Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:42 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Firefox OS could actually be wildly successful, no matter how underwhelming the actual phones may be. And that's because - at least for now - you're not the customer; your carrier is." I'm extremely disappointed by Firefox OS so far. There's nothing wrong with the low-end hardware we've seen during MWC, but there is something wrong with low-end hardware that can't even properly run its operating system. To make matters worse, carriers are the boss here. Terrible first impression.
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jacquouille
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2006-01-02

Just take a look at https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/demos/detail/bananabread and then please comment on whether you still think that JS JITs can't do "meaningful optimizations".

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

You mean a 1996 game quality in 2013 where the GPU is doing most of the real work, yeah really impressive.

Edited 2013-02-28 15:16 UTC

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Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Impressive, and JS has come a long way, but it is a little silly to argue for its merits for CPU bound performance by using a GPU bound game with yesteryear graphics.

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