Category: Mobile Browsers

HTC Confirms Browser Privacy Issue, Plans to Fix It

By | June 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

HTC Confirms Browser Privacy Issue, Plans to Fix ItHTC Corporation has confirmed earlier reported browser privacy issue and is working already to fix it. Company has also released an official statement that suggest phone storage formatting. Here it is:
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BOLT Renders Its Billionth Page

By | June 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mobile web browser BOLT, which is now used by more than 7.3 million people worldwide, has rendered its billionth web page, Bitstream (company behind it) announced earlier this week.

“In July of last year Bitstream announced that BOLT climbed past 100 million Web pages rendered” … “The first 100 million pages are always the hardest.”

Said Anna Magliocco-Chagnon, CEO of Bitstream.

What’s so great about BOLT?
It works on pretty much any JM2ME mobile phone
Scores 100/100 in the ACID3 test (WebKit-based)
Allows video streaming
Has a password/download manager
Tabs support
… and more

You may download it in two flavors: BOLT and BOLT Lite.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

By | May 31, 2010 | 10 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

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Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradeable Internet Explorer
With many mobile web browser choices floating around, Internet Explorer is certainly not one of them.

Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox Home
Mozilla has recently announced an upcoming project that is “Firefox Home”.

Google Releases Chrome 5 Stable
Few days ago, Google has released the final version of Google Chrome 5 web browser, tagged as version 5.0.375.55, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Continue Reading

Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradeable Internet Explorer

By | May 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradable Internet ExplorerWith many mobile web browser choices floating around, Internet Explorer is certainly not one of them.

Furthermore, it is being upgraded only within new Windows Mobile release (and that does not happen very often).

However, things are about to change. One of the IE Mobile team members has revealed that Internet Explorer will receive updates independently of Windows Phone 7 itself. Continue Reading

uZard – Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

By | May 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

uZard Web P is yet another web browser for Windows Mobile and BlackBerry platforms. Just like its competitors, this browser has its strengths and weaknesses.

uZard uses approach similar to Opera Mini, which is beneficial in many ways: lower memory footprint, easy updating and more (does not mention compression).
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

It does indeed support Flash and Silverlight (also other audio/video formats), however, when it comes to actual browsing, you might want to look somewhere else.

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Skyfire for iPhone is Coming, Possible Flash and Silverlight Support?

By | April 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Skyfire for Iphone is ComingJeff Glueck, the CEO of Skyfire congratulated Opera team and dropped a hint about the upcoming Skyfire for iPhone release:

“Everyone at Skyfire was heartened by this decision by Apple, to open up their platform and believe this sets a solid precedent for additional innovation in mobile browsing from other companies.

Skyfire believes this approval is a solid first step and there’s still major consumer demand for great rich media and video browsing on these devices. Our philosophy is that enhanced speed AND all the rich media of the web can be together in one browser. Continue Reading