Tuesday, February 16, 2010

RIM Moves to Improve Their Browser

It's about time. One of the advantages the iPhone has over other smartphones is the webkit-based browser. As others get closer, hopefully Apple will be forced to innovate and keep the whole industry moving forward. How? Allowing other browsers, such as Opera's Mini browser onto the iPhone.

RIM Unveils WebKit Internet Browser to Compete With iPhone
Research In Motion Ltd., maker of the BlackBerry phone, unveiled an overhauled Internet browser for its devices today to attract more non-business customers.
‘Today we are announcing an exciting new offering that further expands the market opportunity for the BlackBerry platform,’ said Mike Lazaridis, co-chief executive officer and inventor of the BlackBerry. Lazaridis showed the new WebKit browser at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

1 comment:

NookSurfer said...

Sweet!!! I think this will def gain some brownie points with the top exec and corp users. Now they can whine a little bit less about how their kids' iPhone looks so much cooler


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