Digia Releases @Web: New Web Browser for UIQ

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Digia has released @Web, a web browser for UIQ smartphones that has been designed to be fully controllable with a finger touch.

Jari-Pekka Heikkilä, VP Smartphone from Digia said, “By creating the new browser we want to provide the users of UIQ based mobile phones the opportunity to see the web as it has been intended.”

Digia @WebFeatures include:

  • Full finger touch UI
  • True web page rendering
  • Page rotation for portrait and landscape browsing
  • Four zoom levels
  • JavaScript 1.5
  • AJAX
  • Netscape compatible Plug-in interface
  • Bookmark folders
  • Embedded audio

This application is based on the open-source Webkit browsing engine ported to UIQ by Digia. Other users of the browser engine include Apple Safari, iPhone, Google Android, and Nokia S60 browser.

It supports UIQ 3 and Symbian OS.

Pricing and Availability

@web available now on Digia’s website. After installation, it will run in trial mode with certain limitations: number of bookmarks and a periodic reminder to purchase. It sells for 8.00 EUR.

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