Mozilla working on Firefox Chromecast alternative
Jun23

Mozilla working on Firefox Chromecast alternative

Google won't be the only web browser giant turned content streaming contender as the company is going to get some competition from Mozilla. While streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV are most people's choice for set-top content management, Google's Chromecast has carved its own little niche as the go to portable dongle streamer. However, Mozilla is looking to muscle in on Google's space and take the war between the companies...

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Firefox smartphone to cost just $25
Jun12

Firefox smartphone to cost just $25

One of the remits of the Firefox OS when it was launched was to help bring smartphones to the masses. Of course, Mozilla's platform was also an open sourced alternative for those seeking something different from iOS, Android, and to a lesser extent Windows. Firefox has kept up the budget end of the bargain and has been rolled out extensively in the emerging markets that it was intended for. However, since the platform launched the...

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Firefox OS Flame arrives as reference device
May28

Firefox OS Flame arrives as reference device

Mozilla’s Firefox OS has bubbled under the surface since launching last year, getting solid backing from manufacturers and a lukewarm reception in the emerging markets where it is targeted. Developer interest has been good if unspectacular, but now Mozilla is about to help devs get better access to the Firefox OS with the platforms first reference device. A reference phone gives developers a clear and accurate way to use a platform...

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ZTE to sell its Firefox OS based smartphone on eBay in the US and UK

ZTE, which recently launched its Firefox OS smartphone with Telefónica, says it’ll start selling the handset on eBay in the USA and the UK from Friday. The unlocked ZTE Open will be available in an Orange casing and will cost £59.99 ($79.99) SIM-free. With the device, ZTE says it's targetting cost conscious consumers.  Basic features include the firefox web browser as well as Facebook and Twitter integration.  What do you think, is...

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ZTE Open Firefox OS launching tomorrow for €69

ZTE Open is the first Firefox OS based smartphone (if we don't count developer handsets Keon and Peak) that is going to be available for the customers. Telefonica has just tweeted that ZTE Open will go on sale tomorrow, July 2nd, in Spain for €69 ($90). But that's not all, each prepaid customer that will get the device will receive €30 ($39) worth of prepaid credit. The ZTE Open is a low-end handset and features a 3.5-inch...

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Alcatel One Touch Fire officially announced, will launch this summer

Earlier this year at MWC for the first time we heard about the Alcatel One Touch Fire, and now the handset has been officially announced by the manufacturer. The Alcatel One Touch Fire features a 3.5-inch 480x320 TFT display, 1GHz MSM7227A processor, 256MB of RAM, 512MB of internal flash memory, microSD card support, 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera without flash, proximity sensor, AGPS, G-sensor, Bluetooth 3.0, stereo FM radio, 1,400...

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