FIREFOX OS

  • Zen Mobile to launch Firefox phone this month October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The fourth Firefox phone will enter the Indian market this month. Mozilla, the organisation behind the Firefox OS and Firefox Web browser, announced that Zen Mobile will launch its Firefox OS-based smartphone in the ultra-low cost category in India this October. The Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 was the...
  • Fire C: Alactel OneTouch launches Firefox smartphone at Rs 1,990 in India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Handset maker Alcatel OneTouch has partnered Mozilla to launch a new smartphone, priced at Rs 1,990. Alcatel Onetouch's claims the entry-level smartphone - Fire C 2G - is the most affordable device in the category in India. The phone will be available exclusively through eCommerce major Flipkart. "We see a...
  • Mozilla to soon launch Rs 1,500 Firefox smartphones in India June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox web browser, has tied up with handset makers Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at $25 (Rs 1,500) to India in the next few months, a move that may redefine the "ultraaffordable" mobile phone market in the country. Mozilla showcased a smartphone...
  • Review: Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, Ubuntu for phones February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: When it comes to smartphones, consumers have an array of choices from Apple to... well, Android. The impression you get stepping into most phone carriers' showrooms is that the programmers behind Apple's iOS and Google's Android are driving most of the innovation in smartphones. You'll find few phones on display...
  • LG Fireweb: LG launches its first Firefox OSbased smartphone October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: We have already seen the Firefox OSbased phones from Alcatel and ZTE, and now LG has come up with a Firefox OSpowered handset named "LG Fireweb". The LG Fireweb has a 4inch HVGA TFT touchscreen, and is powered by a 3G Qualcomm processor clocked at 1GHz and 2...
  • First Firefox OSbased smartphone to be launched on Tuesday for $99 July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Mozilla announced that the regional launches of the first Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open. In a tweet, Telefonica has announced that the ZTE Open, one of...
  • Hon Hai working on new devices, applications for Mozilla's Firefox OS June 4, 2013

    Taipei: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd aims to extend its business to provide devices and applications that build on Mozilla's Firefox operating system in a bid to diversify away from the company's core contract manufacturing business that yields low margins. The world's largest contract electronics manufacturer said on Monday it...
  • Hon Hai, Mozilla to launch mobile device running on Firefox OS May 28, 2013

    Taipei: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will team up with Mozilla and launch a mobile device that runs on the US company's Firefox operating system, a Mozilla spokeswoman said, as Hon Hai looks to diversify its client base away from Apple. The Taipeibased Mozilla spokeswoman declined to provide details...
  • Foxconn, Mozilla to jointly unveil new Firefox OS devices on June 3 May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Mozilla, which recently debuted with its nascent Firefox OS, is now all set to join hands with Foxconn, which builds devices for a spate of tech giants including Apple and Sony. Reports have surfaced claiming that Mozilla and Foxconn Technology Group will be hosting a joint press event in...
  • Sony to launch Firefox OS smartphone in India March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sony will soon launch new handsets in India with Mozilla's Firefox operating system, according to sources of The Mobile Indian. The Sony insider who doesn't want to be named said to The Mobile Indian, "We are already in the process of working on a handset with Firefox operating system...
  • Mozilla takes on Google's Android, Apple's iOS February 25, 2013

    San Francisco: Mozilla, makers of the popular Firefox Internet browser, is preparing to challenge Google and Apple's grip on smartphone software. A new Firefox operating system for mobile devices is set for a July release after winning the backing of 13 wireless service providers around the globe, including Spain's Telefonica, China...
  • ZTE, Mozilla to roll Firefox OS in a few months September 19, 2012

    Hong Kong: China's ZTE Corp, the world's fourth largest mobile phone handset vendor, is cooperating with Mozilla, maker of web browser Firefox, to introduce a new mobile operating system later this year or early next year, a ZTE spokesman said on Wednesday. The move is part of ZTE's plan to diversify...
  • First Firefox OS smartphones coming in early 2013 July 2, 2012

    Helsinki: Major telecom companies, including Deutsche Telekom and Sprint, will support a new Firefox smartphone platform to turn up the heat on Google and Apple in the mobile software market from next year. Mozilla Foundation, creator of Firefox Internet browser, said phone makers ZTE and TCL Communication Technology will roll out...