Posts tagged as: Firefox OS

Panasonic TV’s Debuting at CES Powered By Firefox OS

Panasonic announced that Firefox OS will power the new Panasonic DX900 UHD TVs, the first LED LCD TVs in the world with Ultra HD Premium specification, unveiled today at CES 2016. Panasonic TVs powered by Firefox OS are already available globally, enabling consumers to find their favorite channels, apps, videos, websites and content quickly and pin […]

Mozilla Ends Firefox OS and Exits the Phone Biz

Mozilla said it will cease to develop Firefox OS and discontinue sales of Firefox-based handsets. “Firefox OS proved the flexibility of the web, scaling from low-end smartphones all the way up to HD TVs,” said Mozilla in a statement provided to TechCrunch. “However, we weren’t able to offer the best user experience possible and so […]

Geeksphone to Exit Hardware Business

Geeksphone, the Spanish handset maker, recently announced plans to exit the hardware business. Geeksphone made several handsets, including a Firefox OS phone and the secure Blackphone. Earlier this year, Geeksphone sold the Blackphone hardware business to Silent Circle, its partner in the secure phone endeavor. The company developed a total of six phones and said […]

The Firefox Fx0 Phone Is See-Through Open

Mozilla just launched the Firefox OS-powered Fx0 smartphone in Japan, and it looks set to make a splash. The Fx0 will be available in Japan on Dec. 25 via the carrier KDDI, but it’s not yet clear for how much — or if it will arrive in the U.S. What stands out the most about […]

ZTE Makes Open C Firefox OS Phone Available Via eBay

ZTE today made the Open C handset available to U.S. buyers through its eBay store. ZTE is charging $99.99 for the device, which was announced in February and runs the latest version of Firefox OS. The Open C has a 4-inch display and dual-core 1.2GHz processor from Qualcomm. The phone is being sold without a […]

Firefox OS 1.1 Adds Push Notifications, MMS

Mozilla today released Firefox OS version 1.1. The newest rendition of its smartphone platform adds a wide range of new features and capabilities. The update enables push notifications in the platform, as well as adds support for MMS, and adaptive app search. The platform received contact management improvements that let users sync their Google and […]

ZTE Will Sell Firefox Phone on eBay for $80

ZTE today announced that it will offers its Open Firefox OS phone to U.S. consumers via its official eBay store. The phone, which is based on open web standards, will be sold unlocked for $79.99. The ZTE open offers most of the same features found on today’s smartphones, including integration with social networks, GPS and […]

Updatd Version of Firefox OS Developer Smartphone Shipping September 15th

Geeksphone has opened up pre-orders for an updated version of its developer handsets, this time aimed at the consumer market. The Peak+ offers an improved list of specifications compared to the original Peak and Keon devices released in April, including the 4.3-inch qHD display and version 1.1 of Firefox OS preinstalled. Inside the Peak+ is […]

The First Firefox OS Device, the ZTE Open, Will Be Release Tomorrow

When Mozilla presented Firefox OS they said that it’d be cheap to run, though few people could have guessed how cheap. Telefónica tweeted that the first of the Firefox OS devices would be releasing in Spain tomorrow. The ZTE Open Firefox OS device launches tomorrow in Spain costing €69 incl €30 balance for prepay customers […]

Mozilla Finds Another Hardware Partner for Firefox OS

Mozilla and Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, confirmed that the two companies will soon launch a mobile device. Mozilla distributed invitations to a press event scheduled for June 3, which is when the two companies are expected to more formally announce their partnership alongside the new device. The device will run Mozilla’s […]

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