Want to take Firefox OS for a spin? Firefox Plugin Makes it Easy

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While Firefox OS isn’t here yet, it is coming soon— sometime in early 2013. If you are interested in the OS and want to give a test drive, you previously could use a nightly build and throw it onto the Raspbery Pi or even flash it to a Galaxy Nexus. These methods were both quite complicated, though. Good news, a new Firefox browser plug-in allows you to emulate FireFox OS on Mac, Linux and Windows.

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Google Chrome Becomes Most Popular Browser in the World

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I’ve been using Google Chrome for quite some time, never really looking back to Firefox or Internet Explorer as a viable alternative. Now, it seems that I am in the majority, statistics show that Google Chrome has indeed become the most popular web browser in the world.

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Early Look: Boot 2 Gecko Mozilla Web-Based Mobile OS

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Palm may have been the company to produce webOS, but Mozilla might be the company to produce one of the first truly web-based operating systems for smartphones. Dubbed Boot 2 Gecko, it’s a mobile OS that relies primarily on the web… not unlike the Chrome OS for Chromebooks.

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Firefox for Android tablets ready for public consumption

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That comes with a huge caveat. This is not at all the final release of the tablet web browser and you might not even call it a real beta build. Instead, they’re saying that Firefox for Android tablet has entered the “nightly builds stage,”

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Mozilla enters the OS realm with its Boot to Gecko

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Mozilla has announced a new project: Boot to Gecko, or B2G for short. The intent is to create an operating system based on the most basic hardware-related aspects of Android with web-standard technologies for everything else. Somewhere between iOS and Adobe AIR, the “Gecko” operating system will initially be used for smartphones and mobile devices – though it seems positioned to grow into Mozilla’s own Chrome OS equivalent.

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