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New Firefox OS Images Surface

New Firefox OS Images Surface

Posted July 19, 2012 at 9:00pm by iClarified · 14655 views
New photos of Firefox OS have surfaced online (formerly Boot to Gecko) and show the project coming along nicely. Since devices aren't set to ship until the beginning of 2013, there will be surely be lots of changes and tweaks until then.

TechWeekEurope has a whole gallery of the OS, which you can see at the link below. Mozilla believes the OS will be lighter and faster, while being more open than Android.

The OS is intended to be loaded on low end smartphones, however the OS has support for many smartphone features such as including calls, texts, web browsing, calendar, and contacts. Looking at the screens, there are definitely similarities from other mobile operating systems such as iOS, Windows Phone, and Android.

With all applications written in HTML, Mozilla hopes to win over developers by being an easy platform to develop on.

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Samsung=Shiite - July 20, 2012 at 3:19pm
"apps built on html5" if I remember FB iOS app is built on HTML 5 yet it's the worst performing app after icalrfiied app
Ugo - July 20, 2012 at 8:58am
How 'bout "Movistar" - smells Russian fake stuff
Tim Cooks
Tim Cooks - July 20, 2012 at 4:00am
Go ahead people! Adopt this mobile OS. It's. It's clean and less bloated than Android. In time it will be smooth when they work out the kinks. By then I see to it that Android will only flourish in third world countries on semi smart phone selling for $99.00. But then I will introduce the revived iPhone 4 for $199.00.
firefish - July 19, 2012 at 11:07pm
.... I smell a lawsuit brewing.
teraflow - July 19, 2012 at 10:04pm
Anyone noticed that the Evernote and Angry Birds icons on lockscreen are swapped? :P Big fail or bad Photoshop skills hahahah
Zen Master
Zen Master - July 20, 2012 at 1:21pm
lmao i didnt notice at first.
tony - July 21, 2012 at 1:25am
that's right!
sam - July 19, 2012 at 9:37pm
i have been using firefox web browser since day one long time ago and still love it and not going to change i hope the guys do a great job and give a great firefox os!!!!
NoGoodNick - July 20, 2012 at 12:46am
I like FireFox (the browser), but I'm not sure I'd trust them to design a complete OS. It's yet another case of a company getting big and looking to expand into an area they have absolutely no experience in. I don't shop for food in Walmarts, and I don't do computer searches with Bing, either.
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