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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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Video demo: Nokia’s MeeGo OS on a tablet device

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Even though Nokia is promising a bunch of updates to Symbian next year, it's also hard at work on developing its MeeGo mobile operating system too. This isn't even really beta material yet, but a video has been put together of MeeGo doing its thing on a tablet device.

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Android gets early build of Fennec (Firefox Mobile) today

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As great as your smartphone hardware may be, it's the software that can make or break your user experience. If you're looking for an alternative on your Android phone, Mozilla wants you to try Fennec for Android, which is available for download now.It should be noted that the current build of Fennec (previously known as Firefox Mobile) is nowhere near what a complete project should look like. It's not even in beta testing mode. They're saying that this build is "pre-alpha," so I wouldn't have the highest expectations for reliability.

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Google Android smartphones get loaded with Firefox Mobile

Fennec Mobile (FireFox Mobile) Beta for Android devices

People got pretty excited when the Mozilla crew said they'd be making a mobile version of the popular Firefox web browser. Unfortunately, the versions released were for less popular platforms. That's changing, because they now have Fennec for Android and it's available for download today.As you may recall, the first version of "Firefox Mobile" (Fennec) was made available for Nokia Internet tablets, but not too many people are rocking those just yet. Then, they shifted their attention to Windows Mobile, but few people are using those smartphones too. Android is on the rise, so it seems that Mozilla has it right this time.

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Mozilla Developing iPhone App, Not Fennec Browser?

Mozilla Thunderbird has become quite the popular email program, replacing Microsoft Outlook on many computers. The same can be said about Mozilla Firefox becoming a popular web browser on our home computers. Well, the team at Mozilla are busy working on something for the Apple iPhone too, but it might not be the Fennec web browser. As you may recall, ...

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