Our Favorite April Fools’ Pranks, Japes and Tomfoolery

Whether you love it or hate it, April Fools’ Day seems to be more popular in the technology world than almost any other unofficial holiday. In this post, we’ve collected some of our favorite pranks, tricks and bogus news stories from today for your amusement.

Mozilla Wants Everyone to Have a Web App Store

Mozilla today announced a proposed open ecosystem for web apps that’s built on standards such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The concept sounds great in theory, as developers won’t need to rely on a centralized storefront, but does the web really need yet another app store?

Trick of the Light Turns Small Phones Into Big Devices

Have you seen the Mozilla Seabird concept phone yet? It has amazing design features and enough tech to make even the most hard-core geeks drool. You won’t see the device come to market, but it does illustrate how future smartphones must evolve to improve user interaction.

Mozilla to Launch Firefox Home, an iPhone app

In October 2009, Mozilla’s outgoing CEO John Lilly told me that Mozilla would soon release an app that gave iPhone users access to their Firefox browsing history, bookmarks and set of tabs from their most recent browser session. Now Firefox Home-app is all-set to launch.

Mozilla's Weave Sync Tool Hits Version 1.0, Aims for Firefox Users

After spending years in beta, Mozilla’s Weave synchronization tool is finally out in a new version 1.0. Firefox users who tote multiple devices will especially take to the extension, which is slated to eventually track and sync all your Firefox preferences.

4 Reasons Why Mozilla's Raindrop Matters

What’s important to remember in light of the launch of Mozilla’s Raindrop, which the company calls an “open experiment in web messaging,”…

Mozilla Mobile Browser Not Coming Until 2010

Mozilla beat Google (NSDQ: GOOG) to the browser market by a few years, but it may not be ready for mobile until 2010, Mozilla Foundation Cha…

GigaOM Interview: John Lilly, CEO of Mozilla Corp.

It may have taken some time, but I finally got a chance to sit down with John Lilly, the newly appointed CEO of Mozilla Corp. We chatted about everything from Mozilla’s late entry into mobile browsing to shortcomings of today’s browsers and Firefox 3.0. Listen for a jab at the iPhone, as well. Continue Reading