Firefox OS will ‘search and launch’ and new notification screen




Mozilla has announced the necessary changes to its OS Firefox. During the Mobile World Congress Thus the difference between native apps and web pages should be reduced and the notification system addressed.

That left the software maker to know during a presentation at the Mobile World Congress, which was at CNet. One of the main innovations is the search-and-launch mechanism, which allows users to open apps from the browser directly. To do a search bar can be accessed by swiping down from the top. The search finds web pages, content and apps on the phone, making the boundary between native app and web app should fade, says Mozilla. If there is further down geswiped is a multitasking screen appear.

The new operating system is the notification screen moves. These can be accessed by swiping. From the bottom of the screen up in the future Further ensures swipe from the left or right between apps sure is changed. Mozilla also suggests that the mobile operating system should feel smoother and is working on text prediction: the system allows characters larger or smaller based on the expected keystrokes.

The press conference Mozilla at Mobile World Congress

Probably the reforms announced in the coming months to Firefox OS, version 1.3. Existing devices will probably get an update, although there are no statements made. Currently, Firefox OS 1.3 is available as a pre-release version.

Earlier in the telecom conference announced that Mozilla already several manufacturers with Firefox OS smartphones will come. These are ZTE, Huawei and Alcatel. For now is all about budget mart phones, which probably come out in the spring. Firefox running on OS 1.3.

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