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Mozilla stops the production of Firefox OS smartphones


You need to say goodbye to Firefox Os smartphones. Mozilla  announced today the end of the Firefox OS smartphone. It said they would stop developing and selling these smartphones. They said they would concentrate more on IOT connected devices.

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This announcement was made at the Mozilla’s developer event in Orlando. Ari Jaaksi, Mozilla’s SVP of Connected Devices said that
“We are proud of the benefits Firefox OS added to the Web platform and will continue to experiment with the user experience across connected devices. We will build everything we do as a genuine open source project, focused on user experience first and build tools to enable the ecosystem to grow.
Firefox OS proved the flexibility of the Web, scaling from low-end smartphones all the way up to HD TVs. However, we weren’t able to offer the best user experience possible and so we will stop offering Firefox OS smartphones through carrier channels.
We’ll share more on our work and new experiments across connected devices soon.”

First starting at 2013 Firefox OS was put into low-cost handsets with the target of getting into developing market.
The major downfall of Firefox OS was as it had mostly web-based apps and the sales was poor. 

Another announcement of Mozilla was  the arrival new ad blocker to give more security.

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