The entry of Mozilla into the mobile phone market is something that everyone is looking forward to, presumably especially those who use Mozilla Firefox as their main browser. The browser wars is an ongoing battle, and with this move, Mozilla is making sure it is not limited to the tool used to access web sites.
As was expected, major announcements and unveilings were done at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona over the weekend, with the first smartphones running on Firefox OS being some of the highlights. The rumor mill has been busy, and we’ve known for a while about ZTE and Alcatel working on something based on Firefox OS, but it is only now that we have something solid – two things actually: the ZTE Open and the Alcatel One Touch Fire. [Read more…]