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Opera Announces Phone Software Platform

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Oct 17, 2003, 4:57 PM

What is the underlying OS here?

I'm wondering what this is "running on." I read the article, but I couldn't tell.

Is it running on top of Symbian? Nokia's Series 60? Is it a complete platform for the entire firmware on a phone? (No underlying OS?) What exactly are we talking about here?

But despite the lack of details, I have to say that I like the idea of a dynamic "Today" screen (Opera calls it "Home") for my phone. Also, I trust Opera's software much more than that of most companies.
From what I understand, it is designed to be OS-independent. So it could theoretically be integrated with a smartphone OS such as Series 60 or Windows Mobile, or it could be implemented on a feature phone with a proprietary OS.

Not 100% sure, but t...
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