The makers of Firefox have a new baby on the way, a Firefox-driven mobile OS called Boot to Gecko. CNET's Seth Rosenblatt shares his thoughts on the "Mozillaphone" after some hands-on time with the very rough, very in-development device.
The makers of Firefox have been prepping a smartphone powered by Firefox's Gecko engine. Here's a snapshot of what Boot to Gecko looks like so far.
Mozilla's Boot to Gecko is set to give you the power of a smart phone in a budget-friendly phone -- powered by HTML5.
Instead of an Intel Atom chipset, which has become the de facto standard for this category, the EduBook sports an Xcore86 chip based on the SOC architecture.
From their hands and feet all the way down to their tails, geckos are inspiring all sorts of robotics technology. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi speaks with UC Berkeley research scientists about how they're mimicking nature's gifts in high-tech ways.
The Gecko EduBook has a neat trick that makes it stand out from the netbook flood: the whole system is contained on one tiny chip
The climbing robot from Stanford University doesn't have sticky feet at all. Instead, Stickybot relies on gecko-inspired technology to scale walls. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi visits with the little creature and learns that one day this tech may also enable us to climb like Spider-Man...err, Gecko-Man.
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Scientists have designed a new medical bandage that uses technology inspired by geckos' sticky feet. The technology works on a nanoscale level, providing a real-world application for the often-abstract concepts of nanotechnology.
Under-the-hood enhancements to the browser take advantage of a new rendering engine, Gecko 1.9.1.