Presentation on theme: "By Tyler Moore. “Firefox OS is about pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the Web on mobile and enabling entirely new segments of users to."— Presentation transcript:
By Tyler Moore
“Firefox OS is about pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the Web on mobile and enabling entirely new segments of users to come online with their first smartphone. It’s an open source mobile operating system based on Linux, open web standards and Mozilla's Gecko technology that provides a reinvention of what mobile platforms can be.”
Designed for: Smartphones Tablets Smart TVs Can also work on desktops
Uses Gonk Linux kernel and HAL HAL: hardware abstraction layer Gonk is a device porting layer: an adapter between the hardware and Gecko
The front end of the operating system. Default apps: Bluetooth, Browser, Calendar, Camera, Clock, Contacts, Cost Control, Dialer, FL. FM, Gallery, Homescreen, Keyboard, Music, PDF.js, Ringtones, Search, Setringtone, Settings, SMS, System, Video, Wallpaper, and WAPPush.
Still being perfected Multiple app stores Possibly confusing to new smartphone users
It is can fit on a small amount of memory Makes it usable on very cheap phones letting it reach a new group of people who could not afford smart phones before.