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Firefox OS expands to TVs, new phones, and other platforms

Firefox OS is a light weight operating system designed to run web apps. Originally designed to run on smartphones, Mozilla is now working with partners to expand the range of devices that run the software. Chip-maker VIA is adding support for Firefox OS to its APC Rock and Paper developer boards, Panasonic is bringing it […]

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VIA APC $79 computer can now run Firefox OS (or Boot 2 Gecko)

Wondering what you can do with one of VIA’s inexpensive APC computer-on-a-board systems? While you could already run Android 4.0 on the little ARM-based system, now the company is offering a preview release of Firefox OS for the $79 APC Rock and $99 APC Paper. At least, VIA says it’s releasing a preview of Firefox […]

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VIA APC $49 Mini PC up for pre-order from Newegg ($6 shipping)

The VIA APC is a small computer board with an 800 MHz WonderMedia WM8750 ARM11 processor, 512MB of RAM, and 2GB of storage. You can use the board to build a small computer that runs Android or Linux, or use it to drive digital signage or other commercial applications. VIA started selling the APC in […]

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VIA APC $49 computer up for pre-order, ships in July

The APC is a tiny computer system that sells for $49, and which should be capable of running Android, Linux, and other operating systems (but not Windows 7). It ships with Google Android 2.3. First introduced last month, VIA Technologies is now taking pre-orders for the APC and plans to start shipping the little computer […]

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VIA APC: A $49 Android computer with an ARM11 CPU

VIA Technologies is entering Raspberry Pi territory with its latest product — the APC. It’s a $49 barebones computer designed to run Google Android. The system includes a processor, memory, storage, and a range of ports for connectivity — but no case. You can slip the Neo-ITX system board into a computer case designed for […]