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Blackphone promises complete privacy, but what will it deliver?

Privacy-minded smartphone users, take heed. There’s a new handset coming called Blackphone, and its creators want you to know that it’s being built from the ground up to provide the most secure smartphone experience possible. But will it live up to the hype? The Blackphone team is comprised of some heavy hitters in the digital […]

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Lilbits (11-28-2013): Firefox OS expands, Black Friday does too

Thanksgiving doesn’t tend to be a big day for news in the United States… but as Black Friday sort of expands to take over the whole week, retailers have been pushing bargain after bargain. You can find some of the best deals in our Black Friday 2013 mobile bargains roundup. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world […]

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Geeksphone Peak+ Firefox OS phone up for pre-order for €149 (Updated)

Firefox OS is a smartphone operating system designed to run on a wide range of hardware. But up until now the only devices to ship with Firefox OS have been phones with very entry-level specs. Now Spanish device maker Geeksphone is offering the first Firefox OS phone with decent, or at least mid-range specs. It’s […]

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Geeksphone Peak+ smartphone with Firefox OS in the works

Spanish device maker Geeksphone was the first company to sell smartphones designed to run Firefox OS. But the Geeksphone Keon and Peak handsets were aimed at developers looking to test and write apps for Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. Now Geeksphone plans to launch its first phone for consumers, and it may also be the […]

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Geeksphone Keon Firefox OS phone hits the FCC, user manual included

The Geeksphone Keon is a phone aimed at developers that want to get their feet wet with Mozilla’s upcoming Firefox OS mobile operating system. Spanish company Geeksphone plans to start shipping the phones internationally by the end of the month. But you can read the user manual and get a closer look at the Keon […]

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Geeksphone to ship first Firefox OS dev phones next week

Want to get your hands on a phone running Firefox OS, but don’t live in Portugal, Spain, Poland, Brazil, or Venezuala? No problem. Engadget reports Spanish company Geeksphone expects to start selling the first Firefox OS developer phones next week, and customers can have the phones shipped anywhere in the world. Firefox OS is Mozilla’s […]

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Mozilla introduces Firefox OS developer phones

Mozilla plans to start working with wireless carriers and hardware makers to bring Firefox OS phones to market starting this year. Now the software company has unveiled the first phones designed to run the Firefox operating system: a developer phone with very basic specs. That makes sense, since Firefox OS doesn’t really need bleeding edge hardware. […]