But then Mozilla explained that competing against the iPhone and Android wasn’t their objective. It was to make a smartphone for people that didn’t have access to or the resources to buy a cutting edge smartphone. That’s pretty noble and fits right into Mozilla’s vision.
As great as that is, that’s not what has me excited for Firefox OS. It’s the fact that it’s 100% HTML/CSS/JS and that you can access the OS code. Just imagine, you don’t like the way that the phone displays your contacts, you can just go in and change it to be the way you want. Have an idea on how you can improve something? Then do it yourself and put it online for others to use. Come up with a cool little app that would be really helpful for you? Code it up and put it on your phone without having to download Xcode or learn Java.