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Telemetry – Reboot, Firefox OS, Probe Expiration

Telemetry has seen a resurgence of development of late due in large part to the reboot of the server side component. A group of us gathered in Portland last week to hack on Telemetry concepts (and code). I would like … Continue reading

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Help wanted: Firefox OS UA detection

Firefox for Android and Firefox OS, while based on the same Gecko platform, have one key difference with respect to compatibility: their user agent (UA) string. The difference between the UA strings for these two products is the inclusion of … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Nov 9, 2012 – Video update, UA detection tools, Phony for B2G?

Video update I gave a short update about mobile Web compatibility during the Oct. 22, 2012, Mozilla project meeting. This update should bring you up-to-speed on the problem and the various initiatives that we have underway to tackle it. The … Continue reading

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Come Test the Mobile Web! Tues Oct 23, 2012 – 12pm PT

To support our mobile Web compatibility evangelism efforts, we need to understand the top site issues. Come out tomorrow at 12pm PT to test the mobile Web and report issues. No experience necessary. We’ll help you get your test environment … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Oct 19, 2012 – H.264, navigator.platform, Spade, Phony

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. H.264 video playback Maire Reavy (media product manager) provided a list of video sites to test for video playback compatibility. Aaron Train has bucketed them as follows: H.264 video that’s working … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Oct 12, 2012 – Issue Tracking, Brightcove H.264, Firefox OS UA Whitelist

Site testing and outreach Firefox mobile evangelism issues are currently tracked in the Firefox for Android -> Evangelism component in Bugzilla. However, there is another notable mobile Firefox platform: Firefox OS. In addition, there exists a Tech Evangelism product in … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Oct 5, 2012 – MozCamp, User Agents, Microsoft.com, Google Images and Maps

For various reasons I did not blog about mobile Web compatibility updates in September. Here then, are some highlights of what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this past month. MozCamp Europe 2012, Warsaw Jason Smith and I presented Opening Up … Continue reading

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User Agent Discussions

There are several discussions currently taking place about various facets of the user agent (UA) in Firefox, Firefox for Android, and B2G. In case you missed them, here are links to the current discussions: Adding hardware tokens to the UA … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Aug 31, 2012 – Firefox OS UA, testing article, smoke tests

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Firefox OS UA reverted The Firefox OS user-agent (UA) has been reverted to include the “Android” token. It is not yet clear whether this is a temporary or permanent change. The … Continue reading

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My Submission for the Firefox OS Wallpaper Contest

The Firefox OS wallpaper contest recently closed. From the photoset on Flickr, I see that there were 2,557 submissions. Here’s my submission of Firefox Leaves.

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