Firefox OS is dead

Posted by: QuirksBlog, on 15 Dec 2015 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Last week, after reading this article, I tweeted that Firefox OS is dead. There was some pushback, since despite some important updates the OS will continue to be developed. However, an OS can be functionally dead without development being ceased, and that’s what I meant in my tweet.Firefox OS is a failure. The project started way too late, when all other players in the web ecosystem already had a mobile offering, and it didn’t catch up, either. Although the strategy of aiming at the low-end market...

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