Actually we don't expect anything from Microsoft and don't really care what it does. Anymore, at least.
It's like Java, only not terrible.
And only runs on Windows.
And also it's terrible.
Your attempt to confuse here isn't really helpful.
Google does *sell* Google Glass and Nexus phones and tablets and Chromecast and Nest and soon Dropcams and probably more. They are "Google products" branded and sold by Google as theirs.
Mozilla only has one device that it works on directly, the Firefox OS Flame reference phone. The rest of the hardware you see out there is being made and sold by someone else.
And that's not just true of the hardware. Much of the work going on to extend Firefox OS software into areas outside of phones is being done by third parties for their products.
Mozilla doesn't build hardware. We make software, including Firefox OS. Firefox OS is a completely open platform freely available for any company to build on top of without restriction. There are dozens of companies building Firefox OS-based products today and there will be more tomorrow, covering mobile phones, tablets, TVs, set top boxes, game consoles, streaming dongles, wearables, and more. Some of those companies are working directly with Mozilla and others are taking the code and running with it on their own.
Mozilla is not a public company. It is a 501C3 tax exempt non profit and its wholly owned taxable subsidiary. Our stockholders are the people of the world. Our decisions are based on maximizing the value of the Internet for the benefit of everyone everywhere, especially those who lack representation from the giant institutional multinational publicly traded corporations like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Which phones with 128MB or 256MB of RAM run a modern version of Android?
Firefox OS is trying to fix much of this.
The Web is the most successful platform of all time and we're leading the pack on bringing a the Web platform to mobile in a way that's integrated rather than fractured like the existing app store models.
DROID4 : phone off = no location tracking? I can do without texts from the GF while about my business being an existential threat to the United States.
I completely do not understand anyone storing even remotely confidential data, much less security-related data, on servers hosted by another organization.
If some douche at Motorola is checking out pics of my GF's ass I will really feel like shooting him in the fucking face.
I'm seriously sick of this shit.
> nothing is free, handling cash is not free, writing checks is not free, setting up DD for employees not likely to stick around more than a year is not free.
Correct, these are called "costs of doing business" and should be treated as such by the employer, not clawed back from the employee. Auctioning off the employees to the card companies adds insult to injury.
Fuck those employers/slave-traders.
Squats - even without weight - will strengthen your legs, back stabilizers and the connective tissue in your knee. Do multiple sets to near-failure.
Planks - get in the "up" position of a push-up and stay there, back straight, for a good 30-60 seconds to start. Repeat several times.
This is assuming you can do this while taking short breaks from your work. If you absolutely must incorporate it into your actual while-working time - I don't know, attach a 45 pound plate to your mouse or something.
Hopefully at some point you'll start to feel some benefit, and this will motivate you to dedicate some time to exercise outside of work.