Samsung working on forming a partnership between Tizen and Firefox OS

Just how badly does Samsung want to split from Android? Amid rumblings that the Korean based manufacturer feels responsible for Android's success (to be fair, Samsung does have the lead in global market share amongst smartphone manufacturers), Samsung’s Chief Secretary Wonsuk Lee said at an HTML5 conference that thecompany is working on fostering a relationship between its Tizen OS and Firefox OS...
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38. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Exactly. The orig Droid put Android on the map. Not Samsung.

53. alpinejason

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

You are correct sir the Droid brand is verizon

32. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Any person who think samsung = android is clueless or closed minded fanboys like you :) and some uneducated people.

34. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

fanboy like me?? i just give an example kid.. i never proclaimed that samsung = android.. can you read properly?? did you use your eyes to read?? or because you had problem with me?? lol.. kids these day..

36. yudi.nemesis unregistered

You think i'm a kid?? hahaha... I'm 100% that you are closed minded samsung fanboy because you always defend samsung even when you know that samsung doing something wrong. That's the reason why i say “Any person who think samsung = Android is clueless or closed minded fanboys JUST LIKE U” :)

46. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

and you're just close minded SONY BOY that hates samsung so much.. and sorry in fact my last samsung phone is my s3 and now i've been using the htc one for 7 months.. i defend samsung from kids like YOU.. why?? butt hurt sony boy likes you keep bashing samsung in any samsung articles as far as i know.. but have you ever saw me bashing sony phones on any sony's article?? NO , coz i'm mature enough and i'm not sucking my thumb anymore like you're doing now boy.. :)

51. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Let me tell something about me. I always bash samsung and their fanboys only when samsung doing something wrong or when samsung fanboy say something stupid. If you are “mature enough” you will never defend your beloved company like mindless armies. Just FYI I'm also samsung and nokia loyal customer since 2009 and until this day there is only 4 devices from sony that i ever use K750i, RX100, Xperia ZR and Tablet Z. If you can show me that sony have done some dirty moves like samsung i'll start bashing sony.

4. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Samsung does not want to "split" with Android, in my opinion. More like they want to have an OS they can foster to not be so dependant on Android. I can't see how leaving Android will help them at all. The two make up the most successful pairing ever. Not just in mobile..... EVER. Well, that Reese's pairing may have an argument, but OTHER then them.......

5. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

It's amazing how idiots bring up iOS into this conversation. It's more people that create apple vs android war than the actual companies. All OS's are pretty amazing just find out which one you like.

10. MojoDojo

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Can someone who knows a lot about this tell me why Samsung would want to leave Android? I would not say that Samsung made ​​Android famous or vice versa .. but today Samsung and Android together are the biggest in the smartphone industry. Why risk it?

15. Boybawang

Posts: 204; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

Because the burden of Android forced Samsung to pay fines to both Apple and Microsoft in Billions total and its still going on. Shame because Android is an excellent OS too bad some features are borrowed tech

21. tedkord

Posts: 17117; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Nothing from Android cost them a penny in fines. Some license fees. And every OS has borrowed tech. Every new feature in iOS 7 came from another mobile OS.

39. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

edit...

12. DigitalJedi_X2

Posts: 346; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

I'm pretty sure that if Android were to never have been, Samsung would not be in the position they're in now. I say Android and Samsung are responsible for each others success.

14. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

^^^^^^^^ this I agree with many of you. Tizen will be a supplement to Android and not a replacement. I would go with Windows before Tizen.

23. W.P._Android_in_that_Order

Posts: 208; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

I really hope this takes off.

24. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

You know anyone saying that android is slow or a resource hog is stuck in a time when this once was true. All I can say is I love my nexus 5 and I'll put it up against any iPhone or wp phone out right now. I'm sorry Samsung but you need to stop before you end up dead in the water. I'm not a fanboy I have been using android since 2009 and watched it grow. I had a little affair with wp and went back. My friend has an iPhone and I fix all of his problems. So yes I can truly say that Android you have become a very mature young adult with so much potential ahead of you.

40. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Exactly....seems like many are caught in a 2008, 2009 time warp....

49. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

android is still a resource hog if you look closely that android yes has been improving but the game changer is the hardware advancement in the last few years they just answered the question by giving android the resources it need !!

50. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

Project svelte

31. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

But this partneership would be nice for their success.

35. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Don't care for Samsung myself, so this shouldn't effect my future purchases greatly, as I'm hearing the siren call of Gomoto lately anyways. Jmtc.

54. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

I think Samsung should use a different OS, Because they don't appreciate Android anyway, please add them to the listed of user to be good companies Another episode of 'where are they' coming up.. lol
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