Mozilla to Launch App Store, Web Phone Plans: Report
According to a report, Mozilla is expected to announce plans for a Mozilla app store and a smartphone operating system based on its "Boot to Gecko" project.Mozilla is expected to announce plans for its own app store that will launch later this year and is working on a smartphone that would run apps on the phones browser, according to a report in the San Jose Mercury News. The report said Mozilla is expected to announce on Feb. 22 plans for its upcoming Mozilla Marketplace, which will feature mobile applications that can run on iPhones, Android phones or Windows phones. In addition, Mozillas smartphone plans are tied to its Boot to Gecko project, which is an effort to create a Web-based mobile operating system.
In addition, the report said Mozilla could show an early prototype of its technology at the Mobile World Congress 2012 next week in Barcelona, Spain.