Thursday, January 21, 2010

KC Mobile Selects BOLT as Default Web Browser for Mobile Phones Worldwide

Bitstream Inc. announced KC Mobile, a Korean-based manufacturer and leading provider of handsets for the Chinese cell phone market, will preload the BOLTTM mobile browser as the default Web browser in handsets to be distributed around the world. KC Mobile handsets are popular in China, Europe, Russia, South America, and Asia.

KC Mobile is a leading producer of handsets that are distributed throughout the world. In 2004, KC Mobile successfully made inroads into the Chinese market and has since grown to become a leading provider of handsets. In addition to the Chinese market, KC Mobile has secured a solid foothold throughout the world, with distribution in Asia, Europe, South America, and Russia.“The BOLT browser continues to make its mark by offering the best mobile browsing experience available,” said Anna Chagnon, Bitstream president and CEO. “First, our successful beta test garnered praise from industry analysts, media, and over three million end users. Now, manufacturers are weighing in with the first wave of agreements to put BOLT on devices around the world.”

“KC Mobile works to build the best technology into our devices; that’s why we choose the Bolt mobile browser,” said Jacky Lee, director, KC Mobile. “The BOLT browser enables KC Mobile to provide users of our devices with the most fully-featured mobile browser, and delivers fast access to all that the Web has to offer: social networking, shopping, streaming videos and much more. Having the BOLT browser as the default mobile browser on our devices makes our product much more compelling to people all over the world.”

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Opera unveils Devices 10.15 SDK for Linux and Windows & 10 for WinCE @ CES

Opera will unveil two new Software Development Kits (SDKs), the Opera Devices 10.15 SDK for Linux and Windows CE (WinCE) platforms as well as Opera Devices 10 for WinCE (beta) at CES this week.

Opera Devices remains in line with the company’s browsers for desktop computers and mobile phones, ensuring that the latest developments in Web technology are ready to be deployed on TVs, set-top boxes, portable media players, Internet tablets, mobile Internet devices and even car dashboards. In addition to the Opera 10.15 SDKs, Opera is introducing Opera Devices 10 for WinCE (beta), a new Web browser for devices. This feature-rich, full Web browser is based on the same user interface (UI) recently released for Opera Mobile and Opera Mini. As a part of Opera’s strategy to unify the look and feel of its browser products, Opera Devices 10 for WinCE gives customers a market-ready solution that delivers the power of Web technology to nearly any device.

“Opera Devices SDKs are built with freedom and flexibility at their core, giving customers the ability to build a full Web browser, a widget or an application platform on any connected device, including TVs, STBs, media players, mobile Internet devices, and many more,” said Christen Krogh, Chief Development Officer, Opera Software. “The TV industry’s evolution and innovation has created a demand for toolkits that can handle next generation IPTV and hybrid broadcast/broadband services on any TV screen. Opera Devices SDK for Linux is just the comprehensive client to help customers harness the power of Web technology.”

Friday, November 6, 2009

Opera launches Mobile 10 beta for Nokia smartphone platform

Opera Software unveiled the beta of Opera Mobile 10 for Nokia and other Symbian/S60 handsets. Most notable in the new Opera Mobile 10 beta is a sleek design, which Opera first introduced to the world in the recent release of Opera Mini 5 beta. The crisp, new look introduces the Speed Dial, tabbed browsing and the always convenient password manager to Opera Mobile.

Performance was prioritized in this beta. It is twice as fast as the previous Opera Mobile released for Symbian/S60, and users will discover significant speed improvement when downloading pages, zooming and panning. Opera Turbo is also integrated, saving end users both time and money with its server-side compression technology.

“Today’s powerful smartphones deserve an equally powerful browser, like Opera,” said Jon von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. “This beta continues our work to extend the desktop Web experience to mobile phones, allowing users to surf the Web without limitations, even while on-the-go. No matter the device in use, Opera delivers a faster, easier and hassle-free Web experience.” Download the beta software via Opera's portal by clicking on the title to this article

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Google Wave (Preview)

Google Wave is a product that helps users communicate and collaborate on the web. A "wave" is equal parts conversation and document, where users can almost instantly communicate and work together with richly formatted text, photos, videos, maps, and more. Google Wave is also a platform with a rich set of open APIs that allow developers to embed waves in other web services and to build extensions that work inside waves.

Developer Blog: http://googlewavedev.blogspot.com/2009/09/google-wave-in-internet-explorer.html


APIs: http://code.google.com/apis/wave/guide.html


Federation Protocol: www.waveprotocol.org


Plenty more details to follow

Friday, September 18, 2009

sevenload Offering Search Results in 3D via Cooliris 1.11

sevenload announced that it will be showing its search results for videos and photos in 3D via Cooliris 1.11. This exciting new feature is being presented through a partnership with Cooliris, thus allowing the Social Media Network for web TV, photos and videos to expand its extensive search and offering users an entertaining and user-friendly interface.

Users are able to choose between the already existing detailed and thumbnail view and now additionally use the new Cooliris slideshow, powered by the Cooliris Embed Wall, to view and interact with search items. The integration of the embeddable version of the 3D application from Cooliris introduces a streamlined and more efficient search result navigation on www.sevenload.com. Users benefit from faster loading times and compacted search results that are well-arranged in the 3D wall.

In order for users to experience the 3D search results on sevenload, they simply need to click on the Cooliris logo that activates the new screen for all search results. The search results’ preview begins when the mouse is rolled-over the wall and it is able to scroll through the results as well as open up the previewed item with a second click. Visit sevenload portal and download the Cooliris 1.11 browser: www.cooliris.com

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