise that everyone from Amazon to Facebook to -- dunno, McDonald's? -- is rumored to be hard at work on their own smartphone. Even Mozilla, the folks whose Gecko rendering engine power Firefox, have their Boot to Gecko project. Show More Summary

Weekend project: Build Mozilla's Boot to Gecko for your Android smartphone

I'm not a coder. I barely know Git from Got, and I can't recall how many times I've wondered why adb won't work, only to discover I forgot to turn on USB debugging -- again. I've got Linux on a box here, but I only ever use it when I'm in the mood to throw a half-dozen questions at Jerry in the span of five minutes. Show More Summary

Firefox OS doesn’t stand a chance

As an idealistic thought experiment, the truly open Firefox OS (formerly Boot 2 Gecko) is captivating -- but in reality, as it prepares to enter one of the world's most fiercely competitive markets, its chance of success is close to nil.

New Firefox OS Images Paint A Picture Of Progress Ahead Of Official Launch

The first Firefox OS (formerly Boot to Gecko) devices aren’t slated to ship until the beginning of next year, but if some new screenshots are any indication, the project is coming along rather nicely. TechWeekEurope managed to get their...Show More Summary

Mozilla Is Moving Quickly Ahead with Firefox OS Phones

The Mozilla Foundation is moving ahead with its plans to become a big player in the smartphone business, and is retaining its focus on emerging markets, according to a new post. We've previously covered the company's Boot to Gecko platform...Show More Summary

DEVELOPMENT: Mozilla gains global support from Carriers and few Manufacturers for its Firefox Mobile OS

Boot to Gecko was a hot topic during the recent Mobile World Congress in February and yesterday, Mozilla announced that the industry support, or at least carrier support, is growing behind its plans to launch a new fully open mobile ecosystem based on HTML5. Show More Summary

Mozilla’s HTML5-based Firefox OS coming in early 2013

Mozilla on Monday revealed that its Boot to Gecko mobile platform has been rebranded as Firefox OS. The HTML5-based OS will power smartphones built to open Web standards. “The introduction of the open mobile OS continues the Mozilla mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web for users and developers. Show More Summary

Mozilla Announces Firefox Mobile OS Partners

Mozilla on Monday confirmed that the company will launch several phones with a new Firefox operating system in early 2013 and in the post Mozilla announced several of the partners who will team with Mozilla’s “Boot to Gecko” project. The new operating system which will run HTML5 apps will provide a low-cost operating system for [...]Show More Summary

Firefox OS: Mozilla’s phone experiment gets support from Sprint and global carriers

Because “Boot to Gecko” doesn’t have much of a ring to it, Mozilla announced today that its upcoming phone OS will now be called “Firefox OS.” The new platform also has the backing of major worldwide carriers, including Sprint and …

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