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Mozilla updates Firefox OS for mobile devices to version 1.3

updated 11:18 am EDT, Thu May 8, 2014

New revision increases app launch speed, improves camera, other features

Alternative operating system Firefox OS 1.3 has been released by Mozilla to its smartphone partners. Key among the improvements in the update are dual-SIM, dual-standby support, giving two lines on compatible phones. Also included are improvements to the camera, including continuous autofocus in addition to flash support.

Firefox OS is a Linux kernel-based, open-source operating system for devices, including phones and tablets. It is being developed by Mozilla, the non-profit organization best known for the Firefox web browser.

Other fixes include faster scrolling and app startup; adaptive search; support for RTSP, asm.js and WebGL; smart collections, and music controls from the lock screen.

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