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aka Firefox OS

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Seems like a good idea. Has it compiled for armv6?

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Dazozzo is working on it for the Crescent..

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It also seems rather difficult

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Looks good :)

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Let's hope it works

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Haven't read about Firefox OS, what is it? Is it Android based?
Or is it like Chrome OS, WebOS enyo?

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Basically an OS made of web pages.

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/b2g/

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I am also working away as a side project.

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If it's made with webpages does that mean it'll basically be infinitely customisable? To be honest the default theme leaves a lot to be desired.

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So, it wouldn't work very well on our devices anyway I imagine?..
Being armv6 and all, the web based apps simply won't run properly.
Facebook has problems loading up the thing I want (notifications, messages) on the first hit. It's very slow to react.
Also, html5 isn't the best on our devices.

What will this mean for apps?..

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So it's HTML5 based.

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So it's HTML5 based.


Yeah. It's a complete web based experience, rubbish if you have no Internet.

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Didn't realize skates were armv7 domt know what processor they have

Edited by andy.hyde4, 24 July 2012 - 08:13 AM.

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Didn't realize skates were armv7 domt know what processor they have

they're not armv7... they're armv6.

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Yeah. It's a complete web based experience, rubbish if you have no Internet.


Wrong. You can use it as you would a normal smartphone without internet.

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Wrong. You can use it as you would a normal smartphone without internet.


But if it is a full web style experience, how?..
I read up on it and, correct me if I'm wrong, it uses the Internet for near enough everything?..

Sadly our skates aren't strong on the Internet.. :/ it would take a lot of optimising...

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But if it is a full web style experience, how?..
I read up on it and, correct me if I'm wrong, it uses the Internet for near enough everything?..

Sadly our skates aren't strong on the Internet.. :/ it would take a lot of optimising...


The interface is built on HTML5. Doesn't mean it has to be online. Take Angry Birds Chrome for example. Built wholly on HTML5, but after you've downloaded it on Chrome OS or Chrome, you can play it offline. And it's still HTML5.

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The interface is built on HTML5. Doesn't mean it has to be online. Take Angry Birds Chrome for example. Built wholly on HTML5, but after you've downloaded it on Chrome OS or Chrome, you can play it offline. And it's still HTML5.


This is true. Didn't think of that.

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There are no Firefox OS phones right?
So how do you install it on android?
Can we get WP7, lol :D?

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