Items tagged with Boot to Gecko

Do consumers really need yet another smartphone platform to consider when shopping a mobile device? We're about to find out. Perhaps you've heard of Mozilla's 'Boot to Gecko' (B2G) project, essentially an open source operating system that puts all its chips into HTML5. Well, it appears that the first phone to run B2G will be released in Brazil perhaps by the end of this year, and if not, by early 2013. B2G is an interesting proposition. It's being designed so that HTML5 applications run natively, which should make devices built around the platform run fast and responsive. "It's an open platform... Read more...