Mozilla imaged an entirely new development medium for those who were interested in the Firefox OS 2.5, but weren’t willing to take the complete dive: by packaging an easy-to-install Android launcher and sending it right to you. Turns out it’s not going to be of much use to those devs anymore. In fact, the platform is now dead.
At least on the smartphone side. Mozilla senior vice president of connected devices Ari Jaaksi tweeted out the twist in Firefox OS’s legacy saying that it will focus on the smartphone web experience and divert development towards the [...]
As much as many try to disregard the iPhone as being as important as it was to the mobile industry, how many of you actually remember what it was like to browse a website before the iPhone was launched. Apple touted the iPhone as being an internet communicator when it was announced, and a lot of that success came from the browser it announced in 2007. Today almost every mobile browser uses WebKit, which was the engine that powered mobile Safari, and which Apple was kind enough to open-source to the world, and one of its creators has decided to talk about his [...]