mobile os

Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Another Monday, another questionable story about marketshare and smartphones is making its way around the tech blogs. This one centers on data collected by StatCounter, a site that collects data usage on browsing habits. They claim to gather data on more than 3 million websites and 15 billion page views per month, making them one of the largest aggregating companies around. Recently,...

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Mozilla enters the smartphone wars with Firefox OS, takes on Windows Phone and Android

Mozilla enters the smartphone wars with Firefox OS, takes on Windows Phone and Android

For the last few years, Mozilla, makers of the king of indie browsers Firefox, have been working on a new mobile OS called Boot2Gekko. The OS was built around HTML5 and CSS coding tools and it tended to look very much like Android and iOS—that is it was a collection of icons laid out in a grid with some notifications. Today, in a somewhat surprising move they announced the re-naming of...

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