February 25, 2013

Why Carriers Love the Firefox OS

Ina Fried, All Things D


There’s a good reason why Mozilla was able to get more than a dozen carriers to line up behind its browser-based phone operating system.

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TAGGED: Carriers, Smartphones, Firefox OS


October 13, 2013
Firefox OS Gets Ready for Battle
Caroline Gabriel, Rethink Wireless
Next year will see a battle by the new web-oriented mobile operating systems to expand their interesting experimental platforms into mainstream devices capable of making a dent in Android. Mozilla has updated its Firefox OS,... more ››
October 21, 2013
Your Phone Is Gross. Fix That
Michael Fisher, PocketNow
Phone germs be nasty, people. This unfortunate truth creeps back into the news cycle every now and then. Just last year, the Wall Street Journal cited a 2011 analysis of college students’ mobile phones that revealed them... more ››
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October 22, 2013
What Happens If Landline Phones Disappear?
Popular Mechanics
The traditional landline is already endangered by the rise of mobile devices—fewer people than ever are paying for such a connection in their home. And now the landline is being threatened by the cost of its own... more ››
October 25, 2013
Cars, Smartphones Not Playing Well Together
Lucas Mearian, CW
The problem of wireless access to mobile applications via vehicle infotainment systems is not limited to Toyota, although that company has experienced the most acute problems, Boyadjis said. Competitive systems, such as Ford's... more ››