|Mozilla stops developing and selling Firefox OS|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2015-12-08 19:41:53|
Farewell Firefox OS smartphones. Mozilla today announced an end to its smartphone experiment, and said that it would stop developing and selling Firefox OS smartphones. It will continue to experiment on how it might work on other connected devices and Internet of Things networks.
Firefox OS was doomed from the start, just as all the other attempts at competing with iOS and Android. The cold, harsh, and sad truth is that modern mobile computing just isn't conducive to small and upstart platforms. You need the applications, you need the scale, you need the hearts and minds.
And all of those are taken by Google and Apple, and nobody else matters. It's too late.
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