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b2gdroid brings Firefox OS experience to Android devices

Want to take Firefox OS for a spin, but don’t want to buy one of the low-power phones that come with the operating system or take the big step of replacing the OS on your existing phone with an unstable build of Boot to Gecko (the open source version of Firefox OS)? Now there’s another […]

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Geeksphone Revolution multi-OS phone gets a price cut, CyanogenMod option

Spanish device maker Geeksphone is lowering the price of its multi-OS smartphone and adding another OS to the mix. The Geeksphone Revolution launched in Europe February for about 222€ or a little over $300. Now it’ll be available for 199€ which is about $275. The price includes VAT, which means the pre-tax price is actually about […]

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Geeksphone Revolution Android/Firefox phone launches for $300

Spanish phone maker Geeksphone is now taking orders for the Geeksphone Revolution, a phone designed to run either Google Android or the open source version of Firefox OS, also called Boot to Gecko. It’s available from the Geeksphone store for 222 Euros, or a little over $300 US. While the Revolution supports two different operating […]

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Early build of Firefox OS ported to the Raspberry Pi

Nokia engineer Oleg Romashin has ported an early version of Firefox OS to run on the Raspberry Pi. Firefox OS is Mozilla’s upcoming operating system for smartphones and tablets. Like Google Android, it uses a Linux kernel, but Firefox puts a heavy emphasis on the web — all the apps it runs are basically web […]

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Mozilla’s mobile operating system on-track for 2012 release

Mozilla has begun work on a mobile operating system, centered around a web browser and web apps. Currently called Boot To Gecko, or B2G, the OS relies on Google Androud source code for some basic functions such as phone calls, text messages, and battery management. But the mobile operating system won’t run Android apps. Gecko […]