Mozilla shows off its new Firefox launcher for Android

Despite launching its own OS, Mozilla wants more of the Android market — the company just announced that it’ll release its own Android launcher in the coming weeks, with the Firefox browser built right in. But instead of building a launcher from the ground-up, it’s releasing a rebranded version of the just-released EverythingMe launcher instead.

Mozilla wants to help you find new apps and rediscover those you downloaded but forgot. So today it previewed Firefox Launcher for Android, a homescreen replacement powered by Israeli contextual computing startup EverythingMe that will become available for download “in the coming weeks”. Firefox Launcher includes the major features of EverythingMe’s eponymous contextualhomescreen replacement that just came out of beta yesterday. Mozilla tapped the 60-person, $35.5 million-backed EverythingMe to bring contextual experiences to its Firefox OS.

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