News tagged ‘mozilla’

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013

Firefox OS to Debut in Five Countries Come June, 11 More by End of the Year

Firefox OS to Debut in Five Countries Come June, 11 More by End of the Year

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs told AllThingsD that the first-wave rollout of the Firefox OS will begin this June.

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013

Firefox Phones to Hit Market Later This Year, First Commerical Build of OS Debuts at MWC (Updated with Video)

Firefox Phones to Hit Market Later This Year, First Commerical Build of OS Debuts at MWC (Updated with Video)

Four hardware makers - Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei - are set to build Firefox phones, which will start retailing from 17 carriers globally, later this year. Mozilla has also announced that it is also demonstrating its first commercial build of its Firefox OS at the MWC 2013.

Sony Jumps on the Bandwagon, Firefox Handset Already in the Works

Sony Jumps on the Bandwagon, Firefox Handset Already in the Works

The fifth, after Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei, to announce that they are making Firefox devices, Sony deputy CEO, Bob Ishida, has commented that their engineers are "currently working with Firefox OS Mobile and HTML 5 evolving technologies" for an upcoming device.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

Mozilla Unveils Two Dev Firefox OS Smartphones for Developers

Mozilla Unveils Two Dev Firefox OS Smartphones for Developers

To get gears up and running, the Mozilla Foundation also announced yesterday that smartphones running the Firefox OS will be available to developers in February. Because the devices are not designed for consumers, they will be running development versions of Firefox OS.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera has confirmed that it'd be implementing WebKit prefixes. And it has now prepared Opera Mobile Emulator builds to test the WebKit prefix support.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

BrowserQuest Shows Off the Power of HTML 5

BrowserQuest Shows Off the Power of HTML 5

Mozilla has decided to use its popular internet browser, Firefox, to showcase the power of HTML 5 by launching a multiplayer game titled BrowserQuest. The game requires no addition plugins to function and is handled entirely by the browser.

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012

Firefox 11 Hits the Streets

Firefox 11 Hits the Streets

While Mozilla's Firefox hit its tenth incarnation not too long ago at the end of January, version 11 is being released today. What improvements for users as well as developers does it bring?

Monday, 12 Mar 2012

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

A Mozilla developer has announced on his blog that they have started work on porting Firefox for the Windows 8 Metro interface.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Mozilla Demos Boot to Gecko at MWC 2012

Mozilla Demos Boot to Gecko at MWC 2012

Boot to Gecko marks Mozilla's first foray into the smartphone realm. We spotted Mozilla's new operating system at Mobile World Congress 2012 and did a quick hands-on. Read on to find out more.

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