Amp'd To Offer Full Web Browsing
Feb 3, 2006, 3:39 PM by (staff)
Novarra today announced that all Amp'd's handsets are shipping with their nWeb browser. nWeb is a micro-browser that provides access to WAP 2.0 as well as standard web sites. Novarra's servers do most of the work, reformatting regular web content for the small screens and providing accelerated downloading for all web content. Opera recently announced a similar browser, Opera Mini, available to all users of Java-enabled handsets regardless of carrier.
Opera Brings Mini Browser to Windows Phone
Opera today released a beta version of its Opera Mini browser for the Windows platform. Opera Mini for Windows offers many of the app's core features, such as Speed Dial for favorites and easy-to-navigate tabs.
Google's AMP Stories Let Web Publishers Tell Tap-Through Stories with Photos and Videos
Google today announced a preview of AMP stories, a new tool for creators to bring content to the mobile web in a new and engaging way. AMP stories were inspired by the likes of Snapchat and Instagram, which both offer people the ability to tell on-going, ephemeral stories that others swipe through.
Opera Hopes New Android Browser Will Push Growth
Opera Software today announced a wholly refreshed version of Opera Mini for Android devices. Opera gave the browser a new user interface based on Material Design, which lends the browser a more native look and feel to Android devices.
Google's AMP-lified Content to Be Prioritized In Mobile Search
Google today said people should see AMP'd content appear most prominently in mobile search. Google kicked of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages Project) last year with the goal of improving web page load times on the mobile web.
Agreed, carriers like TMobile, Cingular, etc. really could use such a thing.