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
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
Dev version of Mozilla's new Boot to Gecko OS is ready to be explored.
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 ?
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 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
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 »
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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 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
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 …
Sure it's not as catchy as "Boot to Gecko," but Mozilla's newly-christened Firefox OS has already gained favor with a number of carriers, including Deutsche Telekom, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and Telenor -- as previously reported, Telefonica-owned Vivo is set to introduce the earliest handsets early next year in Brazil. Show More Summary