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Ubuntu Phone, Tizen, Firefox OS: The mobile battle for fifth ...

Ubuntu Phone, Tizen, Firefox OS: The mobile battle for fifth ... | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it
Firefox will run apps built in HTML5 and use JavaScript to communicate with the hardware; Ubuntu will have its native applications built in Qt, but HTML5 apps will also have the ability to access the system's features and be ...

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Shuttleworth: Ubuntu to Focus on Cloud and Mobile in 2013 | The VAR Guy

Shuttleworth: Ubuntu to Focus on Cloud and Mobile in 2013 | The VAR Guy | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has identified the cloud and mobile devices as key areas of focus for Ubuntu and Canonical in 2013. Can they deliver?

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Mozilla's Boot 2 Gecko mobile OS to show up first in Brazil - Neowin

Mozilla's Boot 2 Gecko mobile OS to show up first in Brazil - Neowin | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it
Think about it, why should you need a mobile OS like Android, iOS, &, WP7, AND a cloud OS, like Chrome OS & Joli OS, when you can have both in 1? Personally, I've been waiting for Boot ....
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The Smartphone Disruptors In 2013 Will Be Mozilla/Firefox, Jolla/Sailfish, and Ubuntu Mobile - Forbes

The Smartphone Disruptors In 2013 Will Be Mozilla/Firefox, Jolla/Sailfish, and Ubuntu Mobile - Forbes | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it
Firefox's announcement today of the impending availability of the Firefox OS mobile smartphone continues a trend over the last few months of a new type of smartphone... the boutique smartphone.

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Here's the secret success sauce in Ubuntu's phone platform | GigaOM Mobile Tech News

Here's the secret success sauce in Ubuntu's phone platform | GigaOM Mobile Tech News | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it

Canonical announced a version of Ubuntu for smartphones on Wednesday, showing of the software on a Galaxy Nexus handset. The company is mostly known for its user-friendly Linux desktop operating system: Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux distributions and some hardware makers have sold computers with Ubuntu instead of Microsoft Windows. Canonical expects actual phones running Ubuntu near the end of 2013 although a build for some smartphones, such as the Nexus, will become available in a few weeks.

 

Based on press videos I’ve seen so far, Ubuntu on a phone looks as polished as iOS and open as Android, which could make for an attractive combination. The platform doesn’t require a hardware button for the home screen or task switching. Instead, users swipe from the edge of the phone display for in app navigation, settings and the home screen. Web and native apps will be supported. Here’s a short video demo for a quick look:

 

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Top 4 Mobile OS Alternatives to Apple, Android | SiliconANGLE

Top 4 Mobile OS Alternatives to Apple, Android | SiliconANGLE | emerging mobile tech | Scoop.it
... Its Messaging · siliconANGLE » Top 4 Mobile OS Alternatives to Apple, Android ... Mozilla plans to launch a new mobile operating system – Firefox OS, which is completely open and based on HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.
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