Firefox for Android has added Chromecast support. It is in the Nightly builds stream only for now. Does this signify a delay in Mozilla’s Netcast streaming stick that promised to do everything Chromecast could do, and more?
Firefox Browser for Android is one of the most popular third-party browsers in the Google Play Store. This makes the latest update to version 31 a topic of interest to many of our readers.
According to reports, Mozilla’s mobile-centric Firefox OS has been put to use on a new streaming stick that will directly compete with, and even take over aspects of, Google’s Chromecast.
Mozilla has now announced its own upcoming Firefox Launcher, a contextual launcher for Android that is essentially just a rebranded version of the existing EverythingMe launcher.
The ZTE Open will launch in Spain tomorrow, and will be the first handset powered by the new Firefox OS. Even more importantly though, the phone will retail for an unbelievably cheap €69 (around $99).
The Firefox OS tablet is real, and it’s here, at least in pre-retail form as seen in the Foxconn booth at this year’s Computex expo in Taipei, Taiwan.
When exactly is Firefox OS going to countries like the US and certain places in Europe? Kovacs said that it won’t happen until some time in 2014.
It seems as though Samsung is now in the practice of building their own browser engine, and they’ve teamed with Mozilla to do so. Mozilla is planning to implement its new Servo browser engine, which is reported to take advantage of the ARM architecture.
Mozilla, AT&T ,and Ericsson are all teaming up to bring their WebRTC-based concept to MWC. The idea will allow users to make voice calls, access their contacts, and share files from a web browser linked to their mobile number.
Mozilla has outed a new preview video of Firefox OS on phones to show off a few software niceties ahead of the official release date in 2014.