Nokia Purchases Novarra To Boost Mobile Internet Browsing
By on March 26th, 2010

Nokia Corp, the world’s largest cell phone maker, has purchased Novarra, a Chicago based mobile browser company.
Novarra Technology will be used on Nokia smartphones by the end of the year to ease mobile internet browsing.

The Novarra Vision Browser will have support for

  • Flash
  • full HTML with complex JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • RSS
  • Widgets

Apart from this, it also includes a “fit to screen” layout, zooming, scrolling, password management, and autofill.

Novarra also claims to be much faster in rendering very complex Web pages, as it does not make use of webkit rendering engine, which is usually used by quality smartphone platforms including Android.
The company has made a detailed video explaining all of the above points quite clearly. Be sure to have a look at this video.

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