There have always been budget smartphones out there for under $200, but most were absolutely terrible. Finding a Chinese phone for $150 online basically meant you’d get a barely working device, or worse, a dumbphone OS made to look like iOS or Android. However, as of late, things have been changing. Many companies have been ... Read More »
Mozilla is currently a friend to Android, supporting the Firefox browser for smartphones and tablets, but their long term vision is to develop open software that will eventually replace Google’s mobile OS. The project is called Boot to Gecko (B2G), and it’s a lot closer to reality than many realize.
Jay Sullivan, VP ... Read More »
Google’s biggest pride when it comes to Android has definitely been that it’s “open source.” Android is without a doubt the most successful smartphone OS currently, partly due to the fact that it is open. But just how open is our favorite smartphone OS? Open source is defined as a software with a shared ... Read More »
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Today must be the day for major app launches, or something. Mozilla just officially dropped Firefox for Android in the Market, available for download now.
Mozilla has released an updated version of their Firefox 4 Beta browser application on the Android market. With this update, Mozilla is touting faster start-up, page load times and improved zooming ability and responsiveness.
Mozilla does have some benchmark tests to back up their speedy claims, with several tests showing that Firefox is 2-3 times ... Read More »
Mozilla’s mobile version of Firefox is now available in Alpha release for those of you with devices running Android 2.0 and above. Codenamed Fennec, it is the first mobile browser to offer add-ons and is built on the same technology that powers the desktop version of Firefox.
Keep in mind this is an ... Read More »
Until now, the only engineers working on Fennec were platform developers whose job was to get the back-end code running. The ... Read More »
Mozilla releases a pre-alpha version of Firefox’ little cousin.
A German developer has compiled and released a semi-working version of Firefox.
Mozilla’s new goal is to have an Android release by late 2010.