“Chris Lee, director of the Firefox OS at Mozilla, said in a video that the One Touch and the Open are the world’s first HTML 5 smartphones,” Hamblen reports. “He demonstrated the use of the Firefox OS, and the use of the camera, as well as Facebook and the Here maps application. The video also describes a Firefox Marketplace, with a variety of apps for games, music, news and productivity”
Hamblen reports, “Ramon Llamas, an analyst at IDC, questioned how well a completely new OS will catch on in the U.S. with consumers. ‘It’s one thing to sell Android and an entirely different thing to sell a Firefox OS phone,’ Llamas said… ‘I can’t see Mozilla gaining any real traction [with Firefox OS] in North America, and minimal traction in other areas of the world,’ said Jack Gold, an analyst at J. Gold Associates.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Looks very familiar:
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