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Access Releases Browser for Windows Mobile

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Feb 8, 2008, 11:32 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Today Access made a version of its NetFront mobile browser available to Windows Mobile smartphones. Access is calling the browser a "concept" and it supports Windows Mobile 5. It claims to have better navigation than Pocket Internet Explorer, and faster page rendering times. The download is available for free. Access is the maker of Palm's Garnet OS.



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Feb 8, 2008, 3:01 PM


why would i want this over any other 3rd party browsers? i.e safari mini?
Will safari mini work on Windows Mobile? And if so, where do I go to get it?

Feb 9, 2008, 1:07 AM

Just downloaded it and WOW

In one word, this browser is POWERFUL. It does everything that Opera Mini does and more. When I click and drag my finger around to scroll around the page, it feels like I am moving around a piece of paper on a tabletop. The scroll transition and animation is very smooth. I will even say it scrolls better than scrolling around on Google Maps on the PPC. I've never been able to try the iPhone safari browser, so I can't personally compare. But this pretty much does everything I've seen the iphone browser do on the commercials. It supports simulated resolutions, zoom, display "profiles", multiple tabbed windows, and lots more. I sure hope the May 2008 trial expiration is on the honor system and it won't get disabled automatically. At any rate, I...
Can ya do it through your phone?
I would have to agree that the most impressive part of this browser is the scrolling. It really does have the "grab and throw" smooth scrolling like the iPhone. I downloaded the technology preview of this browser, and it was very disappointing. Thi...

Feb 9, 2008, 12:53 AM

Free trial expires May 2008

☹️ That's a bummer.
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