Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Android rivals? Mozilla's' Boot to Gecko or Firefox OS?

android rivals

Android seems to have got his opponent. Perhaps, later on it could be a true rival.
Mozilla quietly (not actually secretly really, just wrote a little less preaching. D) has to make its own OS for smart phones. Its open source and the base on HTML 5. Referred to as Mozilla's 'Boot to Gecko' by its official name is Firefox OS. Firefox OS will be launched in Brazil in late 2012 or early 2013 and the existing mobile phone vendors are willing to "adopt" it is ZTE and TCL are both derived from the land of China, aka Bamboo Curtain. Both will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor.

Mozilla's' Boot to Gecko

Phones that use the software will first be available in Brazil and will be marketed by the Brazilian operator, Telefonica Vivo. Some mobile operators also voiced support for the Firefox OS. There's Deutsche Telekom (parent company of T-Mobile), Etisalat (which operates in 18 countries including the Middle East, Asia and Africa), Sprint in the U.S. and Telefónica in Spain.

The functions of mobile devices such as Firefox OS phone calls, messages, calendar, and others, based on HTML5. This is called Mozilla will open up opportunities for application developers (developer). Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs told a press conference in Sao Paulo explains, "Openness" of this OS will provide flexibility for the user to operate the phone and set the application in it.
Firefox OS

According to Mozilla, developers can create applications that can view and analyze the history of text messaging or even send messages automatically in certain situations.

It is still too early to be called as his true rival Android, but look at his open nature, can be applied on-Smartphone made by many vendors, this OS will be whether Firefox can be a tough competitor to Android in the future?

Want to see what kind of Smartphone already had Firefox OS? Please see the following video link: Link Video:

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