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Firefox OS has a long way to go to compete with Android

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by 1 year ago
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According to a recent report, Mozilla’s Firefox OS should only expect to see around 1 percent of the global smartphone OS market, compared to Android’s 67 percent. The report says it could take as long as two years to turn this around, so should Google worry about Firefox OS at all, or turn their focus on other competitors?

ZTE to launch phones running Mozilla-powered operating system

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by 1 year ago
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China’s second largest smartphone manufacturer, ZTE, and Mozilla, developers of the Firefox web browser, are planning to introduce and new mobile operating system this year. This is part of ZTE’s plan to “create a better balance of products using various operating systems,” according to spokesman David Dai Shu.

Firefox OS shall be better and cheaper than Android, says TelefĂłnica

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by 2 years ago
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Mozilla, the company highly known for developing one of the most successful internet browsers of all time, is soon to rival the mobile OS market. As early as 2013, we will be able to play with some hot, new smart phones with a different operating system. So different in fact, TelefĂłnica says that the OS will be even “better and cheaper” than its great competitor, Android. Matthew Key, Head of TelefĂłnica Digital pointed out some flaws with Google mobile OS, including the massive delay in software updates for each of the Android’s divisions, as well as the “fragmentation” of the…

First Firefox OS smartphones to be released in early 2013, manufactured by ZTE & Alcatel

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by 2 years ago
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Four months ago at MWC 2012, Mozilla has first unveiled its plans to create a HTML 5-based, open source mobile operating system, although back then there was no way of knowing how far away the project was from reaching the consumer market. Thankfully, Mozilla Foundation has announced today that the first smartphones to use the new Firefox OS will be made by ZTE and Alcatel, and will ship in early 2013 featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. Mozilla has also announced that the Firefox OS will be backed up by a number of telecom companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Smart, Telecom…